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  • Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year

    Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year
    The massive $1.26 billion project to replace the ailing Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach will be delayed at least a year, port officials announced. Originally expected to open by the end of 2016, port officials say the bridge that will rise over...
  • La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned

    La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned
    Ten Years Ago News agencies from around the world reported the anticipation among engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the Cassini-Huygens mission, managed by JPL, reached the end of its seven-year voyage to begin exploring...
  • 'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July

    'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July
    Activists opposed to one of the options under consideration for the completion of the 710 Freeway — a multibillion-dollar, 4.9-mile tunnel — have announced plans to march Friday in the annual Independence Day Festival of Balloons parade in...
  • Caltrans warns of freeway closures

    Caltrans warns of freeway closures
    State transportation officials warned motorists this week about a number of temporary freeway closures in Burbank, as well as the long-term closure of the Burbank Boulevard onramp to the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway as part of the $355-million...
  • Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse

    Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse
    The northbound 215 Freeway in Perris reopened Wednesday morning nearly 20 hours after a big rig struck an under-construction bridge. Crews were working overnight and throughout the morning to clear debris from the northbound lanes, which were closed...
  • Out of the Blue: A plea from the heart for bike safety

    Last Tuesday night, about 200 bicycle enthusiasts assembled at Laguna Beach City Hall to voice their outrage over the needless death one month to the day of cyclist and Laguna resident John Colvin. They called for the kind of immediate change that...
  • Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety

    Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety
    About 100 bicyclists pedaled to — and then filled — Laguna Beach City Council chambers Tuesday night in a quest for safer streets. They knew the council was expected to vote on an urban planner, and they wanted their voices heard. The...
  • California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

    California approves big fines for wasting water during drought
    Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday. Saying that it was time to increase conservation in the midst of one of the worst droughts in decades, the...
  • Franklin Elementary to receive new look

    Franklin Elementary to receive new look
    After working for more than a year, parents at Franklin Elementary secured a $1-million grant that will enable the campus to undergo an environmental transformation. In November 2012, a handful of parents who send their children to the magnet school...
  • City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan

    City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan
    The Laguna Beach City Council directed city staff on Tuesday to look into the possibility of a short-term moratorium on development in Laguna Canyon. The council had been listening in recent sessions to residents' concerns about proposed and approved...
  • Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case

    Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case
    The husband of a Montebello councilwoman who was charged with selling methamphetamine near a school pleaded guilty Thursday. Ruben Guerrero, 44, entered his plea to one count of possession for sale of a controlled substance and admitted to the...