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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Pasadena light rail upgrades could trump 710 extension

    La Cañada officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up

    Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up
    Six years after an ambitious rail project left a small Orange County city on the edge of bankruptcy, the transportation chief who oversaw the $650-million plan was told he’ll be sent to prison if he fails to quickly pay back a large share of his...
  • L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom

    L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom
    Ayelet Feiman fixed her gaze on the graffiti ringing the highway overpass, thinking out loud. "Is it Caltrans property?" she asked, a pen poised in one hand, a smartphone dangling from the other. "Is it city property because it's a city bridge?" It...
  • 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...
  • Newport fights wrongful-death claims

    The families of two dead bicyclists have filed wrongful-death claims this year against Newport Beach, alleging that the city let dangerous street conditions for bikers persist. On April 29, the family of an Irvine bicyclist killed in a crash last year...
  • Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours

    Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours
    A fatal crash involving a dump truck shut down the eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for much of the morning commute Wednesday. The collision between the truck and a car occurred shortly before 3:45 a.m. near Fruit Street, sending the truck through...
  • La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
  • 818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home

    818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, June 12. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday in...
  • Traffic squeezed after semi spills oranges onto San Diego County road

    Traffic squeezed after semi spills oranges onto San Diego County road
    A narrow mountain pass in northern San Diego County was blanketed with oranges Tuesday after a truck’s trailer tipped over and knocked over dozens of bins of the  citrus. California Highway Patrol received a call about 8:50 a.m. reporting the...
  • Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway

    Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway
    The 405 Freeway Cities Coalition will present a forum Thursday evening to gather public input about the state's proposal to add toll lanes on the 405 Freeway. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845...
  • CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt

    CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt
    The California Highway Patrol has requested criminal charges be filed against entertainer Steve-O for defacing a San Diego freeway sign as part of an anti-SeaWorld stunt. Steve-O, whose full name is Stephen Gilchrist Glover, posted a YouTube video...