| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:01 PM
One of Glendale Unified's oldest schools is in the running for a $1-million grant that would transform its asphalt-dominated campus into a modern environmental beacon.
The parents of children who attend Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Glendale's...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:11 AM
[Note: This article was corrected. See details below.]
The Japanese dual-language immersion program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary will be downsized rather than moved to another school, the Glendale Unified school board decided Tuesday.
The vote ended...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council met Monday to discuss whether to pursue a lawsuit to prevent toll roads on the 405 Freeway, a proposal that was met with stiff opposition from area cities last year.
Though there was no public report from the closed-session...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:08 PM
All northbound lanesof the 5 Freeway north of Burbank were closed Wednesday afternoon after flooding sent mud and debris across the interstate.
Flooding also closed all but one southboundlane, backing up traffic into Sun Valley, according to the Los...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:05 PM
All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway north of Burbank were closed Wednesday afternoon after flooding sent mud and debris across the interstate.
Flooding also closed all but southbound one lane, backing up traffic into Sun Valley.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The leaders of Orange County's largest tollway system cleared the way Thursday for a $2.4-billion bond sale designed to shore up the sagging finances of one of its highway networks.
Proceeds from the bonds will be used to refinance the Foothill-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Re: “Parents take the lead in school's grant proposal,” Oct. 5, I join other Rancho residents in hearty support of this proposed “green” transformation of the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's grounds on Lake Street.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Riders of the Bay Area's commuter rail system may still have to find alternative means of getting to work Tuesday if no labor agreement is reached by midnight.
Users of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system were spared from a shutdown at the last minute...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:35 PM
OAKLAND – Less than 90 minutes before a midnight strike deadline for the Bay Area’s commuter rail system, union leaders agreed to extend negotiations for one more day, sparing 200,000 round-trip riders the anxiety of a scramble for alternative...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:03 PM
OAKLAND — The San Francisco Bay Area braced for a potential regional transit strike as the clock ticked toward an 11:59 p.m. cutoff of negotiations that have dragged on since April.
After a late Sunday impasse, both sides reported for talks Monday...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:36 AM
OAKLAND -- A federal mediator emerged early Tuesday from marathon talks between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two major unions to say that talks would continue and that trains would run throughout the day.
The announcement, which came after 1 a.m.,...