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  • Brew at the Zoo: You can drink with the animals

    Brew at the Zoo: You can drink with the animals
    Friday night beer and beasts come together again at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Garden’s annual summertime Brew at the Zoo festival featuring 35 breweries, three local bands, and snacks served among the elephants, gorillas and reptiles....
  • Street closures slated near Empire Center

    Motorists this week can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews work on the $355-million Empire construction project on the Golden State (5) Freeway, state transportation officials said.   From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night...
  • 'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus

     'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus
    To the editor: In what universe are toll roads an appropriate way of relieving congestion on public highways? The way to relieve congestion is to provide more efficient, alternative means of transportation, not to limit access to publicly funded roads...
  • In the Pipeline: 405 toll plan another government abuse

    So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote. No, the Air Quality Management District has not returned to try to ban our fire pits again after suffering a huge...
  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • 'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain

    'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain
    A man's "badly decomposed" body was found early Thursday in a storm drain on the southbound 605 Freeway in Lakewood. A worker for the California Department of Transportation discovered the body about 1:30 a.m. in the storm drain at Carson Street,...
  • Lawmakers OK bill setting standards for campus sexual assault policies

    To address the problem of rape on campuses, California colleges and universities would have to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity under a proposal passed by state lawmakers Thursday. If signed by Gov....
  • Canyon congestion on the agenda

    Canyon congestion on the agenda
    Adding lanes to Laguna Canyon Road seemed like an unpopular solution to congestion on the main entryway into the city when a city-hired consultant unveiled an initial report on the corridor Tuesday. RBF Consulting, which has an office in Irvine, has...
  • Northern California counties revive an old idea for a breakaway state

    Northern California counties revive an old idea for a breakaway state
    YREKA, Calif. — Farmers, ranchers and onetime loggers were among those who packed a church community room here in August to listen to a former state lawmaker convey his vision of a cleaved — and more governable — California. The...
  • Plan for LED signs being reconsidered

    Plan for LED signs being reconsidered
    Previously approved LED signage for Metro Pointe is heading back to Costa Mesa City Hall for further review next week. On Dec. 16, Councilwoman Sandy Genis appealed the Planning Commission's earlier approval, and now the matter is scheduled to go before...
  • Freeway pothole was a patch job that unraveled, Caltrans says

    Freeway pothole was a patch job that unraveled, Caltrans says
    The large pothole that damaged roughly 22 vehicles Tuesday morning on a 5 Freeway connector in Boyle Heights stemmed from a patch job performed the day before after a big rig overturned, damaging the bridge deck. Engineers with the California Department...