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  • Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies
    Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m. "He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...
  • Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway

    Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway
    Without any help from Winnie-the-Pooh, Caltrans is making quick work of a honey spill on the 605 Freeway. The California Highway Patrol reported that a truck carrying 42,000 pounds of honey overturned on the 605 Freeway near Valley Boulevard on Monday...
  • Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says

    Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says
    Southern California freeways are smoother than they were two years ago, but nearly a quarter of lane miles are still in poor condition — the highest percentage of any California region, according to a new pavement quality study. About 22% of the...
  • La Cañada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project

    La Cañada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project
    The city of La Cañada Flintridge has joined four other cities — Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre — in an alliance designed to respond quickly and efficiently to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) underway by Metro and...
  • 818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure

    818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, March 6, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 72 and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. - To the delight of parents and students, a unique crossing-guard program at a Rosemont...
  • City seeks more input before increasing speed limit

    The Laguna Beach City Council determined that more public input is needed before it makes any recommendations to Caltrans about possibly increasing speed limits along six sections of state-owned Coast Highway. The council voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds

    Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds
    Californians aren't depending quite as heavily on cars for commutes and errands as they did a decade ago, according to a new survey by Caltrans. Although driving is still by far the most dominant mode of transportation across the state, accounting for...
  • More Californians ditching their cars in favor of bikes, walking

    More Californians ditching their cars in favor of bikes, walking
    The rate of Californians walking, biking or taking transit on a typical day doubled to 22% over a 10-year span starting in 2001, according to a new study released by state transportation officials. The study also found that the rate of Californians...
  • 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...
  • Pasadena light rail plans pose alternative to 710 extension

    Glendale 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...
  • Caltrans: 5 and 710 freeway closures could last until midnight

    Caltrans: 5 and 710 freeway closures could last until midnight
    A major freeway interchange near downtown Los Angeles may remain closed until midnight after a motorist on the northbound 5 Freeway plowed into an overpass construction site early Saturday, killing the driver and injuring the passenger.  The crash...