| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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.