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  • Newton: An MTA power play

    Newton: An MTA power play
    The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change. In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
  • Glendale councilman on MTA seat: 'My future in local politics, really, could come down to this'

    Glendale councilman on MTA seat: 'My future in local politics, really, could come down to this'
    The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change. In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
  • Glendale City Council candidates explain why they should be elected

    The 12 candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale City Council outline what makes them the best choice. Jefferson Black What City Hall needs is a diplomatic problem-solver. I’m open-minded, willing to listen to both sides of every issue. I&...
  • Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief

    Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief
    Julian Burke, a corporate turnaround expert who brought a steady hand and political savvy to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority when it was teetering financially and facing federal scrutiny for poor bus service across Los Angeles County, died...
  • Obama Vows To Find Those Responsible For Bombings

    — President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done. "We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
  • Alhambra declares '710 Day,' reaffirms support for freeway extension

    Alhambra declares '710 Day,' reaffirms support for freeway extension
    Proclaiming July 10 as "710 Day" in the city, Alhambra reaffirmed its support for a controversial tunnel that would connect the Long Beach and Foothill freeways. “We as a city want to raise awareness that now is the time [the 710 freeway] can be...
  • Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff

    Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff
    Last week's derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Fairfield left dozens injured, tens of thousands inconvenienced and taxpayers footing the bill for millions of dollars in repairs. It also proved just how fragile our rail network is, as...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • CTA banks on gift vending machine

    CTA banks on gift vending machine
    The CTA is banking that enough people want transit collectibles that it's now offering CTA gifts by vending machine. The CTA has sold $1,500 in merchandise from the gift vending machine the agency put in the lobby of its Near West Side headquarters in...
  • Carmageddon: Bridge demolition enters 'critical phase'

     
    As the sun set Saturday night, workers demolishing the Mulholland Drive bridge switched on bright lights and began one of the most delicate phases of the operation: using diamond-sheathed wire saws to cut through the "bent caps" that top the......
  • Villaraigosa: Cuts to transportation would be 'devastating blow'

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa warned a Senate committee that federal cuts to transportation would be a "devastating blow." It would set back local projects and damage the nation's economic recovery....