| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in the...
| Dec 15, 2012
The way that Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the cabalists of the San Gabriel Valley cities treated Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian over his Metropolitan Transportation Authority board appointment because he opposes the 710 Freeway...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:11 PM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:31 PM
About $17 million in safety improvements at four rail crossings along the San Fernando Road corridor in Glendale could begin next year, officials announced Thursday.
Planned upgrades at crossings for Sonora and Grandview avenues, Chevy Chase Drive and...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:33 AM
MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon.
Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Riders and commuters will see an increase in fares and tolls. The question is how much of an increase will there be?
The base fare is currently $2.25. A series of 4 proposals were put forth Monday by the staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Millions of Californians in schools, offices and hospitals paused their routines at 10:18 a.m. Thursday to participate in an earthquake drill billed as the largest such safety exercise in U.S. history.
In the east portal lobby of Union Station in...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:46 AM
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 64-year-old woman in a wheelchair died one day after she fell backwards down the escalator at the Hollywood/Highland Metro Red Line station on Tuesday.
"Apparently the elevator ... was out of service operating from the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:57 AM
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- More than two dozen people were taken to the hosptial after a crash involving a dump truck, an MTA bus and a BMW in Hollywood Tuesday morning.
It happened just after 8 a.m. in the 7800 block of Hollywood Boulevard., between...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
— 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'...