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  • Metro chief orders probe of track flaw where Blue, Expo lines meet

     
    The chief executive officer of the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has asked the agency’s inspector general to investigate an alignment problem on the new Expo Line that experts say presents a risk of derailment....
  • 710 Freeway extension plan should be killed, assemblyman says

     
    710 Freeway extension plan: Assemblyman Anthony Portantino on Wednesday demanded the California Department of Transportation stop all work on a proposed extension of the 710 Freeway....
  • Crews repair big pothole on 405 Freeway that flattened tires

     
    Construction crews have repaired a drainage grate that came loose on the 405 Freeway, damaging the tires of nearly a dozen cars moving through the Sepulveda Pass, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said....
  • Pasadena angry over new 710 Freeway tunnel proposal

     
    Signs stating “No 710 on Ave. 64” and“Freeway extension? No way” are springing up in Pasadena's San Rafael neighborhood, a place where few anticipated the battle over the extension of the 710 Freeway would flare. In recent weeks,...
  • Westside subway project gets key federal backing

     
    Westside subway project gets key certification from federal transportation authorities. It's a prerequisite for federal funding for design and construction....
  • Metro awards rail contract to Japanese firm despite union protests

     
    In a break with L.A.'s powerful organized labor movement, Metro board members awarded a crucial $890 million rail car contract to a giant Japanese firm that unions claim will create fewer jobs than a competitor and might violate federal requirements to...
  • Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead

    Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead
    Is it just me, or are you sort of glad that "Carmageddon" is happening? For the small percentage of the population who will be seriously inconvenienced -- the waitress, say, who lives in the Valley and is expected at work in Santa Monica at 6 a.m....
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Record heat brings power outages, fire and light-rail delays

     
    The record heat in Los Angeles had firefighters battling a blaze in Thousand Oaks and left some residents without power. It was about 108 degrees in Thousand Oaks, where firefighters battled a 25-acre brush fire off the 101 Freeway. No......
  • Inglewood Open Studios: Artists drawn to evolving community

     
    Inglewood Open Studios: Inglewood Open Studios is a self-driving tour Nov. 12 and 13. Art includes drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, installation and performance pieces....
  • Union Station reopens after backpack with 'Bang' prompted delays

     
    Union Station was reopened Tuesday night after a suspicious package -- a backpack marked with "Bang" -- disrupted train service and prompted evacuations at the busy transportation hub as the evening rush-hour commute was gearing up....