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  • Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans

    Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans
    With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare.
  • In the Pipeline: 405 toll plan another government abuse

    So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote. No, the Air Quality Management District has not returned to try to ban our fire pits again after suffering a huge...

    'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus

     'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus
    To the editor: In what universe are toll roads an appropriate way of relieving congestion on public highways? The way to relieve congestion is to provide more efficient, alternative means of transportation, not to limit access to publicly funded roads...

    Street closures slated near Empire Center

    Motorists this week can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews work on the $355-million Empire construction project on the Golden State (5) Freeway, state transportation officials said.   From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night...

    State Senate should approve proposed drone regulations

    State Senate should approve proposed drone regulations
    The use of drones could revolutionize business, government and law enforcement. Imagine, for example, small unmanned aircraft flying low to the ground to deliver precise measures of pesticides to agricultural fields, reducing the amount of dangerous...