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California Department of Transportation

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  • 405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam

    405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam
    A construction worker fell a "significant distance" early Wednesday when a 130-foot-long steel beam gave way on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach, closing all lanes in both directions for most of the morning commute as crews worked to repair the damaged...
  • Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's

    Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman. A...
  • Former Placentia official given deadline to repay salary

    Former Placentia official given deadline to repay salary
    A Placentia public works director who earned a second salary working for the city as a highly paid consultant on an ambitious rail project could be ordered to prison if he fails to pay back a large share of his earnings to the north Orange County town...
  • Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says

    Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman.  A...
  • Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope

    Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope
    Three years after a boulder fell from a hillside along Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, work is nearing completion on a $165,000 installation of wire mesh to prevent a similar occurrence. “We’re trying to do it and maintain some...
  • La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
  • 818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home

    818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, June 12. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday in...
  • Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours

    Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours
    A fatal crash involving a dump truck shut down the eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for much of the morning commute Wednesday. The collision between the truck and a car occurred shortly before 3:45 a.m. near Fruit Street, sending the truck through...
  • Newport fights wrongful-death claims

    The families of two dead bicyclists have filed wrongful-death claims this year against Newport Beach, alleging that the city let dangerous street conditions for bikers persist. On April 29, the family of an Irvine bicyclist killed in a crash last year...
  • Franklin Elementary to receive new look

    Franklin Elementary to receive new look
    After working for more than a year, parents at Franklin Elementary secured a $1-million grant that will enable the campus to undergo an environmental transformation. In November 2012, a handful of parents who send their children to the magnet school...
  • City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan

    City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan
    The Laguna Beach City Council directed city staff on Tuesday to look into the possibility of a short-term moratorium on development in Laguna Canyon. The council had been listening in recent sessions to residents' concerns about proposed and approved...
  • Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case

    Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case
    The husband of a Montebello councilwoman who was charged with selling methamphetamine near a school pleaded guilty Thursday. Ruben Guerrero, 44, entered his plea to one count of possession for sale of a controlled substance and admitted to the...