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California Department of Transportation

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  • LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later

    LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later
    At the request of Laguna College of Art + Design's president, Caltrans and the city are looking at ways to speed up installation of a traffic signal along state-owned Laguna Canyon Road. LCAD President Jonathan Burke's request comes after 22-year-old...
  • Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway

    Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway
    Without any help from Winnie-the-Pooh, Caltrans is making quick work of a honey spill on the 605 Freeway. The California Highway Patrol reported that a truck carrying 42,000 pounds of honey overturned on the 605 Freeway near Valley Boulevard on Monday...
  • Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says

    Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says
    Southern California freeways are smoother than they were two years ago, but nearly a quarter of lane miles are still in poor condition — the highest percentage of any California region, according to a new pavement quality study. About 22% of the...
  • Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self

     Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self
    A frame, an arch, a studio stage set, a proscenium: The first question about Emerson College's hulking new Hollywood campus on Sunset Boulevard, designed by Thom Mayne and the Culver City firm Morphosis, is simply what to call the architectural box in...
  • Mailbag: Live-work is good, but not this plan

    I'm an artist. I have had a studio in my home on Sun Valley Drive since 1974. I have taught at the Laguna College of Art + Design and shown my work at the Laguna Museum of Art, and am actively exhibiting my work in Orange County, Los Angeles and...
  • Ex-youth soccer coach found guilty of molesting 15 children

    Ex-youth soccer coach found guilty of molesting 15 children
    A onetime American Youth Soccer Organization coach in Lancaster was found guilty Thursday of molesting 15 children over 17 years. Jurors took four hours to convict Renoir Vincent Valenti, 52, of multiple felony and misdemeanor sexual abuse crimes...
  • Emerson College opens futuristic outpost in Hollywood

    Emerson College opens futuristic outpost in Hollywood
    Although its main campus is in downtown Boston, Emerson College is staking a claim in Hollywood with a dramatic new $110-million complex to house and instruct students who come West to sample the entertainment industry. The new Emerson building on...
  • 110 Freeway reopens in Carson after flooding caused shutdown

    The 110 Freeway was closed at the 405 Freeway in Carson because of flooding, Caltrans District 7 announced on its Twitter feed shortly before 6 p.m. The storm that hit Southern California on Saturday is expected to drop nearly 6 inches on downtown Los...
  • La Caņada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project

    La Cañada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project
    The city of La Caņada Flintridge has joined four other cities — Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre — in an alliance designed to respond quickly and efficiently to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) underway by Metro and...
  • 818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure

    818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, March 6, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 72 and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. - To the delight of parents and students, a unique crossing-guard program at a Rosemont...
  • City seeks more input before increasing speed limit

    The Laguna Beach City Council determined that more public input is needed before it makes any recommendations to Caltrans about possibly increasing speed limits along six sections of state-owned Coast Highway. The council voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds

    Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds
    Californians aren't depending quite as heavily on cars for commutes and errands as they did a decade ago, according to a new survey by Caltrans. Although driving is still by far the most dominant mode of transportation across the state, accounting for...