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Delays ahead: Repaving planned for portions of Mar Vista Street in Whittier

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71 cited for bogus disabled parking placards at L.A. County Fair in Pomona

Investigators checking disabled placards on vehicles parked outside the L.A. County Fair last weekend issued 71 misdemeanor citations for fraudulently using the parking passes, authorities said. California Department of Motor Vehicle investigators con...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Downey father killed in Angles Crest Highway motorcycle crash identified

    Loved ones are coming to grips with the sudden death of a Downey father of three who lost his life in a motorcycle crash in the Angeles National Forest north of La Canada Flintridge over the weekend. Marlon “Chris” Rivas, 42, died in the crash, which took place about 12:45 p.m. Saturday near

    Brian Day
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  • Automotive accidents

    Chino man killed in 60 Freeway motorcycle crash on Hacienda Heights-Industry border

    A Chino man died early Sunday morning in a chain-reaction motorcycle crash on the 60 Freeway on the border between Hacienda Heights and Industry, authorities said. The collision took place just before 4:30 a.m. on the westbound 60 Freeway, just east of Crossroads Parkway, according to California Highway Patrol...

    Brian Day
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  • Airport operation

    How ONT is trying to attract San Gabriel Valley residents to fly out of Ontario

    ONTARIO >> Ontario International Airport officials have long envisioned tapping into the San Gabriel Valley’s Chinese-American population as a means to bolster traffic at the facility. Two recent developments could help make that a reality. First, a former president of Pasadena-based East West Bank — founded to serve the Chinese-American community — has been named the newest member of the Ontario International Airport Authority, the airport’s...

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  • Transportation

    710 Freeway expansion: What $12 billion will pay for ... maybe some day

    By some estimates, it will cost the same as the 2,000-mile wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexican border. Nearly two decades in the making, it’s the proposed expansion of the 710 Freeway by adding lanes from Long Beach to East Los Angeles. The projected cost: $6 billion to $12 billion, depending on which features are included...

    Rachel Uranga
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  • Mass transit systems

    Riders finding out its getting easier to take Metro to UCLA, USC games, but Chargers games, LA County Fair still not convenient

    The Gold Line train glided into the station at Del Mar in Pasadena as usual, only this time I noticed something different. The sky blue and gold — UCLA colors — that adorned the rippled steel cars created a colorful strobe that bounced off the sound walls. Welcome to public transit on game days. Inside the train, Bruins fans dominated. They usually get off at...

    Steve Scauzillo
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  • Air travel disruptions

    Flights to and from Florida cancelled due to Hurricane Irma

    Flights between Southern California and Florida were cancelled Saturday, as the southeast state prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Irma. Most impacted by the cancellations is Los Angeles International Airport, where 24 flights to Florida were cancelled on Saturday, as well as 17 flights out of the storm area to LAX, according to LAX Public Information Officer Frederick Badlissi. Among the impacted routes were flights to and from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Orlando, Miami and...

    Sean Emery
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  • Transportation

    With Angels Flight, the devil is in the details

    Angels Flight is back. Or is it? It’s hard to keep track. The world’s shortest railway, as it’s known, Angels Flight trundles up and down Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles — when it’s working, that is. After four years in limbo, it reopened Aug. 31, operated for four days and then closed all over again. In the past 21 years, Angels Flight has been working for about nine, due to various physical ailments. It’s like the transportation...

    David Allen
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  • Road safety

    Whittier police plan motorcycle safety crackdown

    Police in Whittier are planning a crackdown on motorcycle safety next week, officials said. The specialized “Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation” will be held throughout the city Tuesday, Whittier police Sgt. David Elizarraras said in a written statement. “Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur,” he said. “Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and...

    Brian Day
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  • Automotive accidents

    Police arrest Norwalk man after deadly hit-and-run in Downey

    A hit-and-run driver killed one person when he slammed into three different cars at a Downey intersection Wednesday night, according to authorities. The driver fled on foot after the wreck, but officers found him and arrested him, Downey police said. The crash happened just before 11 p.m. in the intersection of Bellflower Boulevard...

    Jeremiah Dobruck
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  • Automotive accidents

    Whittier teenager killed in 60 Freeway crash

    DIAMOND BAR >> The coroner’s office identified the driver killed in a solo crash on the 60 Freeway, south of the Diamond Bar Boulevard on-ramp, as a Whittier teen. Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner’s office, said 17-year-old Handsome Hernandez died at the scene at 4:46 a.m. Monday. The fatal crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 4:28 a.m. A...

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