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A 1.3-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway, from Warner Avenue to Anderson Street in Sunset Beach, was closed for more than 2 hours Thursday as it flooded with high tides and steady rainfall. Caltrans workers responded to the stretch at about 8:30 a.m....
Costa Mesa Mayor Eric Bever wrote a strong editorial in the Daily Pilot last week calling out the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for its "audacious scheme" that would "use billions of Measure M2 freeway congestion-improvement tax dollars to...
Tags: Authors, Jack LaLanne, Book, Business, Media Industry
The Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy, a nonprofit that has spent a quarter-century acquiring and preserving the city's coastal area, may soon obtain the last stretch of wetlands not yet marked for restoration. The California Department of...
Jabba the Hutt, the bloated, slimy gangster of the"Star Wars"universe, both made and ran into plenty of trouble on the desert planet of Tatooine, his home base for crime. But he might have found Huntington Beach even more treacherous. That's because,...
State and county agencies may know by the end of this summer how they intend to widen the 405 Freeway, which has been targeted for renovation to accommodate predicted increases in traffic. Niall Barrett, a program manager for the Orange County...
I was about to write that this column is the Independent's Christmas wish list, but then I realized that Dec. 25 will have passed by the time the paper hits the newsstand. It will also barely miss Hanukkah. Kwanzaa, maybe? Well, never mind any particular...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Holidays, Kwanzaa, Local Elections
The waitress accused by Huntington Beach police of selling cocaine at a downtown restaurant and bar pleaded guilty Monday to aiding in the selling of drugs. Brynn Ashley Boucher, 24, was sentenced to three years of formal probation and a day in jail, the...
Tags: Punishment, Court Preliminary, Defendants, Drunk Driving, Fines
Hoping to register public support for a project blasted at full volume by a well-organized opposition, Alhambra on Tuesday reaffirmed its support for a controversial tunnel that would connect the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways, proclaiming...
SAN DIEGO -- Start digging into Southern California and you never know what you'll find. The fossilized remains of an Ice Age bison were found by a Caltrans construction crew near Pala Mesa in northern San Diego County. The crew was working on a...
Tags: Science and Technology
The Fourth Street on- and off-ramps to westbound Interstate 8 are set to continue to be closed today and Tuesday as the city of El Centro does landscaping work in the vicinity. The ramps will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Tuesday, according...
The push is on for a stoplight in front of Laguna College of Art + Design. The college's president and a nearby building owner petitioned Caltrans to install a traffic signal where the current crosswalk — which only has flashing lights —...
Linda Rose was commuting home from UCLA through the Sepulveda Pass in December 2011 when she noticed that several panels of a tall retaining wall just west of the 405 Freeway had crumpled. "It was like it was there the day before, and it wasn't there...
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