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NEWS
May 28, 2005
Mark R. Madler and Fred Ortega City officials met this week to lay the groundwork for a new bus or rail service through Glendale and Burbank to connect the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Gold Line trains in Pasadena with the Red Line trains stopping in North Hollywood. Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena city officials began discussions Tuesday with the goal of improving public transit. The three cities agreed Tuesday to jointly fund a $90,000 feasibility study.
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NEWS
October 2, 2009
Construction set for rest of week As part of the $47-million Caltrans project, road crews are tearing down the former Hollywood Way-Alameda Avenue bridge abutment and support wall along the Ventura (134) Freeway. Overnight construction is planned for 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the end of the week. Construction on the three-year project is expected to end next summer, with a series of detours planned to assist pedestrians and drivers. The California Department of Transportation last week opened the Hollywood Way-Alameda Avenue bridge and closed the Pass Avenue bridge as part of the next phase of construction.
NEWS
May 3, 2000
Amber Willard MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Burbank residents and commuters are invited to join California Department of Transportation officials today to discuss ways of improving traffic flow along the Ventura (134) Freeway. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School, 3333 W. Oak St. Caltrans is considering a proposal to build a new onramp on the 134 Freeway at Alameda Avenue and Hollywood Way and realigning the existing offramp.
NEWS
August 3, 2002
A special meeting of the Planning Board to discuss the Platt Project will be on a different date than one announced in a mailing. The mailing, which listed the meeting as Monday, should have stated it is Aug. 19. The meeting will discuss a mixed-use development, proposed for the Media District on four acres bordered by Alameda Street, Lima Street, Olive Avenue and the Ventura (134) Freeway. Office space, residential units, health club and restaurants will be alongside a church and child care facility in the five-building project.
NEWS
January 23, 2002
Mr. Will Ray, in his forum letter (Jan. 12-13) suggests that when giving directions to a friend traveling east on the Ventura (134) Freeway on how to get to Hollywood Way, tell them to take the Pass Avenue exit and quickly make a right onto Oak Street. I have lived for 20 years just a hop, skip, and a farthing from Pass Avenue, and I can assure one and all that if you are heading east and quickly make a right turn, you will find yourself at Alameda Avenue, post haste.
NEWS
March 9, 2002
Ryan Carter MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- An 18-year-old Sun Valley woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Wednesday after driving the wrong way on a stretch of the Ventura (134) Freeway and crashing into an oncoming car. Crystal Cardenas was driving east in the westbound lane of the freeway near Pass Avenue shortly after 5 a.m. when her 1989 Chevy Camaro struck a 1985 Chevy Blazer driven by a 25-year-old North Hollywood man, California Highway Patrol Officer Vince Bell said.
NEWS
August 6, 2005
o7Here are a few of the issues the council will consider Tuesday night. f7 ENGINEERING AGREEMENT The City Council will consider approving a $74,000 professional services agreement with Orsa Consulting Engineers for engineering and consultant services to relocate electrical utilities at the Hollywood Way, Alameda Avenue and Pass Avenue bridges over the Ventura (134) Freeway. The work is being done to reduce congestion. The city will be reimbursed the cost of the agreement by CalTrans.
THE818NOW
July 25, 2012
A Sigalert has been issued for what's being described as a small grass fire near the wetbound Ventura (134) Freeway and Victory Boulevard in Burbank. Firefighters from Burbank and Los Angeles were initially sent to the scene. The L.A. fire response has since been called off. There did not appear to be a major disruption to traffic. The Sigalert was issued at 1:32 p.m. [ Updated 1:55 p.m.: The Sigalert has has been canceled after Burbank firefighters handled the call.]
THE818NOW
November 9, 2011
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism Nov.3 after detectives found nearly 100 pieces of evidence at their residences, police said. Devin Dickey, 20, and a 16 year-old female, both of Burbank, were arrested in connection with a tagging crew that has been vandalizing locations in Burbank, North Hollywood, Sun Valley, Arleta, San Fernando and Toluca Lake, police said. Burbank's Gang Enforcement Team has been investigating the crew, who also vandalized numerous areas of Caltrans property along the I-5 and the Ventura (134)
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