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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1994
Two miles of roadway pavement will soon be resurfaced in the unincorporated area near the city of Agoura Hills. The construction, part of a routine maintenance project, is expected to start in July and take 15 working days to complete. The streets involved in the project are Sierra Creek Road, Troutdale Drive, Cornell School Road, Chesebro Road, Silver Creek Road and Mulholland Highway.
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TRAVEL
July 23, 2006
THANKS for your article and pictures on U.S. 50 ["400 Miles of Blissful Nothingness," Drives, July 16]. I've done it several times by myself and with my wife. Did you see the "shoe tree," where everyone has thrown their old shoes? I also love the messages spelled out with stones on the roadside. Very cool. JEREMY VAN HOY Colorado Springs, Colo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 1997 | CLAIRE VITUCCI
Police arrested a women's shelter worker on suspicion of murder Monday after she dumped her hours-old baby on the side of the road, authorities said. Miriam Guerrero, 22, led Los Angeles Police Department detectives to Agua Dulce Canyon Road near the Antelope Valley Freeway, where they found a box, said LAPD Officer Stinson Brown. The Los Angeles County coroner's office later confirmed the box contained a newborn girl who apparently suffocated.
BUSINESS
September 25, 2002 | Bloomberg News
Roadway Corp. said a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by a major rival may help Roadway's sales jump 30% this quarter. Roadway, the second-largest U.S. trucking company, expects an influx of orders from Consolidated Freightways Corp. customers to increase sales in its fourth quarter from the $867.5 million it posted in the period last year. Its third quarter ended too soon for Roadway to benefit from Consolidated's Sept. 3 bankruptcy filing, a Roadway spokesman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1988
A man threatening to commit suicide by leaping off a Hollywood Freeway bridge in downtown Los Angeles forced the closure of the roadway early Tuesday until officers made him jump into an air bag, authorities said. Clarence Hunter, 54, who had also threatened to set himself on fire, was not hurt in the fall and was arrested after police discovered that he was wanted on a $2,500 battery warrant, Los Angeles Police Sgt. Bill McDaniel said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1991 | JOHN PENNER
The City Council this week agreed to spend $60,000 for an access road leading to a youth shelter under construction in Huntington Central Park. The two-lane road will lead from the Huntington Central Library parking lot up a hill to the historic Brooks House, which is being refurbished and expanded to house the Huntington Youth Shelter. The money for the road was originally earmarked in a 1989-90 federal block grant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1993 | KURT PITZER
A two-year, $16-million overhaul of the Parkway Calabasas interchange of the Ventura Freeway is under way. The project, funded by levies on three developers and administered by the state Department of Transportation and Los Angeles County, is intended to offset a dramatic increase in traffic expected from housing and commercial developments approved for the area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Eight workers from the California Conservation Corps fanned out along Harbor Boulevard on Tuesday to clear brush and debris that had scattered during several El Nino-fueled storms. The crew worked from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the east side of Harbor between Seaward Avenue and Spinnaker Drive, said Rick Herriott, a city public works supervisor. "It was very helpful because it relieved our maintenance workers to do other things they needed to do," he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1989
Police officers were called on Tuesday to help supervise the steam cleaning of a two-mile stretch of road after a tractor-trailer spilled 100 gallons of diesel fuel. Sgt. Art Romo said the truck's fuel tank was punctured when its driver made a sharp turn in the 700 block of East Chalynn Avenue. Authorities closed a lane of La Veta Avenue between Shaffer and Pepper streets as the crew from a Stanton environmental company applied chemicals and steam to clean the road.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1990 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two people were killed and two others were critically injured when a car collided with a truck on the Golden State Freeway after both tried to avoid hitting a huge metal object early Wednesday, authorities said. Maria Rodriguez Sierra, 39, and her husband, Guillermo Cardenas Sierra, 28, of Los Angeles were pronounced dead at the scene, said Pat Marek, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The crash occurred just before 5 a.m.
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