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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1989
Jim Newton's article (Oct. 30) on the problems of Mission Viejo caused by the development going on around the south Orange County area is a well-expressed view of our city's concern about the traffic problem posed by this population explosion. The puzzling thing about this article, though, is how anyone can do any research, whatsoever, on this subject without underlining and repeatedly emphasizing the obvious lack of responsibility by Orange County's supervisors for permitting this development without first assuring that transportation access was adequate to cope with it. In this responsibility, our supervisors have been deplorably remiss.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 2009 | Ari B. Bloomekatz
They're not the Emmys or the Oscars, and the gift baskets aren't full of expensive goodies. But for the people who break into television and radio programming every so often to tell you how traffic is on the 405 and 110 freeways, this was their day in the driver's seat. It was the annual Golden Pylon Awards, which were dished out today at Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant in the Grove. Pylon is the fancy word for traffic cone, which for drivers always signals trouble ahead.
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August 19, 1987 | Associated Press
Morning rush-hour traffic was backed up for three miles Tuesday when roofing nails spilled on the road punctured tires on 12 vehicles.
NEWS
June 14, 1989 | From Reuters
Almost all Indian truck drivers are unaware of basic traffic rules and cause most of the country's 40,000 annual road deaths, a government survey showed Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2006
A number of events and resulting street closures in Los Angeles are expected to tangle today's traffic. Some of the event sites. Sources: L.A. Department of Transportation, Times reporting
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
A big rig crossed the median and hit oncoming cars on the 5 Freeway in Orange County on Thursday afternoon, backing up southbound traffic for miles. The big rig was traveling north when it crossed over the center divider at Camino de Estrella in Dana Point and smashed into five or six oncoming vehicles. As many as eight people have been taken to the hospital, said California Highway Patrol officer Denise Quesada. Southbound traffic was completely stopped for about 30 minutes before authorities opened up one lane at about 1:30 p.m. Traffic was backed up for miles to the El Toro Y. “It's huge.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 2013 | By Kate Linthicum and Joseph Serna
The rainstorm that snarled traffic for Thursday morning commuters is expected to stick around the Los Angeles area until Friday. The National Weather Service said a cold front moving across the region will bring high winds, more rain and even snow at higher elevations. The storm had already dumped as much as three-quarters of an inch of rain in parts of Los Angeles as of Thursday morning, according to Stuart Seto, a meteorologist for the weather service. Possible thunderstorms in the afternoon could bring more rain, he added.
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