| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:41 AM
A northbound Metrolink train was delayed 90 minutes and another was canceled after an Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian at an Anaheim Metrolink station early Wednesday.
With the cancellation of Metrolink train 633, passengers have been...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 12:00 PM
He was hungry, exhausted and confused. Mike Farrell, 73, couldn't grasp exactly how he had gotten into the predicament he was in or how to get out of it.
The former carpenter and schoolteacher — described by family as sweet-natured, well-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Amtrak-California set ridership records last year on two of its busiest long distance lines in the state — the Pacific Surfliner along the coast and the San Joaquin through the Central Valley.
Rail officials announced Thursday that the two lines,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Bay Area rail commuters were left without service Friday morning because of what operators called "major computer issues" that left hundreds of riders stranded in stalled trains.
As of 6 a.m., rail commuters were being told to find alternate forms of...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A 2-year-old boy found dead aboard a bus in California City this week was allegedly killed by the boyfriend of the child's Lancaster mother, authorities said.
Pharaoh Vanvactor was found dead Wednesday morning at 7:25 a.m. on a Kern Regional Transit...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:26 AM
A judge is expected to decide Friday whether to grant Irwindale's request to temporarily halt operations at the Sriracha hot sauce plant to address odor complaints.
The city filed a lawsuit against Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods after several residents...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:41 AM
San Francisco authorities Wednesday were searching for a man who tossed a carrier containing a homeless woman's two cats into San Francisco Bay, killing them.
The incident occurred Monday along the Embarcadero at Pier 14 when a man approached the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Customers of the new Santa Barbara restaurant Lucky Penny may pass by the wall tiled in real coins and be tempted to try the design stunt at home, given that it calls for a simple material that seems so cheap. But think twice, cautions its designer,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
BARSTOW — In the dark, Doug Aitken's art train could be any other industrial locomotive parked at this Amtrak outpost, except for the trail of soft blue-and-white LED lights glimmering along the length of its nine cars. Since it left New York on...
| Oct 3, 2013
Americans are becoming more familiar with e-cigarettes, which are beginning to appear in restaurants, bars and coffeehouses where regular cigarettes have long been banned. An e-cigarette is, in effect, a battery-operated nicotine delivery system that...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Inside Union Station, a robotic voice is barking out destinations for Amtrak's northbound Train 785, departing from track No. 9.
"Glendale, Burbank Airport, Van Nuys … Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta! All aboard!"
Yuval Sharon smiles,...