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  • Public Utility

    Public Utility
    Is it too soon for SUV nostalgia? Let’s reminisce about those trendy hulks on wheels that were, not so long ago, the next big things in the automotive world, able to whisk Brady Bunch-size broods to soccer games or scale mountains with legroom to spare and rear-seat DVD movie theaters. 
  • Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'

    Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'
    In 2011, the closure of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles for an entire weekend spawned the term "Carmageddon" in anticipation of a colossal traffic nightmare. It didn't happen. This month, Caltrans closed the 405's northbound offramp to heavily used...

    405 Freeway closure in O.C.: Coming hours will be the big test

    405 Freeway closure in O.C.: Coming hours will be the big test
    Eight hours into the so-called "Bridge Bash," the closure of the 405 Freeway in Orange County appears to be going on without a hitch. Officials reported no problems overnight, and so far there have been minimal traffic backups. A spokesman for the...

    Away from the madding Brazilian crowd

    Away from the madding Brazilian crowd
    SÃO MIGUEL DOS MILAGRES, Brazil — Anyone who says it's the journey that matters most wasn't trying to navigate through the favelas of Maceió, my launch point for Brazil's Costa dos Corais, or Coral Coast, 50 miles north. Although Maceió has a...

    Part of 5 freeway to reopen, but tanker fire caused major damage

    Part of 5 freeway to reopen, but tanker fire caused major damage
    Caltrans announced that two lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway will reopen later this afternoon for the first time since a tanker truck fire at the freeway’s junction with the 2 Freeway on Saturday. But officials said they are still not sure when...