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Metrolink Celebrates ‘Essential Worker Day’ Recognizing the Herculean Efforts Made by Southern California Essential Workers as Real-Life Superheroes

Metrolink Celebrates ‘Essential Worker Day’ Recognizing the Herculean Efforts Made by Southern California Essential Workers as Real-Life Superheroes

The Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and Ventura County issue proclamations and express support for Essential Worker Day. LOS ANGELES –  Metrolink will officially recognize the Herculean efforts of our Southern California region’s essential workers by celebrating Essential Worker Day, an annual recognition to take place […]

State Invests $491 Million for Transportation Improvements

State Invests $491 Million for Transportation Improvements

SB 1 provides $273 million of the funding  SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $491 million to address transportation needs throughout the state. This investment, which includes $273 million generated from Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, will repair highways and bridges and improve California’s growing […]

When will Southern California restaurants, gyms, theme parks reopen? Here’s a timeline

When will Southern California restaurants, gyms, theme parks reopen? Here’s a timeline

By LUKE MONEY,  RONG-GONG LIN II Indoor dining establishments, gyms, museums and amusement parks can begin reopening as soon as this weekend in parts of Southern California. But the exact timing differs by county, and some things are still up in the air. Here is a breakdown: What counties are reopening and when? AS EARLY AS SUNDAY: Thirteen counties — […]

California extends stay-at-home order for two regions of the state as ICU capacity remains tight

California extends stay-at-home order for two regions of the state as ICU capacity remains tight

By Noah Higgins-Dunn @HIGGINSDUNN California will extend its stay-at-home order for two regions of the state — Southern California and San Joaquin Valley, the state’s Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Tuesday. The order requires most businesses except critical infrastructure and retail operations to close, and it bans gatherings of any size, […]

Christmas Eve Blackout May Leave Southern California in the Dark

Christmas Eve Blackout May Leave Southern California in the Dark

By David R Baker With rain still scarce, Edison could cut power to stop fires High winds may return mid-week to drought-stricken region More than 365,000 Los Angeles-area residents could spend Christmas Eve in the dark if high winds return to the drought-stricken region this week. Edison International’s Southern California utility is warning on its website that it […]

Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura Counties Request Removal From Southern California Region Stay Home Order

Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura Counties Request Removal From Southern California Region Stay Home Order

County Boards of Supervisors Vote to Send Letter to State Requesting New Central Coast Region  (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – Today, the Board of Supervisors from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties issued a letter to state health officials and California Governor Gavin Newsom to request a separate Central Coast Region composed of the […]

Public workshop to focus on water conveyance needs and funding options in Southern California

Public workshop to focus on water conveyance needs and funding options in Southern California

The California Water Commission is conducting a series of public workshops as part of its efforts to assess a potential state role in financing conveyance projects that could help meet needs in a changing climate. The Commission’s goal with these workshops is to learn from diverse voices across the state. Participants from the region are […]

Residents Line Up as In-Person Voting Centers Open Across Southern California

Residents Line Up as In-Person Voting Centers Open Across Southern California

BY CITY NEWS SERVICE LOS ANGELES (CNS)—Voters were lining up at more than 100 vote centers across Los Angeles County and one in Orange County on Oct. 24, as a concerted effort to encourage residents to cast their ballots early for the November presidential election intensified. Oct. 24 was designated nationally as “Vote Early Day 2020” in a […]

Metrolink Introduces Destination Resource Inviting Riders to Explore More of Southern California

Metrolink Introduces Destination Resource Inviting Riders to Explore More of Southern California

Explore Digital Content Hub Showcases Ever-Expanding List of Places to #TakeTheTrain Supporting Family-Friendly Fun and Economic Development  . LOS ANGELES – Metrolink, Southern California’s regional train service, today introduced EXPLORE – a new digital content hub featuring destinations familiar and new Southern Californians can get out and discover after spending the last seven months staying […]

Southern California braces for another heat wave this week

Southern California braces for another heat wave this week

By PAUL DUGINSKI, ALEX WIGGLESWORTH After a brief reprieve of cool temperatures over the weekend, Southern California is expected to get hit with another heat wave this week that could bring periods of elevated fire risk, according to forecasters. Temperatures are likely to stay around the 90-degree mark in the Los Angeles area for most of […]

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