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August 6, 2013
On Wednesday, July 17, at 1:30 p.m., I made a left turn onto the eastbound 210 onramp from Ocean View Boulevard. About 300 feet after I made the turn, my car lost power and I pulled over to a turnout. I was stuck there. I waited there for about 20 minutes for help. A car pulled up behind me and stopped. I walked over to it. Inside was a beautiful young woman. She asked if I needed help. I asked her if she had a cellphone and if I could use it to call my mechanic. She said yes, I could.
ENTERTAINMENT
By CARY ORDWAY | August 6, 2009
Just northeast of California?s Gold Country, the roadways heading toward Lake Tahoe reveal a wonderland of outdoor scenery and recreational opportunities. Closed to cross-mountain travel in winter, Highway 4 opens in summer to connect with Highway 89. This route will take you from Angel?s Camp through the charming town of Murphys, right by Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the recreation-oriented town of Arnold and then up through heavily wooded mountain areas where you?ll find Bear Valley Ski Area, Markleeville and then another world of recreational possibilities in Hope Valley.
NEWS
September 6, 2007
Carol Cormaci My husband, Gil, was incredulous when I told him of my plans to drive up the ’Crest Monday afternoon to check out traffic conditions there. “Why would you do that? You’d be putting your life in peril,” he said, as loudly as his soft-spoken nature allows. On our last trip up the highway several months ago we’d had vehicles of all descriptions riding up on our back bumper, regardless of the speed we maintained, and motorcyclists coming head-on into our lane, a little too close for comfort, more than once.
NEWS
April 14, 2005
Parents warn their kids constantly that life is not fair and we grow up witnessing this. So why does it affect us so deeply when an "Unfair-ness" occurs? What is it about the way we are wired, many of us, that we are so affronted when the wrong thing happens, or the wrong person is punished? Is it some harkening back to that childhood where, once Mom knew the truth, she whapped the guilty one and the rest of us were free to go out and play? Case in point. (I may have whined about this in a prior column, I can't remember, so here goes)
NEWS
June 11, 2012
Angeles Forest Highway is scheduled to reopen Monday night, as crews plan to wrap up construction work between Aliso Canyon and Big Tujunga Canyon roads. The road was closed all of last week, and delays forced work to continue into Monday. The road will remain closed until 5 p.m. Monday. -- Bill Kisliuk , Times Community News Twitter: @bkisliuk  
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 14, 2010
With a small day pack strapped to his back, Scott Groves set out from his home in Pasadena to the foot of Mt. Wilson Trail in Sierra Madre. He climbed seven miles to the top of the mountain and then proceeded down Mt. Wilson Road before happening upon the closed portion of Angeles Crest Highway (SR-2). The former Boy Scout and U.S. Army soldier had already been hiking for five hours, and it was too far to turn back. "It wasn't even on my radar that this was closed," Groves said as he stopped to fill his water pouch near the intersection of Angeles Crest Highway and Angeles Forest Highway.
NEWS
By Carol Cormaci | June 1, 2011
Assuming the intelligence that has reached our ears is true, Caltrans will at last reopen Angeles Crest Highway between our city and Angeles Forest Highway this week, but not before the agency finishes holding a dignitary-filled press conference set for 10 a.m. Friday. That’s all as it should be. Those workers who have been chipping away at the extensive project since the heavy rains of January 2010 are probably proud the work has finally seen completion. They deserve some thanks for their efforts, and what better way to do that than to stage an official ribbon cutting?
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NEWS
May 2, 2014
A 49-year-old Bellflower man died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle collision earlier in the day on the Angeles Crest Highway, the California Highway Patrol reported Friday. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. when the man's 1993 Mazda sedan was traveling westbound near Mile Post 28.6, about four miles north of Foothill Boulevard. For an unknown reason, the vehicle pulled to the right side of the road, colliding with the rocky hillside and damaging the windshield, right front bumper, fender and wheel, according to a statement from the California Highway Patrol.
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COMMUNITY
February 20, 2014
Ten Years Ago One motorist died and two people were injured after a head-on collision on rain-slicked Angeles Crest Highway, a few miles north of the city, took place on Feb. 20, 2004. Jared Christopher Miller, 23, of Keizer, Ore., suffered fatal injuries when the 1993 Mitsubishi Expo he was driving collided with a U.S. Forest Service Dodge truck that investigators said had crossed the center line. Rescuers used the Jaws of Life to extricate Miller and his passenger, 19-year-old Jenna Olson, of Portland, Ore., from their vehicle.
NEWS
February 8, 2014
Following a report of a car careening off the side of the Angeles Crest Highway on Friday night, a second car was reported to have swerved about 30 feet over the side of the connector from the 210 east to the Angeles Crest Highway this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. [UPDATE 11:20 a.m.] The California Highway Patrol received a call shortly after 11 a.m. about a sports car that went over the side of the connector. The parties were out of the vehicle. On Friday night, a driver and two passengers were transported to hospitals for minor injuries after their car swerved about 150 feet off the Angeles Crest Highway at 9 p.m. on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
NEWS
January 6, 2014
A 55-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on Angeles Crest Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist was identified as Manuel Lumbattis Morales of Los Angeles, according to CHP Officer Thomas Miller. Morales was riding a 2005 Honda when he collided with a 2012 Lexus CT 200 near mile marker 45 along the highway at about 1:30 p.m., said Sgt. Becky Lynch with the California Highway Patrol's Altadena station. An autopsy was pending, said Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
NEWS
August 14, 2013
Los Angeles County will help pay for a study of how to improve traffic flow near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway. Reacting to complaints of long wait times, multiple stops and frequent traffic backups, La Cañada Flintridge City Council members voted Aug. 5 to examine whether to adjust the timing of traffic signals and consider physical roadway improvements. The $68,872 study by a consulting group will examine traffic patterns on Foothill between Verdugo Boulevard and Commonwealth Avenue as well as on Angeles Crest between Foothill and the 210 Freeway ramps, said city Public Works Director Edward Hitti.
NEWS
August 12, 2013
A man and woman, both in their 20s, were transported to a local hospital after the vehicle they were traveling in plummeted about 400 feet over the side of the Angeles Crest Highway early Sunday morning. Montrose Search and Rescue members and Los Angeles County firefighters lifted the pair out of the hillside on special stretchers called litters that are designed for hazardous situations at around 1 a.m. near mile marker 39.61 on the highway, about 14 miles from La Cañada Flintridge, according to authorities.
NEWS
August 6, 2013
On Wednesday, July 17, at 1:30 p.m., I made a left turn onto the eastbound 210 onramp from Ocean View Boulevard. About 300 feet after I made the turn, my car lost power and I pulled over to a turnout. I was stuck there. I waited there for about 20 minutes for help. A car pulled up behind me and stopped. I walked over to it. Inside was a beautiful young woman. She asked if I needed help. I asked her if she had a cellphone and if I could use it to call my mechanic. She said yes, I could.
NEWS
July 30, 2013
A man hanging from the side of a mountain was rescued by deputies early Tuesday, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. About 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a group of motorists flagged down deputies to tell them their friend's "black Honda had possibly gone over the side of Angeles Crest Highway," according to the release. The car was found 450 feet from the side of the highway at mile marker 42, authorities said. Continue reading > > --  Ari Bloomekatz, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
July 5, 2013
The driver of a car that plunged some 400 feet off the side of the Angeles Forest Highway on Friday morning has been airlifted to a local hospital, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Cynthia Gonzales said. The condition of the driver, who was ejected from the vehicle, was not immediately known, she added. The crash occurred about 10 a.m. deep inside the Angeles National Forest occurred near mile marker 18.2, a remote area about 30 miles from the intersection of Angeles Forest Highway and Angeles Crest Highway, Gonzales said.
NEWS
July 5, 2013
The driver of a car that plunged some 400 feet off the side of the Angeles Forest Highway Friday morning died while being transported to a local hospital, authorities said. The crash deep inside the Angeles National Forest occurred near mile marker 18.2, a remote area about 30 miles from the intersection of Angeles Forest Highway and Angeles Crest Highway, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Cynthia Gonzales said. According to witnesses, the woman was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed and lost control as she entered a curve on the roadway, California Highway Patrol officer Ming Hsu said.
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