CHP Gears Up For Motorcycle Safety Along The Crest

There’s nothing like a motorcycle ride along one of California’s scenic mountain roads. The Angeles Crest Highway, State Route 2, offers miles of breathtaking valley views from seemingly high up in the clouds. The Crest is also full of sweeping turns and motorcyclists should navigate this road with care and at a controlled speed. “Riding […]

CHP Officer Struck

By Mary O’KEEFE A California Highway Patrol officer from the Altadena Station was struck by a vehicle traveling on the Ventura (134) Freeway on Tuesday afternoon. Officer J.D. Fields was transported to a local hospital with major injuries including a fractured femur and wrist after an SUV hit his motorcycle. On Wednesday he underwent surgery […]

CHP Asking for Public’s Help

CHP Asking for Public’s Help

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal accident early this morning. The CHP Altadena Area Office is investigating a fatal collision that took place Tuesday morning at about 2:35 a.m. The collision occurred on southbound the Golden State Freeway I-5 just […]

CHP report

On Sept. 28 at 4:51 a.m. A 38-year-old Saugus man traveling eastbound on the Foothill (210) Freeway fell asleep at the wheel of his Nissan. His vehicle veered to the right across the path of a tractor-trailer truck driven by a 36-year-old Montclair man. The truck driver applied his brakes but was unable to avoid […]

Accident at Montrose Avenue and Ocean View Boulevard

By Mary O’ KEEFE Last Thursday evening, a van traveling eastbound on Montrose Avenue drove through a red light, hit another car then went airborne, landing and skidding to a stop in the opposite lane according to witnesses. About 7:30 p.m. a van driven by a 50-year-old Glendale man was traveling eastbound on Montrose Avenue […]

CHP hosts Casino Night

By Erna TAYLOR-STARK “For how quickly we got it together, it was a great success in my opinion,” said CHP Officer Ming-Yang hsu. He was referring to Summer Soiree and Casino Night, a fundraiser held for the CHP Widows and Orphans Fund, which benefit families of officers who lost their lives while on duty. The […]

Proceeds will go to fallen officer’s family

By Geghard ARAKELIAN The California Highway Patrol will be holding a casino-night fundraiser at the Rosemont Pavilion this Saturday at 7 p.m., in which a portion of the proceeds will go to an officer who died while serving in the line of duty last week. While attempting to conduct a traffic stop in Redlands, Officer […]

Car crash staged, lessons learned

By Geghard ARAKELIAN Last Wednesday a grim scene was on display on Ramdsdell Avenue, adjacent to Crescenta Valley High School, as students came across the bodies of their classmates mangled and motionless after a gruesome car wreck; onlookers shared mixed feelings as some laughed and others looked on silently during the Every 15 Minutes program. […]