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Star-News gets Carmageddon right

PASADENA – You don’t win a Pulitzer for calling bull on predictions of a massive two-day traffic jam, even if it comes with a cool name like Carmageddon. But you do get to brag when you stand in the face … Continue reading

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Okay, I lied about not posting any more on Carmageddon.

PASADENA – Driving around Pasadena on Saturday, I couldn’t help but notice the traffic apocalypse hadn’t gone viral, it hadn’t even attracted the usual looky-loos. Yes, Pasadena is a world away from Interstate 405, “the 405″ when said in the same … Continue reading

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What’s really behind Carmageddon, a blog post for all my conspiracy theory cranks

PASADENA – In a nod to whacko bloggers who posit conspiracy theories on everything from birth certificates to black helicopters, Notes from Northwest Pasadena offers its own crank theory on the 405 Freeway closure. Star-News staff reporter Aldofo Flores, the … Continue reading

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Carmageddon ripples through San Gabriel Valley

PASADENA – Only in Southern California can a traffic jam turn into a branding opportunity for food trucks and politicians. Carmageddon is coming this weekend. For months the nightmare traffic jam prompted by the 53-hour planned closure of Interstate 405, … Continue reading

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