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Diary of a rainy day

Diary of a rainy day

During the rains on Feb.6 trapped public works employees kept a constant radio voice relaying the mud and flood danger that was heading down the hill.
By Mary O’Keefe
Residents in Crescenta Valley and La Cañada are used to seeing the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works trucks roll up and down the avenues. Some are [...]

In Brief

In Brief

Community Meeting
According to Supervisor Michael Antonovich, a community meeting will be held in approximately two months to get community input as to where a new dog park in Crescenta Valley should be and what it should look like.
Community
Information Night
On March 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Crescenta Valley High School, the Glendale Unified [...]

More rain on the way

More rain on the way

Another storm is making its way toward Crescenta Valley on Saturday.
“Everything so far [this week] has been light,” said Bonnie Bartling, weather specialist at the National Weather Service.
Rain drizzled through on Wednesday; Thursday is expected to be sunny.
“We have another storm working its way into the Los Angeles area,” Bartling said.“This next system is expected [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Evacuation notices begin

BREAKING NEWS: Evacuation notices begin

By Mary O’Keefe
In anticipation of rain this weekend, residents living in identified flood danger zones in La Crescenta and La Cañada will be receiving phone calls and notices to evacuate beginning on Friday, Feb. 19 at noon. Deputies will be asking residents to be out of their homes by 4 p.m.
“We will begin door knock [...]

Residents voice concerns over past, present and future flooding

Residents voice concerns over past, present and future flooding

By Mary O’Keefe
Last night, local residents heard updates on what the recent rains did to Deukmejian Wilderness Park and what to expect in the future.
“It really is just an update for residents. We thought [community members] were wondering what is going on after the rains,” said Steve Zurn, director of Glendale Public Works.
Zurn said although [...]

The clean up begins – the 2010 flood issue

The clean up begins – the 2010 flood issue

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY, Brandon HENSLEY and Mary O’KEEFE
With the sun shining again residents begin to assess mud damage, grateful no lives were lost.
Now that the evacuations have been lifted and the weather, at least through the weekend, looks sunny and clear the task of getting ready for the next storm begins.
“We will be working continually [...]

UPDATE (Sat. 9 a.m.): Wet weather pounds area

UPDATE (Sat. 9 a.m.): Wet weather pounds area

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
The Crescenta Valley woke to mud and debris this Saturday morning as ongoing rain overnight resulted in mud and debris being carried down our local streets.
The National Weather Service extended a flash flood warning in effect until 12:15 p.m. and reported some rates of rainfall are estimated at being over one and half [...]

Weather Watch 2010- Day 4

New information at evening press conference

New information at evening press conference

By Mary O’Keefe & Robin Goldsworthy
A press conference was held at 5:40 p.m. Thursday night in La Cañada to provide an update of how recent weather has impacted the area.
With Schwarzenegger out of state, on his behalf acting governor Jerry Brown today signed the executive order of the declaration of state of emergency for the [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Local homes to be evacuated

BREAKING NEWS: Local homes to be evacuated

The County of Los Angeles announced on Tuesday evening that 223 La Crescenta addresses will be under mandatory evacuation as of 9 a.m. tomorrow morning, Wednesday, Jan. 20 in preparation for the worst wave of storms yet expected to hit the foothills area. Below is a list of La Crescenta addresses; for a complete list [...]


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