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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weather Watch 2010- Day 4

Here is the update for today, Jan. 21.  The press conference held this morning informed us of the evacuations and situation of the area.  A State of Emergency has been declared as of this afternoon, but conditions seem to be getting better.  Keep checking cvweekly.com for updates, as well as Day 5 of the Weather […]

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 […]

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 […]