Friday Mar 14
Metroblogging Los Angeles
This is what a drought looks like
Things are pretty dire around here. After several years of not having "normal" rainfall this year was a disaster.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Fire Crews Quickly Respond to Nearby Brush Fire
In the midst of a red flag warning, Los Angeles County fire crews have made quick work of a small brush fire in the 2000 block of San Gabriel Canyon Road in Azusa.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
1 person killed in Md. house fire
JANUARY 17: A firefighter monitors the Colby Fire burning for a second day on a hillside above Highway 39 in Azusa, California.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Azusa cheerleader dies from cancerous tumor, school mourns 16-year-olda s death
Sandra Martinez, 16, has been hospitalized since late January. The 4.5 grade-point average junior, who is an aspiring surgeon and a member of the varsity cheer team at Azusa High School, has a cancerous tumor in her chest and is at Children's Hospital Los Angeles while doctors try to diagnose the tumor and develop a treatment plan for the teen.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Giving engines a StraightShot of power
At the most recent SEMA Show, Banks Power showcased its water/methanol injection system on a 2012 Ford Focus modified not only with a StraightShot kit but suspension, brakes, 20-inch wheels and other go/turn/stop fast parts from various aftermarket suppliers.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
More than 10 Inches of Rain Fell in 3-Day Period
One foothill house was declared temporarily uninhabitable as evacuations ended for homes near the Colby Fire burn area and the drenching weekend storm moved out of Southern California on Sunday.
Cleanup Gets Underway After Storm Catch Basins Limit Runoff
County officials Monday worked to clean out storm catch basins throughout Southern California following a wave of late-season storms over the weekend.
Azusa resident describes efforts to save home
Azusa resident Ed Heinlein said his neighbors and city officials banded together to save his home during the recent mudslides triggered by powerful storms that struck Southern California.
NBC Correspondent Has to Be Rescued by Firefighters
Firefighters came to the rescue of an NBC News correspondent who got into trouble on a field assignment.
The Las Vegas Sun
Photo: River Wilderness Park in San Gabriel Canyon is tem
River Wilderness Park in San Gabriel Canyon is temporarily closed, one of several areas considered especially at risk in Azusa, Calif., as the city prepared for possible flooding Feb. 27, 2014.
KFMB-TV San Diego
Storm threat subsides in California
A thunderstorm that brought sorely-needed rain to drought-plagued California is winding down after sending mudslides down foothill communities, flooding roadways and opening up sinkholes.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Dry, warm weather in store for Southern California
A soaked Southern California and the mud-covered foothills of the San Gabriel Valley will dry out over the next week as skies clear and temperatures rise to and above 80 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
All evacuation orders lifted
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.
Evacuation orders lifted after California storm
With the storm reduced to sprinkles, residents in the Los Angeles County cities of Glendora and Azusa were allowed back into their homes.
Storm Evacuation Orders Lifted For Glendora Residents
Residents, as of 6 a.m., were allowed to return to their homes after crews spent the overnight hours clearing the debris.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Saturated slopes worry California cities
Manufacturing Assembly worker Terry Young, 24, of Rialto, Calif., uses a sheet of plastic to protect himself from a downpour Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, as he jumps a flooded parking lot from a wood pallet to get to a food truck during his break in Anaheim, Calif.
KIDK CBS 3
Heavy rain strands hikers, soaks California
Rescuers were racing to reach four hikers early Sunday after rising waters trapped them in a state park in southern California.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Everything You Wanted To Know About #LArain
In response to LA's rain, flooding, mudslides, traffic problems and logistic issues, the Los Angeles County Operational Area Emergency Operations Center was launched Saturday at 6 a.m. The storm also brought heavy rain and snow in the high elevations, isolated thunderstorms, and gusty winds around the Southland.
The Daily Breeze
Flash floods, mudslides hit Southern California as rain continues
Resident Bob Roset keeps his eye on swift water rushing down Rainbow Drive in Glendora as the rainstorm starts up again Saturday afternoon, March 1, 2014.
San Bernardino County Sun
Chains required if you are headed for mountains today
Chains are required for vehicles headed into the mountains today, according to the California Highway Patrol.