The last of three men convicted of starting a campfire that later destroyed five homes east of Los Angeles has been sentenced to probation, but he likely will be paying restitution the rest of his life.
Perhaps the biggest job was in Camarillo, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, where a mudslide made 13 homes uninhabitable Friday. The debris flowed down a hillside burned by wildfire last year.
During the height of the rain, streets looked like virtual rivers.
Residents living near the mudflow areas of Glendora and Silverado Canyon are being asked to voluntarily evacuate Tuesday morning amid an impending storm.
Three men who were convicted of causing a Los Angeles-area wildfire that destroyed homes and forced thousands to flee have been ordered to pay $9 million in restitution.
In anticipation of this week’s rain, the city of Glendora filled 3,000 sandbags for residents in the Colby Fire burn area. On Sunday, people came to the City Yard to pick them up.
A Pacific storm is expected to bring rain, snow and high winds Friday afternoon through the evening.
When lives are on the line and homes are in danger, Desiree Horton swoops into action.
A third man was convicted Thursday of accidentally causing the 1,900-acre Colby wildfire after setting an illegal campfire in the Glendora Hills.
A portion of Glendora has been placed under a yellow level alert for flooding dangers ahead of a storm scheduled to move into the Southland Monday night.
At least one home in Azusa has sustained visible damage by this weekend’s intense rain and mudflow.
The few residents who braved the night in an evacuated Azusa neighborhood saw a strange sight Friday morning – smoke rising from the rain-soaked hills.
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the Colby Fire burn area.
Residents in Glendora have hardly moved on from the damage left to their properties and surrounding land by the Colby Fire in January — now they face a new threat.
Residents affected by the recent Colby Fire in Glendora are not hesitating to prepare for California’s first Winter storm of the year.