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Crews Clean Up Debris After Tree Falls Onto Power Line In Eagle Rock

The tree fell around 6:30 p.m. on Saxon Drive, taking out a power line and a phone line to a resident’s home, both ending up on the street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Study: Dirty Beaches Costing SoCal Beachgoers Millions Every Year

Southland residents may be losing millions of dollars every year by avoiding littered, local beaches in favor of choosing cleaner beaches that are farther away, according to a study.

08/22/2014

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Dump Truck Overturns On Sunset Blvd. In West Hollywood

A dump truck overturned and spilled debris Wednesday in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Spotted

Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris field from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

03/20/2014

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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.

03/03/2014

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Monrovia Remains ‘Mudslide Danger Zone’

Mandatory evacuations remained in place Friday for several streets in Monrovia where the downpour has turned into sporadic flash flooding.

02/28/2014

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Diamond Bar Man, 36, Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver

A pedestrian in Walnut was fatally struck Sunday morning by a hit-and-run driver believed to be in a Chevy Truck or SUV.

10/27/2013

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CHP, Caltrans Warn Drivers Of The Dangers Of Road Debris

More than $52 million is spent annually to keep California roads clean and safe, but it’s still a battle to keep debris off the roadways.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

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Following Springs Fire, Caltrans To Protect PCH From Falling Rocks, Debris

Following the vegetative destruction of the Springs fire, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received $2.5 million in state emergency funds to help protect the PCH from falling rocks, gravel and debris.

05/04/2013

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Officials Warn Residents To Avoid Japan Tsunami Debris Washing Up On Coast

Debris from last year’s deadly tsunami in Japan is washing ashore on the West Coast — and some of it may even contain human remains.

06/22/2012

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Remote Controlled ‘Robots’ To Keep Flood Channels Clear In Ventura County

Ventura County’s Public Works Agency are welcoming two new remote controlled vehicles to the county in an ongoing effort to keep area roads, farms, businesses and homes from flooding during heavy rainfall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2012

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Pasadena Police Arrest Homeless Man, 27, For Setting 9 Debris Fires

Police in Pasadena Thursday arrested a 27-year-old homeless man suspected of intentionally setting nine debris fires in the city during a 10-day period, a fire official said.

01/19/2012

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Environmental Group: Ocean Swimming ‘Not Healthy’ After Storm

If swimming in the rain — or after it — is your thing, you may want to hold off for the next few days, according to Heal The Bay.

10/05/2011

The historic Station Fire of 2009 burned through more than 250 square miles of land north of Los Angeles, proving to be the biggest and most deadly in a series of wildfires that summer. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Pasadena Dam To Get Massive Mud Cleanup

Authorities plan to remove 25,000 cubic yards of mud and debris from behind a Pasadena dam — a fraction of the muck that washed down blackened slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains after the 2009 Station wildfire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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Flotsam From Japan’s Tsunami To Hit West Coast

John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.

04/01/2011

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