A former LAPD employee was taken into custody Wednesday after barricading herself inside a San Fernando Valley home.
Authorities say strong winds were fueling a vegetation fire Tuesday that erupted in the Apple Valley area.
North Hollywood police were called to the scene, near the intersection of Laurel Canyon and Burbank Boulevard, shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Evacuations were ordered Monday at an apartment complex in Beverly Hills.
An object that resembled a military explosive at a Southern California sporting goods store prompted evacuations and a call to the bomb squad before the scene was declared safe.
A storm out of the Pacific Northwest threatens heavy rainfall, flash flooding, rivers of mud and debris in areas denuded by wildfire, high surf, perilous rip currents and winds gusting at as much as 70 miles per hour.
A brush fire has prompted the evacuation Wednesday of California State University at San Marcos.
A wildfire that surged amid high heat and dry winds in drought conditions brought evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes in and around San Diego, but all residents were told they could return home Tuesday night just a few hours later as cooler, calmer darkness fell.
A suspicious backpack prompted evacuations at Azusa Pacific University Monday afternoon.
A pipe bomb discovered inside a vehicle in Northridge Wednesday afternoon prompted evacuations.
A suspicious device that temporarily closed portions of Long Beach has been cleared, authorities said.
Evacuation orders were lifted in Glendora and Azusa Sunday as a storm that battered the Southland tapered off.
Authorities say they’ve evacuated 13 homes in the Lake Hughes area due to flooding and mudslides.
Many of the streets were lined with debris-blocking K-rails.
Police Thursday issued mandatory evacuations for some residents in Azusa and Glendora due to the potential threat of mudslides.