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OC Residents Prepare For 2nd Wave Of King Tides, Possible Flooding

Some Long Beach and O.C. residents are preparing for another day of ankle-deep seawater in low-lying coastal communities as unusually high “king tides” pulled the Pacific farther ashore than normal Thursday.

12/13/2012

2 Water Main Breaks Damage Cars, Home In San Fernando Valley

Two water mains ruptured Monday, damaging cars, streets and one home in the San Fernando Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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Flooding From Water Main Break Leaves Threat Of Sinkhole In West Hollywood

A water main break has flooded an area Wednesday morning in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2012

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Cleanup Efforts Under Way In Some Inland Empire, High Desert Communities

Cleanup efforts were under way in some communities in the Inland Empire and the High Desert on Saturday, a day after fierce thunderstorms flooded streets and stranded drivers.

08/18/2012

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Crews Remove Mudslide, Flood Barriers From La Crescenta

Residents in La Crescenta had mixed reactions to seeing the removal of the unsightly “K-rail” that protected them against mudslides and flooding during the winter months.

CBS Los Angeles–06/08/2012

Firefighters worked overtime to help keep flood damage to a minimum after a massive water main break was reported in Venice Friday. (credit: CBS)

Clean Up Begins After Massive Water Main Break In Venice

Residents of Venice are beginning to clean up their homes and streets after a noon water main break Friday.

05/11/2012

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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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Seal Beach Residents Brace For More High Surf, Potential Flooding

Residents are bracing for more flooding Monday, as high tide and dangerous surf is expected to pound the Southern California coast.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2012

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Broken Water Main Causes Flooding In Toluca Lake Neighborhood

A broken water main caused minor flooding and prompted closure of a street in Toluca Lake Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2011

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Rain, Flooding Cause Traffic Delays In And Around LAX

Heavy rains and flooding in and around Los Angeles International Airport Sunday were responsible for major delays for motorists trying to get in or out of the airport.

11/20/2011

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Busted Restroom Pipe Floods Pasadena Courthouse

Officials said areas belonging to the district attorney, county probation, and the waiting area for juvenile traffic court were all damaged in the flooding.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/31/2011

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High Tide, Surf Cause Flooding In Newport Beach

A higher than usual high tide and dangerous surf with waves reaching more than 11 feet tall caused flooding in the streets of Newport Beach Wednesday.

08/31/2011

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Water Main Ruptures In Sherman Oaks

Crews Tuesday night were responding to a water main break in Sherman Oaks.

08/09/2011

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Carjacking Suspect Clips Fire Hydrant, Flooding Homes In El Sereno

A sheared fire hydrant has created a mess on a street in El Sereno Tuesday evening, flooding homes and forcing residents to evacuate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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