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.
A water main break has flooded an area Wednesday morning in West Hollywood.
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.
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.
Residents of Venice are beginning to clean up their homes and streets after a noon water main break Friday.
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.
Residents are bracing for more flooding Monday, as high tide and dangerous surf is expected to pound the Southern California coast.
A broken water main caused minor flooding and prompted closure of a street in Toluca Lake Wednesday.
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.
Officials said areas belonging to the district attorney, county probation, and the waiting area for juvenile traffic court were all damaged in the flooding.
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.
Crews Tuesday night were responding to a water main break in Sherman Oaks.
A sheared fire hydrant has created a mess on a street in El Sereno Tuesday evening, flooding homes and forcing residents to evacuate.
Fire officials deployed on Monday to four separate locations throughout the San Fernando Valley to handle reports of flooding and “pavement disruptions”.
A broken city water main sent a deluge of water down a steep hillside in Sherman Oaks Sunday, flooding streets and yards and filling a swimming pool with mud.