A 49-year-old Glendora man was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison Wednesday, said the the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.
CBS2 meteorologist Rich Fields says more rain is likely in the Southland through the day on Sunday.
Glendora city officials Tuesday raised the alert level to yellow for residents living in the Colby burn-area out of fear of mudslides.
The biggest cleanup job was perhaps in Camarillo Springs, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
During the height of the rain, streets looked like virtual rivers.
Residents in the Colby Fire burn-area Friday were under mandatory evacuation orders as a storm moved through the foothill communities.
The city of Glendora Thursday raised its alert level to red triggering a mandatory evacuation order due to the approaching storm.
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.
Residents living in burn areas were on high alert Thursday as a powerful winter storm moves into the Southland.
The Los Angeles County Public Works crews Tuesday were removing debris from fire scarred areas in preparation for a storm forecasted to hit at the end of the week.
Residents of Glendora remained under voluntary evacuation orders Wednesday, authorities said.
Rain accompanied by strong winds drenched the Southland Tuesday, raising the risk of flash flooding in much of the region and mudslides in neighborhoods below hillsides denuded by wildfires.
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.