Residents affected by last year’s Powerhouse Fire near Santa Clarita are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility is to blame for starting the blaze that destroyed dozens of homes.
Several of the biggest commercial customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) met Tuesday with the new general manager for an update on proposed reforms for the utility.
The numbers included about 18,000 SCE customers and another 9,800 from LADWP.
The LADWP Wednesday urged customers to turn off their sprinklers and save water during the two upcoming winter storms.
Previous LADWP regional winners have captured four national titles and placed among the top five teams 11 times.
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a new general manager to lead the Department of Water and Power, which is plagued by costly computer problems and questions about missing money.
Residents in the neighborhood are enduring a blackout Wednesday evening due to downed lines on the corner of White Oak and Van Owen Streets.
Edwards was nominated by Mayor Eric Garcetti last week to head the LADWP following the departure of Ron Nichols, who stepped down after three years in the position.
A car knocked down a power pole near Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday morning, cutting power to a portion of the airport, but it did not affect any flights, authorities said.
A “50th Year Commemoration” ceremony is set to take place on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the devastating Baldwin Hills reservoir disaster.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has spent nearly $100 million on a new computerized billing system that has overcharged customers and sparked a flood of complaints.
Thousands of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were without power Thursday.
A water main break left more than 30 residents without water Wednesday in the Brentwood-area of West Los Angeles.
About 50 households were without water Thursday morning after two water mains broke in Brentwood.
Fire officials Thursday were on scene of a water main break in West Hollywood.