California may be in the midst of an historic drought, but when the skies open up, there’s a very real prospect of mudslides and floods.
Tuesday’s flash floods sparked fears of mudslides for residents in Silverado Canyon, where crews battled fires over the weekend.
The storm that dumped as much as four inches of rain over the eastern San Gabriel Mountains Sunday left one person dead and many more stranded.
Residents in danger areas, grateful for efforts from police and firefighters to protect them throughout the weekend’s storm, gathered at City Hall to show their appreciation.
Evacuation orders were lifted in Glendora and Azusa Sunday as a storm that battered the Southland tapered off.
A mudslide knocked down a large tree and power lines in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday evening.
A mandatory evacuation order has been issued Friday for all residents on Ridge View Drive in Azusa.
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.
Residents in Glendora have hardly moved on from the damage left to their properties and surrounding land by the Colby Fire in January — now they face a new threat.
The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.
Three large storm cells saturated the hillsides stretching up almost 100 feet above the homes on North Regalo Drive in Woodland Hills.
Flowing mud and debris prompted about 30 people to evacuate their homes in Woodland hills Sunday after a day of heavy rains and high winds, police and city fire officials said.
A powerful winter storm dumped about a half-inch of rain on Los Angeles and forecasters say more wet, messy weather is expected.
Six homeowners affected by last week’s hillside collapse have hired an attorney to pursue claims against the city, with a trial expected sometime later this year.