A 9-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway is being reopened Thursday, four days after three mudslides forced its closure.
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.
Rains in Malibu have covered part of the Pacific Coast Highway in mud, rocks and debris from a former wildfire area and left about a dozen vehicles stranded.
Thousands of sand bags were prepared Sunday for residents in preparation of rainstorms in the forecast this week.
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.