Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa held a news conference near the location of the proposed reservoir to announce their bill.
Last week’s winter storms have filled reservoirs in the San Gabriel Mountains with enough water to supply more than 150,000 people for a year.
More than two decades ago, two water distributors came up with a tantalizing idea to increase reserves in parched Southern California: Create an underground lake so vast it could hold enough to blanket Los Angeles — all 469 square miles — under a foot of water.
Robbery detectives from the LAPD’s Northeast Division are investigating two armed robberies near Silver Lake Reservoir.
A popular Southland destination for tourists, joggers, and cyclists reopened Thursday after a seven-year closure.
An LAPD helicopter made a precautionary landing at the Chatsworth Reservoir Monday morning.
Conservationists are protesting a plan by Los Angeles County officials to cut down 179 oak trees and 70 sycamores to create a space to spread silt, rocks and vegetation dredged from the nearby Santa Anita Reservoir.