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March 19, 2012
The weekend storm is gone and temperatures will warm up as the week progresses, the National Weather Service said Monday. Residents can expect rain and snow to stop if it hasn't already, and skies should be clear until at least Friday, said NWS weather specialist Stuart Seto. Monday will see highs of 60 downtown; temperatures are expected to spike to 68 on Tuesday and remain in the upper 60s the rest of the week. In the tri-city region, daytime highs are expected to hit the mid-70s by midweek, according to the weather service.
THE818NOW
January 20, 2012
Here comes the rain. The National Weather Service says rain is expected to move into Southern California on Friday night and make for wet conditions through the weekend. The "relatively weak" storm will move in Friday and gain momentum Saturday morning, said meteorologist Rich Thompson of the National Weather Service office in Oxnard. "It's not a tremendous amount of rainfall," Thompson said, estimating 1 to three fourths of an inch will fall in the central areas and about 1 inch in the mountains.
NEWS
October 19, 2012
The catch basins that Raymond Minassian is talking about in a letter to the editor (“Plants are growing in run-off basins,” Oct. 17) belongs to Los Angeles County Public Works. I gave them a call to pass his concern about the growing plant inside the catch basin. The city of Glendale owns 1,354 catch basins and several open channels and has two full-time workers dedicated to the city's storm drain system. We inspect and clean each one at least once per year. By the time the cleaning is completed it's possible that the drains are dirty again, way before the next cleaning cycle.
LOCAL
By Zain Shauk | December 8, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — A rainstorm Monday caused no mudflows or flood problems in communities surrounding the burned hillsides here, but public safety officials have turned their attention to Thursday, when another storm is expected to present its own set of challenges. Although rain counts yielded more than an inch of water, including 1.4 inches in the Briggs Terrace neighborhood, those totals presented little safety threats because they came during a 12-hour period, said Bob Gregg, a local water observer for the Los Angeles County Flood Control District “It fell fairly steadily over a long period of time,” Gregg said.
NEWS
March 22, 2011
Local mountains could see snow levels drop to 3,500 feet as a new colder storm front moves in today. Rainfall totals should average approximately 1 inch, but could be higher in some areas. This new weather system is not expected to be as strong as the weekend storm that the pummeled the area, causing street flooding and toppling trees, according to the National Weather Service. Still, up to 8 inches of snow could fall on local mountains, with the potential for more when a second storm front moves in late Thursday, according to the weather agency.
NEWS
October 5, 2011
The bulk of the slow-moving storm churning its way across the Southland should pass the local area by this afternoon, weather forecasters say. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Angeles National Forest through 8 p.m. as those living in the foothills brace for what could be periods of heavy rain within the Station fire burn area. Rain totals could reach up to 2 inches in some mountain areas, with the snow level dropping to between 5,500 and 6,500 feet through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.
NEWS
October 11, 2012
The tri-city region could see storm cells capable of producing “brief heavy downpours,” hail and “dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning” Thursday evening as a weather system moves across the Southland, according to the National Weather Service. Although there's a 50% chance of rain today, the brunt of the storm isn't expected to hit until tonight, with up to 3 inches of snow possible at elevations above 7,000 feet, the weather service said. Daytime temperatures in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area are expected to remain the high-60s to low-70s, but are due to climb on Friday and through the weekend after the storm moves out. By Saturday, expect mostly clear skies with high temperatures in the mid-80s, according to the National Weather Service.
NEWS
February 16, 2012
Possibly damaging winds were expected to whip Southern California early Thursday with gusts of up to 35 mph as the sun returns to Los Angeles. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the morning and early afternoon. High temperatures are expected to be in the 60s and 70s. Temperatures Thursday night in Los Angeles are expected to fall to the 40s and 50s. Continue reading > > -- Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
By Kimberlie Zakarian | September 2, 2011
Our family returned this week from the Bahamas. It was a trip that was a long time in coming. When we first saved up for it, then booked it, my daughter ended up in the hospital. We had to cancel, much to the disappointment of my other children. So finally everyone was healthy and off we went. We were very thankful to be going. I felt so appreciative to God for this trip, knowing he truly helped us pull it off. The first thing we did when we arrived was put on our swim suits, run to the beach, and dash into the bathtub-temperature water yelling and giggling, “The Bahamas!
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By Melissa Pamer, KTLA and By Melissa Pamer, KTLA | March 31, 2014
A cold storm front coming from the Gulf of Alaska was expected to deliver rain and lower temperatures to Southern California beginning Monday , prompting preparation for possible mud flows in areas scarred by recent wildfires, according to KTLA. The first wave of light-to-moderate rains was expected to arrive late Monday afternoon, bringing several hours of rain, according to the National Weather Service. More showers could come Tuesday night into Wednesday. Heavy downpours could bring mud and debris flows in Azusa and Glendora, which are recovering from the nearly 2,000-acre Colby Fire.
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By Ray Richmond | March 1, 2014
The water is coming! The water is coming! Spectacular amounts of it! Quick, round up two of every animal and meet us at the ark at dusk. This thing that's bearing down on us is gargantuan! It's monumental! It's…it's…Stormageddon! If you were watching the television news in these parts, by midweek the stations were dutifully setting the catastrophic scene for StormWatch '14, the anchors breathlessly hawking team coverage of the coming deluge that was certain to wreak untold havoc on a parched metropolis.
NEWS
March 1, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, March 1, 2014. Here's our roundup of the top headlines in the area: With a storm hitting the Southland today, rain in the area caused some havoc in Burbank , while things remained relatively calm in Glendale and in La Ca ñ ada .     Assemblyman Mike Gatto  (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions.
NEWS
February 28, 2014
The strongest rain will likely fall in downtown Los Angeles on Friday afternoon as the second of two winter storm systems makes its way across the Southland. Meteorologists say the two-day forecast calls for the heaviest downpour across Central and Southern California on Friday afternoon before the system reboots again and continues through the weekend. Between Friday and Saturday night,  weather officials expect  two to four inches of rain to fall on the coasts and valleys and four to eight inches in the foothills and mountains.
NEWS
February 25, 2014
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. In the Burbank and Glendale, the high will be 70 and low 50.  Here are some of the top headlines in the region this morning: A storm is headed to the Los Angeles area , and it could be the wettest in two years, according to the Los Angeles Times.    A 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Burbank Monday afternoon. The driver apparently tried to flee the scene and was arrested, police said.    More than 1,000 entertainment industry workers gathered in Burbank on Saturday, launching a campaign to support an expansion of California's film and TV tax credit program . Former Glendale Police Chief Ron De Pompa made about $370,000 during the last calendar year , according to annual gross salary data publicly released by the city this month - the most any city employee has netted in years.
NEWS
February 24, 2014
Good morning readers. Today is Monday, Feb. 24. The warm weather winter continues with a high of 79 and low of 48, though rain is expected later in the week. While you get ready for the week, check out these headlines from around the area:  First-round victories are nothing new for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey.  W ins via strikes are, however, and that's exactly what Rousey got Saturday night in the main event of  UFC  170 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay, defeating challenger Sara McMann at the 1:06 mark of the first round to defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight title.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | January 10, 2014
LA CAÑADA - Back from a 10-game absence while recovering from a left Achilles injury, Robert Cartwright wasn't sure what kind of performance he might have. The Stanford University-bound Cartwright returned in time Friday night for the Rebels against archrival Pasadena Poly in a Prep League opener for both teams in front of a noisy packed house at Flintridge Prep. It took some time for Cartwright to heat up before sounding off with a top-notch performance in the fourth quarter.
NEWS
January 3, 2014
Several Southwest Airlines flights out of Bob Hope airport -- including some local flights -- are delayed due to the heavy snow storms in the Northeast. [UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: "A number of flights in the Southwest system are delayed mostly because the area they are going to or coming from are markets outside the West Coast," said airport spokesman Victor Gill. ] The only nonstop flight to the area, a 9:39 p.m. flight to New York's John F. Kennedy airport operated by Jet Blue, has been canceled, according to Jenny Dervin, spokesperson for the airline.  Gill advised visiting the Bob Hope Airport homepage to look up information on specific flights , as well as using Southwest's mobile app.  "The traveler has to remember the primary source of information is the airline," he said.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | October 28, 2013
Temperatures across Southern California are expected to drop sharply Monday as a storm brings gusty winds, rain showers and snow at higher elevations, forecasters told the Los Angeles Times . VIDEO: Storm expected to bring gusty winds, rain showers to Southland Foothill communities near the San Gabriel Valley area will likely see the steadiest rainfall, with up to an inch possible, said Andrew Rorke, a meteorologist with the National...
SPORTS
By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | August 3, 2013
COMPTON - If there was one comfort for the Arroyo Seco Saints 19U summer baseball team heading into Saturday afternoon's elimination contest of the Palomino World Series Tournament, it may have been that the Saints had found themselves in a similar setting a week before. Arroyo Seco, which rallied to a West Zone Tournament title earlier this week, bounced back in its bid to win the World Series with an impressive 14-1 victory over the Central Michigan Stars in second-chance bracket action at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy.
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