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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Area utility stresses water-saving efforts

    Officials at Burbank Water and Power this week urged customers to be vigilant about saving water in the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency declaration Friday, though the utility does not plan to implement mandatory conservation.
  • Gardening class aligns with drought rules

    Gardening class aligns with drought rules
    On Tuesday, Descanso Gardens offered the public a free water-wise gardening class and demonstration as part of its ongoing “Get Dirty” series, which included a tour of low-water plants on the garden property. The lesson on how to conserve...

    Police: Let professionals handle fireworks

    As the community celebrates the Fourth of July, the Glendale Police Department warns that fireworks are illegal in the hands of residents and should be left to professionals putting on Independence Day displays. Glendale has a ban on all fireworks as do...

    Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks

    Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks
    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station is warning that fireworks are illegal in the hands of citizens and should be left to professionals putting together Fourth of July displays. Ahead of the Friday holiday, authorities are reminding residents that the...

    Triple-digit heat wave, Santa Anas prompt red flag warning for L.A. County

    Triple-digit heat wave, Santa Anas prompt red flag warning for L.A. County
    A potentially record-breaking heat wave will continue to create extremely dangerous fire conditions throughout the region Tuesday as temperatures soar 10 to 20 degrees above normal, forecasters warned. Combined with low humidity and blustery Santa Ana...