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  • City to provide sandbags for possible flooding

    City to provide sandbags for possible flooding
    With significant rainfall expected throughout much of Southern California Tuesday and Wednesday, the city of Burbank will make sandbags available to help city residents and business owners prepare for the possibility of flash floods.
  • Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niņo, drought

    Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niño, drought
    A swath of eastern California offered a dramatic view in recent days of the powerful climate forces buffeting the state. On Friday, an out-of-control brush fire — fueled by four years of drought — destroyed 20 vehicles on Interstate 15 in...

    L.A. County supervisors OK debris clearance for Devil's Gate Dam

    Despite strong opposition from neighbors and recreational enthusiasts, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a five-year project Wednesday to remove debris from a basin above Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena. Flood control officials have...

    JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth

    JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is known for its exploration of space, but the La Caņada Flintridge facility is starting to focus its gaze back to Earth. Three new missions scheduled to launch in 2014 will examine soil moisture, wind, and carbon dioxide...

    County presents options for Devil's Gate Dam sediment removal

    County presents options for Devil's Gate Dam sediment removal
    Los Angeles County flood control officials presented several options for removing built-up debris and mud from a basin above Devil's Gate Dam in northern Pasadena in a draft environmental impact report released Thursday. The basin became choked by mud...