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Floods and Flooding

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  • L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad yards.
  • La Cañada officials to watch for flooding, debris flows

    With storms poised to arrive last night and continue into the weekend, the city of La Cañada Flintridge reports that all local debris basins are in good condition, but that officials will be keeping an eye out for potential flooding or debris flows....

    Debris basins in La Cañada hold up under heavy rain

    Debris basins in La Cañada hold up under heavy rain
    Debris basins in the Paradise Valley neighborhood of La Cañada – devastated by mudflows in 2010 – held up in the rainfall on Friday, residents and police officials said. According to the National Weather Service, the Foothills regions were...

    Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour

    Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour
    La Cañada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...

    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 Cañada 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...