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  • Residents protest dirt removal project at Devil's Gate Dam

    Residents protest dirt removal project at Devil's Gate Dam
    A project to remove dirt and debris from the Devil’s Gate Dam led to a public demonstration over the weekend, as the school district and the city look to mitigate impacts. Dozens of residents from La Cañada Flintridge and neighboring cities...
  • Despite the cold, conditions still ripe for wildfires

    Despite the cold, conditions still ripe for wildfires
    Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment." The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...
  • Glendale to purchase natural-gas vehicles for some city workers

    Glendale to purchase natural-gas vehicles for some city workers
    Glendale has received $300,000 from an air pollution control agency to purchase 10 new natural-gas-powered vehicles for the Public Works Department. The natural-gas vehicles emit less toxins and particulates into the air than their diesel and unleaded...
  • Snow forecast prompts road closures in Angeles National Forest

    Roads within the Station fire burn area of the Angeles National Forest will close at noon today due to expected snowfall and icy conditions, officials announced. Angeles Forest Highway will close from Aliso Canyon Road to Angeles Crest Highway. Upper...
  • Burbank offers free sandbags to residents, businesses

    Burbank offers free sandbags to residents, businesses
    With a cold winter storm bearing down on the region, Burbank officials today said they will provide free sandbangs to residents and business owners. The sandbags will be available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. this week at the Public Works Field Services Yard,...
  • Authorities investigating apparent suicide on Angeles Crest

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigators are responded to an apparent suicide Monday on Angeles Crest Highway above La Cañada Flintridge. An unidentified man was found seated in a vehicle with what appears to be a self-inflicted...
  • Storm to move out today, but chilly temperatures to persist

    Storm to move out today, but chilly temperatures to persist
    A winter storm watch remains in effect until noon today as a cold weather system slowly moves out of the area, clearing the way for a moderate warming trend on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Roads in the Station fire burn area...
  • Roads in Angeles National Forest, closed due to recent snow, reopen today

    Roads in Angeles National Forest, closed due to recent snow, reopen today
    Roads that were closed within the Station fire burn area in advance of a snow storm earlier this week reopened today. In reopening the roadways in Angeles National Forest, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works warned that access would...
  • Station fire report faults Forest Service

    Station fire report faults Forest Service
    The U.S. Forest Service did not use all of the water-dropping aircraft at its disposal as the 2009 Station fire spread quickly across the Angeles National Forest the first night of the blaze, but it’s unclear whether doing so would have made a...
  • Rescued mountain lion cubs spur offers of public support

    Rescued mountain lion cubs spur offers of public support
    Those interested in donating to the wildlife refuge that is caring for two malnourished mountain lion cubs found hiding under a car in Burbank on Tuesday may do so online or over the phone, a representative said. Some readers on Wednesday started...
  • Rescued mountain lion cubs to live in animal sanctuary

    Rescued mountain lion cubs to live in animal sanctuary
    Two emaciated mountain lion cubs rescued from the streets of Burbank on Tuesday will live out their days at an animal sanctuary. The female cubs, believed to be between 2 and 3 months old, were not with their mother long enough to learn life skills,...
  • Answers sought in legality of Station fire phone recordings

    Answers sought in legality of Station fire phone recordings
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) pressed federal authorities Thursday to clarify whether the U.S. Forest Service violated privacy laws by recording telephone calls to an emergency center during the 2009 Station fire. Schiff said a report he received from the...