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  • Downtown L.A. may get half of 2013's rainfall in coming storms

    Downtown L.A. may get half of 2013's rainfall in coming storms
    Downtown Los Angeles may get half of the 3.6 inches of rain it received in all of 2013 from the upcoming storm systems, according to AccuWeather officials. The two storm systems are expected to move into Southern California starting Wednesday and will...
  • Appreciation: Franny Beecher, lead guitarist of Bill Haley's Comets

    Other than die-hard fans and music journalists, few people would have recognized the name of Franny Beecher before stories surfaced Monday about his death at age 92. Beecher was the longtime lead guitarist of seminal rocker Bill Haley’s band, the...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale resident group sues city over utility transfer, body found on 210 Freeway, Weston sentenced in torture and kidnapping case

    818 Roundup: Glendale resident group sues city over utility transfer, body found on 210 Freeway, Weston sentenced in torture and kidnapping case
    Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, February 26, 2014. Rain is expected to continue today, and temperatures will reach a high of 64 degrees and a low of 52 degrees. Here's our roundup of the top headlines in the area: - A concerned residents...
  • NASA's Kepler mission, developed by JPL, discovers 715 new planets

    NASA's Kepler mission, developed by JPL, discovers 715 new planets
    The Kepler mission, developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La CaƱada Flintridge, has discovered 715 new planets, NASA announced Wednesday. The newly verified planets orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems like the Earth’s...
  • San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system

    San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system
    The reservoirs behind 14 major dams that line the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains — nearly empty after two years of drought — could rise significantly from the forecasted deluge over the next three days, public works officials said....
  • Major storm brings needed rain to L.A., but at a cost

    Major storm brings needed rain to L.A., but at a cost
    A potent storm gave Southern California a more thorough soaking on Friday than it has seen in more than three years, bringing both cheers in a drought-stricken state and anxiety as it sent mud billowing through hillside neighborhoods and clogged roads....
  • Rainstorm unleashes mud, damages downtown L.A. street

    Rainstorm unleashes mud, damages downtown L.A. street
    A new round of thunderstorms plowed through Southern California on Saturday, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening up a large hole on a busy street in downtown Los Angeles. The heavy band of rain drenched coastal and valley areas...
  • L.A. rain: Evacuations lifted in some foothill communities

    L.A. rain: Evacuations lifted in some foothill communities
    Mandatory evacuations have been lifted in two foothill communities threatened by mudslides below wildfire-ravaged areas. Glendora residents were allowed to return home Sunday when an evacuation order was lifted at 6 a.m. The 2,000-acre Colby fire in the...
  • California storms did little to ease drought conditions

    California storms did little to ease drought conditions
    The storms that slammed Southern California dumped much needed rain, but experts said they did little to ease the drought conditions. "This is no drought-buster, but it's a nice, fat down payment" in the water bank, said Bill Patzert, a climatologist...
  • Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky

    WASHINGTON — As international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions stall, schemes to slow global warming using fantastical technologies once dismissed as a sideshow are getting serious consideration in Washington. Ships that spew salt into...
  • NASA would get $17.5 billion for 2015 under White House budget plan

    NASA would get $17.5 billion for 2015 under White House budget plan
    NASA’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year wouldn’t budge much from last year under the White House’s proposal for nearly $17.5 billion, as officials reaffirmed the commitment to extending the life of the International Space Station, funding...