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  • Leonard Finch, Anita Monson

    Leonard J. Finch Jr. Leonard J. Finch Jr., a former president of the La CaƱada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, died July 1 at the age of 96. Born July 5, 1914 in Pasadena, Finch graduated from Hollywood High School, Los Angeles Junior College and USC'...
  • High temperatures across Southern California

     
    Temperatures climbed well above 100 Thursday in inland areas across Southern California. In Los Angeles County, temperatures reached 106 in Chatsworth, 110 in Acton and 107 in Palmdale, according to the National Weather Service. Ojai in Ventura County...
  • Feelin' hot, hot, hot! Another scorcher is forecast; thunderstorms, lightning, hail, brush fires are possible [Updated]

     
    Another broiling day is forecast for Southern California on Friday, bringing with it chances of more thunderstorms, lightning and brush fires. More photos. The National Weather Service has extended its extreme heat advisory though at least Saturday night....
  • Brush fire erupts near the 14 Freeway in Acton [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles County firefighters are trying to put out a brush fire near the 14 Freeway in Acton. The two-alarm blaze was reported shortly before 3 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Escondido Canyon and Hubbard roads, and about 200......
  • Firefighters battling three blazes in L.A. County

     
    Firefighters are tackling three blazes in Los Angeles County, including one on Soledad Canyon Road in Acton, said Matt Levesque of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. So far, the blaze has consumed a few acres since it was reported......
  • Fire near Acton burns more than 500 acres; evacuations ordered [Updated]

     
    A fire near Acton has burned more than 500 acres, prompting a large response from firefighters battling to protect homes. [Updated at 6:32 p.m.: The fire forced the evacuation of Leona Valley, an unincorporated town of 2,200 people west of......
  • Heightened fire concern in L.A. County foothills, mountains

     
    Dry weather and gusty offshore winds will pose a heightened fire risk Thursday and Friday in the foothills and mountains of Los Angeles County, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Oxnard. Although the weather service does not.......
  • Flash flood watch issued in advance of weekend storm

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch ahead of intense rain expected Saturday. The flood watch takes effect at 6 a.m. Saturday and extends until afternoon. It covers areas burned by wildfires that remain at risk of......
  • Thousands without power as winds, rain continue to pummel L.A. area

     
    Thousands of people were without power Monday night as strong winds and heavy rain pummeled the Los Angeles area. As of 9 p.m., nearly 21,00 customers were without electricity in areas served by Southern California Edison. The hardest-hit area was......