rain storm

With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Body of 21-year-old found in Los Angeles River

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been found dead in the Los Angeles River. Coroner and fire officials say the body of Pearson Kim Taing of Los Angeles was found north of downtown […]

03/03/2014

Big surf pounds the pier at Manhattan Beach, Calif., on March 2, 2014, in the aftermath of a powerful Pacific storm. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

6 rescued, including 3 lifeguards, in high surf

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California ocean rescue took a dramatic turn over the weekend when three lifeguards who were attempting to save three people also had to be plucked from high surf […]

03/03/2014

A man runs through Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Downtown LA rainfall now 50 percent of normal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recent stormy weather has made a dent in the rainfall deficit in Los Angeles after months of drought. The National Weather Service says that as of Monday morning, downtown LA […]

03/03/2014

Glendora city workers clear mud and debris from the hills, in Glendora, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Some evacuations lifted after Southland storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have lifted evacuation orders in two California wildfire-scarred foothill communities that were threatened by mudflows during several days of powerful rain. Los Angeles County residents in Glendora and Monrovia were […]

03/02/2014

A pedestrian covers from the rain as she makes her way past the Disney Music Center in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Storm lashes California, but not a drought buster

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California was lashed Friday by heavy rains that the parched state so desperately needs, though with the soaking came traffic snarls, power outages and the threat of mudslides. Even with rainfall […]

02/28/2014

National Weather Service's map of the current storm over the Southland.

Big storm brings new worries to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm spread rain and snow early Friday through much of California, where communities endangered by a wildfire just weeks ago now faced the threat […]

02/28/2014

Clouds are shown over the iconic Hollywood sign Thursday Feb. 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Southern California got an overnight soaking Thursday as residents prepared for a second, more powerful storm that could bring heavier rain and prompted fears of mudslides in communities along fire-scarred foothills. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Big storm brings new worries to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Small mud flows have begun occurring as a powerful storm drops rain on wildfire-scarred mountain slopes above two Southern California foothill cities. Glendora police Lt. Matt Williams says one road has […]

02/28/2014

A man walks with an umbrella. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Strongest storm in 3 years to stay through Sunday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Residents of sections of Glendora and Azusa remained out of their homes under evacuation orders today as a “very strong winter storm” brought the region rain, snow, high surf and fierce […]

02/28/2014

A man walks with an umbrella. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Storm rushes out but another is on the way

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A quick-moving storm cleared out of the Southland this morning — more rapidly than forecasters had expected — but a stronger one is expected tonight, threatening heavy rain, thunderstorms, waterspouts, fierce […]

02/27/2014

Umbrellas were put to good use as showers swept through Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Get your umbrellas out: Storms to roll into SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two storms will strike Southern California starting Wednesday, with the more significant of the two expected to arrive Thursday night and generate a “very impressive” volume of rain before it departs […]

02/25/2014

So Cal blasted by storm today

(CNS) – Emergency crews were kept busy as a cold, windy Pacific storm swept across Southern California today. Between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., 249 accidents were reported on Los Angeles County freeways, compared with […]

04/13/2012