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  • Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work

    Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work
    The insurer of a construction company hired to repair Glendale slopes after the 2005 mudslide has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the city, claiming the contractor was underpaid for excavation work that turned out to be much more intensive than what was advertised.
  • Attorneys to settle mudslide lawsuit

    The Pasadena law firm that defended Glendale in lawsuits stemming from a 2005 mudslide that cost the city nearly $15.4 million has agreed to pay $98,500 to settle a malpractice lawsuit, according to a City Council announcement this week. Glendale sued...

    Evacuation warning in Foothills

    Evacuation warning in Foothills
    More than 200 homes in La Cañada Flintridge and La Crescenta were at risk of being evacuated early Wednesday morning, when a powerful storm surge was expected to bring heavy downpours, flooding and hail to already rain-soaked hillsides. Los Angeles...

    Mud-damaged home up for bid

    CITY HALL — Officials on Monday announced the upcoming auction of one of five homes acquired by the city as a result of a $12-million settlement to homeowners whose properties were damaged in a January 2005 mudslide. The mudslide Jan. 10, 2005, in...

    Basin expansion going smoothly

    Officials on Monday said they were on track to expand six vital foothill-area debris basins before this year's winter storms again bring the threat of damaging mudflows. The $1.2-million project aims to increase the capacity of Pickens, Pinelawn,...