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  • L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad yards.
  • JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth

    JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is known for its exploration of space, but the La Cañada Flintridge facility is starting to focus its gaze back to Earth. Three new missions scheduled to launch in 2014 will examine soil moisture, wind, and carbon dioxide...

    Flood warning issued for foothill communities

    A flash flood warning has been issued for La Crescenta, La Canada Flintridge and the surrounding foothills as potential for rain at 1 inch or more per hour until 4:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Residents who live near the Station...

    Debris basins set for expansion

    Glendale and La Crescenta residents toured local debris basins Saturday morning to learn about improvements made to the first line of defense against flood damage. About 50 people met at the Pickens Debris Basin for a presentation sponsored by the Los...

    Briefly: Land-use study seeks public input

    Federal officials have announced the first series of public input meetings for what will be a four-year study that could mean the protection of more than 500,000 acres. The land under evaluation for preservation include areas above San Fernando, La...