| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:41 PM
My husband and I both grew up in La Caņada and we are completely disgusted with the Southern California Edison’s inability to maintain reliable service for La Caņada residents.
We live just east of La Caņada Boulevard, north of the freeway, and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:08 AM
A power outage was reported in the La Crescenta area at 9:25 a.m., affecting 1,396 customers, according to Southern California Edison officials.
Officials have not determined a cause, Robert Villegas, a spokesman for the utility, said.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced a bill Monday to create a system in California to warn the public seconds in advance of an earthquake.
The warning system, which is already implemented in Japan, could give people as long as one minute to...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A study of Southern California Edison's response to the fierce windstorm that ripped through the region last fall found 70 ways the utility could improve its response to the next disaster.
The study, commissioned by Edison and released Wednesday,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:16 AM
A spokesman for Southern California Edison said it could be a while before power is restored to La Caņada Flintridge residents as crews work to get roughly 200,000 customers back online.
Crews are still working to "de-energize" downed power lines before...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Though La Caņada Flintridge suffered its share of downed trees and busted fences Thursday, the worst issue appeared to be a continuing citywide power outage.
According to residents, the outage began at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday, and has...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Winds on the scale seen Wednesday night failed to materialize overnight Thursday, but officials warned that unstable air masses could still produce dangerous wind gusts through the weekend.
High wind advisories remained in effect this morning,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:26 AM
La Caņada schools will remain closed Friday as an ongoing power outage keeps much of the city in the dark.
It is the second consecutive day of cancelled classes in the wake of a powerful windstorm overnight Wednesday that hammered the Crescenta and San...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Families without electrical power since Wednesday night's windstorm were making do by getting out of their cold, dark houses and into the great outdoors, or to parts of town where the heat and electricity were on.
On Saturday afternoon, thousands of...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment."
The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The event will be held in...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
A bill to improve emergency and disaster preparedness among California utilities was unanimously approved this week by a committee in the state Assembly.
AB 1650, introduced by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge), requires public...