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Badlands-type formation near the end of the road. The road had been closed since the Station fire that started on Aug. 26 of that year, ultimately consuming more than 160,000 acres and taking the lives of two firefighters. A Caltrans spokesman cautioned the highway could face further closures if mud and debris were to be washed off the slopes as expected during the next rainy period.A 12-liter, $2,000 collector’s edition “Millennium Magnum” of Korbel Champagne, donated by the Vons market then located in Plaza de La Cañada (where Gelson’s is today), was raffled off to raise funds for the La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Assn. Recent storms pounding the Southland have forced some state highway and lane closures Sunday in the area of the Angeles National Forest.
during December 1999.The cutting of a red Christmas garland marked the grand opening of the La Cañada Flintridge Post Office‘s first contract postal unit at Marsh Village Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Foothill Boulevard. Costs for the reseeding efforts were pegged at $26,000 for the forest service and $2,750 for the county.Carol Cormaci is the Times Community News managing editor. Speed limit – 45 mph to the Mount Wilson turnoff; 55 mph on the remainder, except through Wrightwood. Be careful with the wild life especially chipmunks and gray squirrels crossing the road. The 5 Freeway through the Grapevine — which has been closed since late Christmas night — reopened just after 11 a.m., with California Highway Patrol officers offering drivers escorts in both directions.“I’ve had to call work twice,” one motorist said.
Carol Cormaci The lengthy closure reduced traffic in town by approximately 55%, according to a city official, and affected some La Cañada businesses.
ROAD CONDITIONS. Caltrans said Angeles Crest Highway could shut down as the potential for snow-covered roadways loomed. Important Things to Know About the Angeles Crest Highway. Angeles Crest Christian Camp is located approximately 30 miles above the city of La Canada, just off Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) on Sulfur Springs Road. Snow continued to fall early Friday morning.The Los Angeles metro area recorded significant rainfall during the course of the storm, Rainfall totals included 2.91 inches in Pasadena, 2.2 inches in Woodland Hills, 2.06 inches in Northridge and Van Nuys, 1.93 inches in Pomona, 1.84 inches at Long Beach Airport, 1.66 inches in Saugus, 1.65 inches in Culver City, 1.57 inches in Burbank, 1.51 inches in Chatsworth and 1.46 inches at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.And with another storm system expected to hit Southern California late next week, locals had some advice for those traveling through the mountains.“(Have) water, blankets and extra clothing in your car, and some snacks to eat on in case you get stuck on the I-5,” one woman said.By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our Rising to the challenge from a TV show, the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge in March 2010 created the monstrous sweet and held a carnival for its unveiling. The Angeles Crest Highway is a two-lane (one lane of travel in each direction) highway over the San Gabriel Mountains, in Los Angeles County, California.Its route is to/through the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and the Angeles National Forest.With the exception of a 1,000 feet (300 m)-long section in La Cañada Flintridge, the entire route is part of California State …
From any direction, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) exit off of the 210 freeway. “I’ve missed two meetings, really important ones, and I’m going to miss work and my boyfriend as well.”Caltrans crews had spent hours clearing away snow and ice after single digit temperatures had caused the roadway to freeze over, CHP said.But as soon as drivers were back on the freeway, traffic once again backed up, leaving some drivers no choice but to have some fun in the snow.“It’s fun, it feels awesome,” one 10-year-old said after his mom stopped to let him play in the snow.The 15 Freeway through the Cajon Pass — which was intermittently closed Thursday, stranding thousands of drivers — was open and moving Friday morning.