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L.A. County Animal Control Providing Shelter for Animals Affected by the Bobcat Fire

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) continues to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the recent Bobcat Fire. DACC is currently sheltering 407 animals (243 Dogs, 20 Cats, 14 horses, 28 goats, 57 fowl, three mules, one...

Tracking COVID-19 Cases Reported in Monrovia

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- Courtesy photo Editor's Note: This page will be updated as information becomes available. Data reported by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Rate is crude and is per 100,000. This represents the number of cases...

Bobcat Fire Now One of the Largest in County History, Grows to Over 105K Acres

Courtesy photo / Twitter, @CaltransDist7 The Bobcat Fire has burned 105,345 acres as of Monday, making it one of the largest fires in Los Angeles County’s history. The fire, which has been burning for over two weeks,...

Bobcat Fire Grows to More Than 50K Acres Thursday

An evacuation order for residences within the area north of Angeles Crest North, between Clear Creek Station and Highway 39, was in place Thursday morning as officials announced that the Bobcat Fire has burned 50,539 acres and remains at 3% containment. An evacuation warning was...

Unpredictable Bobcat Fire Explodes to 44K Acres, County Supervisors Declare Local Emergency

Very unhealthy air quality becomes a daily occurrence By Terry Miller The Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest continues to unleash its fury over a week since it first erupted, necessitating residents in parts of Arcadia, Sierra Madre, and within the area north...

Bobcat Fire Continues to Grow – Now at 41,773 Acres

Approximately 44,393 acres have been charred and containment is at 3% as of Wednesday morning. Containment was at 6%, but flare-ups on Monday caused crews to lose ground. The heavy smoke and ash has prompted not only severe health warnings but also...

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Sept. 3-9

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Sept. 3 At 12:27 a.m., a vehicle traveling in the 100 block of South Mountain collided with a tree. Officers arrived and found the driver to be under the influence of narcotics. The suspect is currently on parole for robbery and was...

L.A. County Program Provides Free Legal Services to Tenants Facing Eviction

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has launched “Stay Housed L.A. County,” a countywide initiative to provide legal assistance and support for tenants facing eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The launch included the release of StayHousedLA.org, a website connecting tenants with useful information about their rights,...

Bobcat Fire Surpasses 41K Acres, Containment Decreases

The Bobcat Fire was very active on both the north and south ends Monday and is now at 41,231 acres with 3% containment. Firefighters worked overnight with a focus on protecting Mount Wilson and foothill communities. Tuesday’s primary focus remains at keeping the fire...

Newsom Signs Bill Clearing Path for Ex-Inmates to Become Firefighters

At the site of the North Complex Fire Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2147, a bill that eliminates barriers that prevent former inmate fire crews from pursuing a career as a firefighter once they serve their time. Authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes,...
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