LOS ANGELES, CA — Another storm is likely to move into the Los Angeles region Friday evening, lingering through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The rainfall, however, is expected to be light compared to the most recent two storms to wash over the region. Between a quarter-inch and a half-inch of rain are expected as a result of this latest storm, according to the weather service. The mountains and foothill areas will see a little more precipitation, climbing to between a half-inch and three-quarters of an inch in foothill and mountain areas. The local mountains are not likely to see much snow. The snow level is expected to remain above 7,000 feet. Also expected are south-to-southeast winds gusting at between 20 and 50 miles per hour. Temperatures are also likely to remain below normal with daytime highs hovering in the low 60s across Los Angeles. The NWS forecast mostly cloudy condition in L.A. County until Friday evening's rains, along with highs of 50 … [Read more...] about Rainy Weekend In Store For Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES, CA — A storm suffused with moisture from an atmospheric river rolled into the Southland Wednesday, triggering widespread rainfall, strong winds and warnings of flash flooding. A flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Getty, Saddleridge and Tick burn areas in L.A. County. "Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected near recent burn areas from a cold and vigorous storm system," the weather service said in a statement. "Rainfall rates between 0.50 inch per hour and 1 inch per hour are possible, especially near thunderstorms. The recent burn areas in Los Angeles County will be especially at risk for flash flooding and mud and debris flows due to moderate to heavy rainfall. Road closures and property damage may occur due to mud and debris flows." In Orange County, a flash flood watch will be in force from 6 this morning through Wednesday afternoon. "Areas most at risk include low-lying intersections, areas with … [Read more...] about Atmospheric River Pummels Los Angeles
President Trump and Democratic state Sen. Kevin de León agree on one thing: They’re both convinced California Sen. Dianne Feinstein made a mistake when she delayed for weeks the release of a letter accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape. Trump joined a chorus of Republicans on Tuesday in criticizing Feinstein for the timing of the release of a letter from Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto University psychology professor who said she was assaulted by a “stumbling drunk” Kavanaugh during a party when they were in high school during the early 1980s. It’s a charge the federal appeals court judge has vehemently denied. “It is frankly a terrible thing that this information wasn’t given to us a long time ago, months ago when (Feinstein) got it,” Trump said at the White House. Democrats “could’ve done that instead of waiting until everything was finished and then all of a sudden spring it.” Although his … [Read more...] about Trump and Kevin de León agree Feinstein blew it. Did she have another way?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico, where state officials have been busy trying to woo more big partners in the industry. Entrance to ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, where Netflix announced at the studio complex that it chose Albuquerque as a new production hub. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) Nick Maniatis, who ran the state’s film office before going to work for Netflix, spoke to a group of hundreds of business leaders and elected officials who were gathered Thursday in Albuquerque. He described it as a “golden era,” saying the amount of content that’s out there is amazing. “A year ago you could say all the major studios — take Disney, Warner Bros., Paramount, Fox, all of them combined — would do about 300 or 400 projects a year. This year, we will do 1,000 … [Read more...] about Los Gatos-Based Netflix Leads Rush to Build Moviemaking Mecca in New Mexico
Opinion by John Avlon Updated 1501 GMT (2301 HKT) December 7, 2019 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. John Avlon is a CNN senior political analyst. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)There is a slow-motion car crash quality to the destruction of democratic norms right now. But we can't afford to simply fixate on our problems. We need to focus on finding solutions. The good news is that there is a growing awareness that we cannot take our democracy for granted. This is a time to straighten our civic backbones and roll up our sleeves. But healing our nation's divisions will require more than the corrective of one election. Polarization is deeper than our politics: It has roots in economic and cultural divides that have frayed our sense of national unity and decreased trust between fellow citizens. John Avlon To fix this, we'll need to build a citizens' … [Read more...] about Nine ways to stitch America back together