The heat wave -- resulting from high pressure over the region -- will end Saturday, when a cooling trend will get underway. But in this instance, the statement writer using the phrase "hot and dry" was referring to an absence of rain and the drought-induced dryness of the vegetation, forecasters said. And 105 in Woodland Hills and Saugus. Temperatures will drop about six more degrees Saturday. Is expected to be 94 today, 92 Friday, 86 Saturday, 83 Sunday and 82 Monday. On the same days, Woodland Hills will have highs of 105, 103, 98, 93 and 92.
Judge Lloyd Nash disagreed and rejected Pate's request to withdraw the plea. Pate has a May 2007 DUI conviction from Ventura County, according to the criminal complaint. Giles, the 77-year-old pastor of The Answer Community Church of God in Christ in Lancaster, was killed in the crash . A passenger in Giles' car, Mattie Lee Ferguson, 60, of Lancaster, died later, authorities said. A second passenger was trapped in the minister's vehicle until rescuers freed him, according to the District Attorney's Office.
Who'd have known - the San Fernando Mission is full of hidden treasures and surprises! I've been to about a dozen of the California missions up and down the state, but it wasn't until recently that I headed up to Mission Hills to venture into Mission San Fernando Rey de Espan~a . At first blush, the mission is elegant but architecturally rather plain, not as grand as Santa Barbara or as charming as San Juan Capistrano . But what really distinguishes this mission from others, in my view, is the Convento and the Madonna Room.
Smoke from the Lincoln, Warm and Cabin fires was taking a toll on air quality in the San Gabriel Mountains and Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys, where the South Coast Air Quality Management District warned that air quality could reach unhealthful levels. The AQMD issued a smoke advisory, warning people downwind of the fires to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activity. The 225-acre Lincoln Fire that broke out Sunday in the Montebello area was 60 percent contained as of this morning.
The Southland began a new week today still in the grips of a heat wave, but a cooling trend was impending. High temperatures were expected to again reach or top the century mark today in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys. Sunday, when record highs were set in five Los Angeles County locales, the National Weather Service reported. For the second day in a row Long Beach, Burbank and Sandberg set daily records Sunday. Long Beach registered a high of 96, surpassing the 95 high of 1992. It was 99, passing the 98 of 1994.
SAN FERNANDO >> San Fernando has opened a cooling center to give residents without air conditioning an escape from this weekend's heat, officials said today. Those at high risk of heat-related illness who do not have air conditioning including children, seniors and pets are invited to go to the center at 208 Park Ave. To 6 p.m., police said. The action follows an Excessive Heat Warning from the National Weather Service through Sunday night, police said.
Sunday in much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a cooling trend expected to get underway Monday. NWS forecasters again urged area residents to protect themselves and their loved ones, recommending they: - ¢ Drink plenty of water - ¢ Wear light-colored and lightweight clothing - ¢ Stay out of the midday sun - ¢ Provide shade and water for livestock and pets - ¢ Check on neighbors and the elderly Forecasters also stressed that children, the elderly and pets should never be left in parked vehicles in the heat. And 107 in Woodland Hills.
And the low 100s in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys. Humidity was a healthy 55 percent in Burbank after midnight though likely to fall to between 10 and 20 percent in the region during the day today, NWS meteorologist Dave Bruno said in a telephone interview from his monitoring station in Oxnard. DWP officials said they expect power demand to be about 5,200 megawatts in the city of Los Angeles today, compared to the usual summer average of 4,700 megawatts. And 105 in Woodland Hills. Similar temperatures are expected Friday.
"As we continue to address our epic drought, the need is greater than ever to build our water resilience now," said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The City of Los Angeles counts on local groundwater to supply nearly 11 percent of its water supply. The Proposition 84 Water Bond is providing a $3 million grant for the project, which will cover 11 percent of the cost. The second phase will be released in October 2016 and will cost $5 million for the intake and landscaping. Construction will begin in February 2016 and will be completed early 2018.
Formally dedicated its $5 million adult wellness center Wednesday in the City of San Fernando, near the agency's first health clinic. The 10,000-square-foot facility is the third one to be built on the San Fernando Health Center campus, where an additional 2,500 adults will be seen. Fifteen exam rooms were added for adult care and women's health, which is expected to generate 7,480 visits a year. - ¢ PHOTOS: Northeast Valley Health Corp. The two greatest needs that have emerged among the newly insured is dental care and optometry, she added.
With triple-digit temperatures forecast over the coming week, the county Department of Public Health declared a heat alert for the San Fernando and eastern San Gabriel valleys today, urging people to take precautions against the hot weather. County officials urged people to take precautions such as drinking plenty of cool water, avoiding sweetened drinks, caffeine and alcohol and taking advantage of cooling centers to escape the heat. A list of cooling centers is available online at www.publichealth.lacounty.gov. With New Baby Coming, A N.J.
PACOIMA >> The short street butts up against San Fernando Gardens, a public housing project whose notorious street gangs once turned Pacoima into a no-man's-land of drive-through drug sales and drive-by shootings. A local shop owner said that, since Bradley Street was closed in February, business has fallen off because of a lack of parking. Since the exercycles were installed, she said her sons Andy, 10, and David, 8, have each managed to shed five pounds. "You can now walk with your children down the street," Avilos said.