BREAKING NEWS: Monterey Park issued an advisory urginng residents to avoid Kingsford Street between Harding Avenue and Cadiz Street because of a street closure caused by a downed tree and utility lines.
A huge winter rain storm that is accompanied by strong winds is expected to dump three to four inches of rain as it passes over the western San Gabriel Valley communities of Monterey Park, Rosemead, Alhambra and Montebello. The storm began this Friday morning (Feb. 17) as predicted by weather broadcasters.
Montebello police announced that the intersection of Lincoln Avenue between San Gabriel Boulevard and Azalea Drive will be closed until further notice notice because of flooding. No rain related reports have been received from Monterey Park police or fire departments.
County wide, the Sheriff's department issued an alert regarding flooding and flash flood dangers in the foothill communities of Azusa, Duarte and Glendora. The storm is expected to continue through Saturday and ease up on Sunday.
Ramona Convent of Alhambra defeated Hillcrest Christian of Thousand Oaks in California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIFSS) girls varsity basketball Division 6 wild card game A at Ramona Convent on Feb. 14, 2017.
Ramona Convent, which finished in third place in Horizon League, improved to 7-16 overall with the win, while Hillcrest Christian, which was fourth place finisher in Omega League, finished 10-6 overall.
Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary, San Gabriel Academy, and Schurr advanced to the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIFSS) boys varsity basketball playoffs with wins on Feb. 15, 2017.
Cantwell won 64-56 in Division 1AA at La Mirada and will play at Temecula Valley on Feb. 17.