Heavy rain brings with it the potential for mudslides and flooding, especially after a long drought. Local Fire Stations are offering free sandbags to any residents wanting to protect their homes and property from adverse weather.
As drought conditions persist, local officials encourage residents to conserve water and protect their homes from brush fires. Water officials don't expect the Santa Clarita Valley to face mandatory restrictions unless the drought becomes more severe.
As the Christmas season comes to a close, Waste Management offers Christmas tree disposal for residents in the Santa Clarita Valley and the Los Angeles County Fire Department warns of the dangers of keeping a dry tree in the home.