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More Photos of La Cañada Mudslides

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Guy McCarthy of Watershed News shared with us these images he took yesterday morning of the mudslide damage in the Paradise Valley neighborhood of La Cañada-Flintridge on Ocean View Boulevard and Manistee Drive.

43 homes in the area were damaged by the massive mudslide and ensuing debris flow that erupted before dawn following a night of heavy rains pounding on the saturated hillsides scarred by last summer's Station Fire. 9 of the homes have since been deemed uninhabitable by authorities.
Touring the affected neighborhood this morning, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would assemble a team to look into local officials' claims that the mudslides impact on the area were due to some extent by the mishandling of the Station Fire, and he pledged assistance from the state in cleaning up.

While many residents have been allowed back into their homes, more rain is on its way into Southern California.

Previously: Photos: Mudslides in La Cañada-Flintridge