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Water Main Break in Silver Lake Causes Flooding, Lost Service
An overnight water main break in Silver Lake is still causing problems this morning as crews work to restore service to affected customers in the area, according to LA Now. The break in the 12-inch main happened at around 2:15 a.m. near El Cid, a restaurant located at 4212 W. Sunset Blvd. between Bates and Myra Avenues [map].
The break caused mud and water to pour out into the restaurant's parking lot, which sits below the restaurant on Myra Avenue. Water flowing onto West Sunset Boulevard caused some cars parked in front of the business to get stuck.
Additionally, as a result of the rupture, 20 customers in the immediate area lost water service; LA DWP spokeswoman Gail Harris says their "crews have been working and hope to have water restored by 11 a.m. There’s no guarantee, but that’s our target time.”
As of now there is no indication of what caused the break, which caused some street damage and flooding.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.