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      Rain on Colorado Boulevard (File Photo – W.K.).

      Here’s a comprehensive list of what will be closed due to the ongoing Atmospheric River event affecting our area.

      By News Desk


      • The Arroyo Seco trails and area was closed on Sunday, Feb. 4 until further notice.
      • The Huntington will be closed Monday, Feb. 5 to the public and readers. This includes all galleries, gardens, and administrative offices.
      • The Norton Simon Museum will be closed on Monday, Feb. 5 due to the severe weather conditions. Tickets purchased for Monday are redeemable for the next 30 days.
      • One Colorado Lunar New Year Celebration was postponed due to rain. A later date will be announced in the coming days.
      • Pasadena Trash pick-up will occur as normal on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024. Place containers at least 3-5 ft. from the curb.
      • Arlington Garden will be closed to the public on Monday as a precautionary measure.
      • Eaton Canyon and all of its entrances will be closed on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024.
      • Pasadena City Council is scheduled to meet today Monday, February 5, 5:30 p.m., at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. (Council Chambers Room S249). Council meetings are cancelled for Feb. 12 and Feb. 19.
      • Pasadena Farmers Market will be CLOSED on Tuesday morning at Villa Park.
      • All Armory Center for the Arts’ Monday studio art classes are postponed due to the storm till the following Monday.

      Pasadena Unified

      PUSD is monitoring storm conditions and is in close communication with local and county officials:

      • At this time, all schools will be OPEN on their normal schedules. If anything changes overnight, they will notify parents immediately via email, texts, phone calls, website, and district social media.


      • Due to flooding, the 1-10 underpass at Fremont Ave. is CLOSED in both directions. Residents are asked to avoid the area.
      • Fire Station 71 (301 N. 1st Street) has free sand bags for residents of Alhambra (while supplies last).

      Alhambra Unified

      Alhambra Unified Schools will be OPEN:

      • All sites will be inspected early tomorrow morning and principals will notify families if there are any impact to arrival routes or school entries.
      • Parents are encouraged to leave early tomorrow morning to allow enough time to get to school safely.

      San Marino

      • Lacy Park is closed until further notice, pending inspection of trees and debris.
      • Lunar New Year Festival has been postponed to March 3 due to rain.


      • Chaney Trail is closed from 8:00 pm on Sunday, Feb. 4 until further notice.
      • Both Altadena Libraries are open on Monday, Feb. 5, for normal hours.


      • The Arboretum will be closed Sunday, February 4 and Monday, February 5, due to anticipated heavy storms.

      Sierra Madre

      • Mr. Wilson Trail and Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park are closed on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. The closure will last for several days.
      • Street sweeping has been cancelled for the remainder of Monday, Feb. 5 due to inclement weather.


      • All Metro bus and rail operators are carefully looking for possible street flooding and storm debris on the rail lines. Metro crews, including extra mechanics, are strategically positioned across L.A. County so they can provide a rapid response should issues develop.
      • Metro Ambassadors have been deployed to all major transfer hubs to assist customers with storm-related information and wayfinding.
      • Reminder:
        All day Sunday, Feb. 4, Metro is offering free rides on their bus, rail and bike system in honor of Transit Equity Day and the birthday of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.


      Southern California Edison (SCE) encourages customers you to prepare for potential outages:

      • Make a safety preparedness plan for you and your family including emergency items such as water bottles, flashlights, first-aid kits and extra blankets.
      • Sign-up for outage status text alerts at: sce.com/outage-center.


      Pasadena Water and Power offers the following tips:

      • Never touch or approach downed power lines. To report a power outage, call Pasadena Water and Power at (626) 744-4673. Call 911 to report downed lines.
      • In case of a power outage:
        Stock emergency kits with enough food, water, weather protection and hygiene/medical supplies for at least 72 hours. Store 1 gallon of water per person per day, and don’t forget to store food and water for pets.
        Keep fresh batteries, flashlights, ice chests, battery-powered radios and manual hand cranks or car chargers for mobile communication devices on hand.
        Never touch downed power lines. Call 911 to report downed lines.
        Do not cook or heat spaces with charcoal grills indoors.
      • To report a power outage, call Pasadena Water and Power at (626) 744-4673.

      Pasadena City College

      • As of now, PCC is planning to remain open and operational on Monday, Feb. 5. All classes are scheduled to proceed as planned.

      Azusa Pacific University

      The university asks students, faculty, and staff to work and attend classes remotely on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024:

      • Classes typically held in-person will be offered remotely Monday, out of an abundance of caution. Faculty can provide a Zoom link to their students via their Canvas shell for classroom-based courses.
        (See exceptions to the remote academic plan by checking this link).

      Sand Bags

      • Pasadena:
        Sand and sandbags are available for pickup at fire stations 37 (3430 E. Foothill Blvd.) and 38 (1150 Linda Vista Ave.). Limits 10 bags per Pasadena resident and self-serve.
      • San Gabriel:
        Sand bags are available to San Gabriel residents during normal business hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday- Friday at the Public Works building (917 E. Grand Avenue). More info: 626-308-2825. If you have an emergency requiring immediate response, call 9-1-1.
      • Alhambra:
        Fire Station 71 (301 N. 1st Street) has free sand bags for residents of Alhambra (while supplies last).


      • Friends In Deed has coordinated with Trinity Lutheran Church and the City of Pasadena to activate the Bad Weather Shelter for the next 48 hours straight, during the day and night. Help spread the word to our neighbors experiencing homelessness. They have room for 50 individuals! For questions, call (888) 915-8111.

      L.A. County Road Closures (Unincorporated Areas)

      Currently there are 29 road closures, 7 planned road closures, and 5 road closures affecting disaster routes:

      • This site only shows the closure of roads that are maintained by Los Angeles County Public Works in unincorporated County areas. (Click here).


      > Check back for more updates.

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      1. Kathleen Arriola says:

        Are the areas of Pico Rivera and Montebello having any flooding issues as both are in area of two rivers. Rio Hondo and San Gabriel?

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