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Erin Myers is a reporter for the KTLA 5 Morning News.

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  • Visitors flocked to Mountain High in Wrightwood on Jan. 15, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Visitors Flock to Local Mountains Over Holiday Weekend to Indulge in Snow Activities

    Visitors flocked to Mountain High over the holiday weekend to indulge in all types of snow activities including sledding, skiing and snowboarding. Erin Myers reports from Wrightwood for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 15, 2017.

  • Local mountains are covered in a lot of snow on Jan. 14, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Local Mountains Covered in Snow; Mountain High Offering ‘Winter Wonderland’ Conditions

    The recent rain has brought a lot of snow to the local mountains. Erin Myers and Steve Kuzj report from Wrightwood for the KTLA 5 News on Jan. 14, 2017.

  • Rain falls on a Southern California freeway on Jan. 12, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    As SoCal Looks to Dry Out, ‘Impressive’ Rainfall Totals Are Tallied and Snow Covers Mountains

    As Southern California is set to begin drying out Friday after more than a week of intermittent rain, federal forecasters have tallied the the rainfall — and snow — brought by the series of storms. Since Jan. 7, three storms brought several inches of rain to most of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. In downtown L.A., the deluge helped bring the precipitation level to 167 percent of average for this point in the season, the National Weather Service said. The […]

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    Central Coast Storm Leads to Flooding, Wet Commute in L.A.

    A storm system that triggered mudslides as it drenched California’s Central Coast on Sunday marched early Monday toward Los Angeles, where morning commuters were frustrated by wet roadways. The storm’s strongest cells hit Ventura County after midnight before arriving in L.A., where about an inch of rain could fall, forecasters said. San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties were each expected to get up to 3 inches.  Heavy rain caused flooding in parts of L.A. and prompted at least one water-rescue attempt in the Dominguez Channel in Gardena […]

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    Fiery Crash Involving Wrong-Way Driver Kills 2 on 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa

    Two men died Sunday morning after one driver entered the 405 Freeway heading the wrong direction in Costa Mesa, officials said. The head-on collision occurred just after 4 a.m. when a silver Mustang entered the interstate heading southbound in the northbound lanes, according to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Kovaletz. The car soon struck a black Expedition near MacArthur Boulevard and State Route 55, causing it to burst into flames, Kovaletz said. The drivers of both vehicles, both male, were […]

  • Supermarket shoppers in Mammoth Lakes stock up before the big storm. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

    ‘State of Panic’ Grips Northern California as Widespread Flooding, Heavy Snow Expected; Rainstorms Roll Into Southern California

    The first band of what forecasters predict will be the region’s most powerful storm in a decade moved into Northern California on Saturday, prompting official warnings of widespread flooding and epic snowfall. “People are definitely in a state of panic right now,” said El Dorado County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Hammitt. “We’re getting a lot of calls asking if we’re going to be able to deal with everything. It’s the general pandemonium of not knowing what’s coming.” The epic system — known as an atmospheric river — could dump […]

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    Santa Monica Has Nation’s Highest Rent Prices, Report Says

    Santa Monica topped notoriously expensive San Francisco and New York City to claim the highest rent prices in America according to a report from rental website Apartment Guide. The coastal city led all other markets with average rent prices of $4,799 for a one-bedroom unit, with Venice not far behind at No. 5 with mean prices around $3,923. Both topped San Francisco, which came in at No. 6 with average rents of $3,880. New York City took second place with […]

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    UCLA Employees Hold 5-Day Strike in Protest of Wages

    Skilled trade workers at UCLA with Teamsters Local 2010 say they will strike from Friday until next Tuesday following a breakdown in wage negotiations with the university. Tuesday’s strike will be joined by other employees at campuses across the university system. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News at 6 on Jan. 6, 2017.

  • Michael Justice is shown in a photo posted to his Facebook page on Oct. 29, 2016.

    Coast Guard Finds Helicopter Wreckage in Water Near San Pedro; 1 Victim Identified by Family

    Coast Guard officials found a downed helicopter on Thursday that witnesses saw entering the water in San Pedro and one victim has been identified. Members of the Los Angeles Port Police dive team discovered the wreckage of an aircraft around 11:05 a.m. Thursday near the Angels Gate Lighthouse. Several passengers on a Princess Cruise ship reported a small black helicopter entering the water near a Los Angeles break wall on Wednesday evening around 5 p.m. The search for the helicopter, […]