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First Person Experience: Route 39’s history continues to fascinate

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor It may be easy to forget our past as our cities race to modernize, but on Route 39 in Azusa many things have remained the same for almost 100 years ago. The plethora of possible hikes and scenic views on 39 keep visitors coming back for more. But few know of the rich history of the area. “I can remember, years ago, when they had programs in the amphitheater,”... 

Glendora braces for mudslides

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Parts of Glendora and Azusa affected by the Colby Fire last month are now facing mandatory evacuations as the heavy rain expected this weekend poses the thread of mudslides. The burned areas are at a higher risk for flooding, mudslides and debris buildup during periods of rain. Properties north of Sierra Madre Avenue between the western city boundaries... 

Fire rages in San Gabriel Canyon

Fire rages in San Gabriel Canyon
A brush fire, dubbed the Madre Fire, started at around 6 p.m. Monday in San Gabriel Canyon above Azusa. The fire burned until Tuesday evening and charred more than 250 acres of chaparral. Roughly 450 firefighters worked to contain it, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The photograph was taken from E. Viewcrest Drive, near E. Sierra Madre and N. Azusa avenues. / photo by Ryan Gann [Click image to... 
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