Authorities hoped to have residents out by 4 p.m. Friday. The Red Cross has established an evacuation center at La Canada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd. Residents should bring pillows and blankets because it could be a long weekend, and county sheriff's officials say no one is going home until mud-flow-prone areas are deemed safe.
The evacuations affect 146 residences in La Canada Flintridge and 42 in La Crescenta, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. No parking in those neighborhoods will be allowed, either. (If you live in the area and need info, see this site).
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