For much of this year, some of the world's most vulnerable people have found themselves in the grip of El Niño, a profound and confounding natural disaster that
Nothern Califronia was bracing for heavy winds, rain and snow this weekend, while Southern California is expected to get a lighter version of the El Niño storm.
Higher-than-normal rainfall associated with El Niño has diminished the risk of wildfires in California for the next four months, according to a national fire agency report.
El Niño-fueled storms have left apartments teetering on a cliff's edge near San Francisco, and snow has piled up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, with the water content 111% of normal.
Dramatic footage captured by drones has put more focus on a cliffside neighborhood in Pacifica that is threatened by erosion.
Here are some maps, charts and images that help show where California is headed with the El Niño rains and where it still needs to go.
With a couple of weeks of rain and snow storms behind them and more on the horizon for the Sierra Nevada in Northern California, state water officials Wednesday expressed cautious hope that this El Niño season could lift California out of its historic drought
When the first hints of El Niño developed last year, experts believed that the brunt of the rain would occur in Southern California rather than Northern California.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received emergency funding to erect temporary barriers along the banks of the L.A. River to guard against flooding from future El Niño storms, officials announced Friday.
The Los Angeles River awakened. The sheer breadth and speed of the water was disorienting, enough to make you lose your balance glancing back to solid land.
Los Angeles County and its municipalities' current plans to accommodate the homeless throughout the El Niño season are "unconscionable and grossly inadequate,"
As the winter storms of El Niño began to pummel Southern California this week, Los Angeles County officials said federal funding to clean out debris from the Los Angeles River and control flooding has not materialized.
With the season's first big rainstorm, Los Angeles County is experiencing more traffic accidents and road obstructions. It seems like a good time for some reminders and tips on how to drive in the rain.
The United States Geological Survey has studied select fire burn areas to determine their vulnerability to flash floods and debris flows. The maps below use burn severity, soil properties and rainfall based on 25-year storm - which emulates the weather that could come during a strong El Niño season - to estimate the chances of a debris flow during storms.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved $20,000 to keep a Highland Park homeless shelter open during looming El Niño rains, as advocates called on
Los Angeles officials have failed to safeguard the city's growing homeless population as torrential storms approach, and instead are permitting rampant
Los Angeles leaders on Wednesday allocated $12.4 million for emergency relief to get homeless people off the streets before the anticipated El Niño winter
A powerful El Niño continues to gain strength, the latest forecast released Thursday said. And while El Niño rains are still weeks away from hitting California,
With a mega-El Niño anticipated this winter, an epic season awaits the downward bound — along with changes aplenty at the West's resorts.
One of the most powerful El Niños on record continues gathering strength and is looking increasingly likely to bring heavy rains to key Northern California
As experts continue to predict a wet winter because of El Niño, California officials continue to take a cautious approach when it comes to easing water
The strong El Niño in the Pacific Ocean is becoming even more powerful, setting the stage for an unusually wet winter in California that could bring heavy rains by January, climate experts said.
Groundwater banks are being established to slowly soak up rain and floodwater for future use. It's a cheaper option than dams and reservoirs.
An early-season storm that blanketed mountains from Northern California to the Central Valley with snow showed tangible results on the state's historic drought,
The nine homeless men living inside a concrete storm drain in Orange County believe they are ready for the floods likely to come raging through if El Niño
Patricia, one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded, is being fueled by El Niño, a weather phenomenon that continues to gain strength in the Pacific Ocean, scientists say.
With drenching El Niño rains anticipated to begin more than a month from now, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging Californians to buy flood
A new forecast says El Nino rains will likely reach far into Northern California, important because rain and snow need to fall there to provide the state with water.