About 80 people, including 15 staff members from the CD 14 office of , volunteered Saturday to clean up debris from Wednesday’s windstorm in Eagle Rock and Glassell Park.
Accompanied by 10 crew members from the Bureau of Street Services, the volunteers used three of the bureau’s pickup trucks to cart palm fronds and branches torn off trees, Huizar’s Director of Communications Rick Coca told Eagle Rock Patch.
Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council member Chris Smith volunteered one of his own trucks for the clean-up operation, which kicked off from at 9 a.m.
The volunteers, who filled a large dumpster installed especially for the windstorm debris outside City Hall, will be out again Sunday morning, starting at 9 a.m. at Eagle Rock City Hall. Anyone is welcome to join them.
Meanwhile, as the National Weather Service re-issued a red-flag high wind advisory across Los Angeles, the LADWP reported that as of 3 p.m. Saturday, 7,000 of its customers still faced power outages.
Eagle Rock, with 1,700 customers, and Los Feliz with 1,400, had the highest numbers of customers affected, according to an LADWP communiqué sent out to the media.