Deborah Weintraub

Office of the Los Angeles City Engineer

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Chief Deputy City Engineer for the City of Los Angeles

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Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

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Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

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