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4 to Watch: Mapping the Impact of February's Storms

There's a wide swath of California that shows no signs of drought, according to a map released Thursday

Hillsides that turned from brown to green are a cosmetic sign of rain in Southern California, but a statewide drought map released Thursday is another with more significance.

What it shows is a notable improvement for parts of the state that started 2019 in extreme drought.

Below, four stories we're following today on NBCLA.com

Mapping the Impact of February's Storms

Some parts of California were in extreme drought at the start of the year. Look at the difference after a conveyor belt of winter storms.

[LA GALLERY UPDATED 4/2019] California Snowpack Through the Years

Relatives Can't Find the Graves of Dead Family Members

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of graves at one of Southern California’s most famous cemeteries appear to have vanished. Here's what the NBC4 I-Team discovered after complaints from families.

Burying a loved one is hard enough, but what if you visit a late relative and the grave is gone? Some people say it’s happening at one of Southern California’s most famous cemeteries, where many celebrities and war veterans are buried. People say the grave is hidden beneath dirt and grass and despite the complaints and lawsuits, the cemetery has...

All Los Angeles City Hall Carpets Might Be Ripped Out

The concern stems from a typhus outbreak in downtown Los Angeles. A council member says a city employee possibly contracted the infectious disease, typically spread by fleas that have been infected by rats, cats and opossums, at work.

The typhus outbreak continues to grow in the city of Los Angeles. Investigative reporter Joel Grover reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2019.

Lawsuit Stemming From Fight Over Kurt Cobain's Guitar Moves Forward

A prized guitar that Nivana's Kurt Cobain used for a celebrated acoustic session is at the heart of a lawsuit that involves accusations of a bizarre kidnapping conspiracy. Here are the details.

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