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April 11, 2019: Lauren Cantin is fighting a case of nerves as she steps into the spotlight at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara. In just a few moments she will launch into her second number as a contestant in “Teen Star,” a local “American Idol”-like competition, singing for 2,000 people. She is hoping her...
March 22, 2019: On March 22, 2014, a mudslide in Oso, Wash., left 43 people dead after a portion of a hill collapsed in the wake of weeks of rain.
March 15, 2019: Fifteen months after mudslides devastated Montecito and portions of Santa Barbara, the popular celebrity getaway San Ysidro Ranch [www.sanysidroranch.com] is reopening. Of the resorts in the area, the Forbes five-star resort was the hardest hit when the deadly avalanche of mud struck on Jan. 9,...
February 20, 2019: Parts of the Deep South are experiencing flash flooding and other problems from heavy rains.
February 15, 2019: A mudslide sent Susan Gordon's Sausalito, California home tumbling 200 feet down a hill
February 15, 2019: Susan Gordon of Sausalito, California, was buried alive on Thursday when a mudslide sent her home tumbling two hundred feet down a hill. About 60 of her neighbors are still out of their homes. Mola Lenghi speaks to Gordon.
February 14, 2019: Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate their homes on Wednesday as rain from a powerful Pacific storm raised the risk of mudslides in areas hit by recent wildfires.
February 14, 2019: Emergency officials pulled a woman from the wreckage of a home in Marin County after a mudslide damaged several properties in the neighborhood early Thursday amid heavy rain. The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment, but the extent of her injuries was not immediately known. The mudslide,...
February 14, 2019: One home was destroyed and at least 50 others were evacuated after a mudslide occurred in a neighborhood in Sausalito, California,
February 14, 2019: One home was destroyed and at least 50 others were evacuated after a mudslide occurred in a neighborhood in Sausalito, California,
February 14, 2019: Firefighters rescue woman trapped in home after it slides off of its foundation, police say
February 14, 2019: One home was destroyed and at least 50 others were evacuated after a mudslide occurred in a neighborhood in Sausalito, California,
February 13, 2019: California will be bombarded with heavy rain and fluctuating snow levels as a storm loaded with subtropical moisture from an atmospheric river eyeing the state.
February 5, 2019: When the Brumadinho dam collapsed, a huge mudslide headed straight for Elias Nunes' truck.
January 17, 2019: A much-needed break from the storms touting inches of rain and feet of snow will begin in some areas on Friday and expand to much of the Pacific coast by next week.
January 14, 2019: Downpours that began early Monday in Southern California have the potential to trigger floods or mudslides, especially in neighborhoods damaged by recent fires, officials said. The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory Monday for western Los Angeles County and Ventura County, warning...
January 11, 2019: The first in a new series of winter storms that will hammer Southern California through next week is expected to arrive Friday night, bringing periods of heavy rain to recent burn areas that officials worry could unleash rockslides and debris flows. The Pacific system is expected to drop half an...
January 8, 2019: A storm will slide into Southern California with soaking rain by the weekend, putting burn-scar areas at a renewed risk for life-threatening flooding and mudslides.
January 7, 2019: Pacific Coast Highway will remain closed until at least Tuesday evening as crews work to finish clearing the road after Saturday’s storm, officials said Monday morning. Crews worked around the clock over the weekend, moving four vehicles trapped in mud that was 4 feet deep in some areas. But even...
January 6, 2019: The first major storm of the new year moved into Southern California on Saturday night, triggering a mudslide that shut down a section of Pacific Coast highway and prompted flash flooding and debris flows near burn areas in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. An automated rain gauge in the western...
December 20, 2018: Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Dec. 20, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Santa Barbara County officials were warned decades ago that the county’s dams and basins couldn't protect Montecito from a major mudslide. Over the...
December 6, 2018
December 5, 2018: Another round of disruptive rain sweeping through California will heighten the risk of flash flooding and mudslides through Thursday.
December 4, 2018: A new winter storm is gearing up to bring widespread impacts from the south-central United States to the East later this week after first sweeping into California around midweek.
November 30, 2018: A cold front that pounded California with heavy rain Thursday and unleashed debris flows in fire-ravaged neighborhoods also left a blanket of snow on mountains across the state. The fresh powder was a welcome byproduct of the storm for those hoping to strap on their snow boots early this ski season....