Debris and rocks are piled up outside a cabin in Bear Canyon in Mount Baldy, Calif., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, after thunderstorms Sunday caused mountain mudslides in Southern California. Authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)

Homes badly damaged in Southern California storm

  MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 people had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, while authorities estimated Monday that between 6 and […]


An official of Forest Home Christian Conference Center in Forest Falls, Calif., inspects damage on the property following thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, David Bauman)

Crews clear mudslides caused by California storms

  MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — About 2,500 people were stranded early Monday after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, while one person was found dead in a flooded creek, authorities said. Mud, rocks […]


A man runs through Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Saturated slopes worry California cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously […]


In this Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, a fire crew stands watch along a fire break near a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Mike McMillan)

Scientists assess damage from Yosemite-area fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches. Members of the federal […]


Repairs from 2005 slides near Hollywood Reservoir completed

(CNS) – Work to prevent future landslides in a neighborhood near the Hollywood Reservoir has been completed, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced today. About $2.7 million was spent shoring up a hill along […]



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