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3 years 11 months ago

Storm lashes California and leaves polluted water

LOS ANGELES (AP) California residents who endured flooding, mudslides and evacuations during a weeklong onslaught of rain now have another problem: contaminated water and fouled beaches. The rain washed trash, pesticides and bacteria into waterways, prompting health warnings. Four beaches were closed in Northern California's San Mateo County, and...

4 years 9 months ago

Storms triggers mudslides and flooding

Authorities say approximately six foothill homes in wildfire burn areas northeast of Los Angeles are under mandatory evacuation orders after a pounding winter storm triggered mudslides and caused widespread flooding. County sheriff's deputies are walking door to door Saturday to tell residents in the La Canada Flintridge area to get...

5 years 1 month ago

Storm puts California on mudslide alert

A powerful fall storm packing strong winds, drenching rain and heavy snow has moved into Southern California where residents near fire-scarred hillsides braced for possible mudslides and debris flows. The storm prompted evacuation warnings earlier Tuesday near Santa Cruz and disrupted power across the state. Officials urged residents...

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