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  • Hunter indicted in huge Rim fire near Yosemite

    Hunter indicted in huge Rim fire near Yosemite
    A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 32-year-old bow hunter suspected of starting the campfire that sparked last year's Rim fire, the third-largest blaze in recorded state history, which scorched more than 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite National...
  • California storm: Crews work to clear 4 walls of mud that cut off town

    California storm: Crews work to clear 4 walls of mud that cut off town
    Hundreds of residents in Forest Falls in San Bernardino County remained stranded Monday morning as crews worked to clear the last of four mud walls caused by flash floods over the weekend that cut the town off. “It’s like somebody threw a...
  • California mudslides: Losses mount after 'a river of mud and rocks'

    California mudslides: Losses mount after 'a river of mud and rocks'
    When the wildest weather arrived Sunday afternoon before the mudslide hit, Michelle Olson was staring out the window of a flooded basement with a bucket in one hand and a mop in the other muttering, "Oh my God, how bad can this get?" A few minutes...
  • Mudslides: California storm was a nearly 500-year event, officials say

    Mudslides: California storm was a nearly 500-year event, officials say
    A tropical rain storm that caused deadly floods and destructive mudslides in the San Gabriel Mountains on Sunday was the kind of weather event seen only once about every 500 years, the National Weather Service said. Starting at about 2:45 p.m., the...
  • Indian landslide kills 10, traps up to 150

    Indian landslide kills 10, traps up to 150
    Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said. Rescue teams and local...
  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti

    In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti
    Quadron "Avalanche" (Vested In Culture/Epic) It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...
  • Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere

    Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere
    Before "Prince Avalanche" was selected for the Sundance Film Festival this year, few people even knew of its existence. This wouldn't be surprising for a debut indie or foreign language import, but the film is written and directed by well-known...
  • Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'

    Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'
    In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
  • Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution

    Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution
    Leave it to off-center auteur David Gordon Green to put a yellow dividing line right down the middle of his new movie, "Prince Avalanche." You need look no further for his central metaphor. The broken line is being painted by a crew of two on a road...
  • One dead, 3 missing after mudslide ravages Colorado town

    One dead, 3 missing after mudslide ravages Colorado town
    One man is dead and authorities were searching for three other people in Colorado after a mudslide and flash floods swept through an area scorched last year by a wildfire. Manitou Springs Police Chief Joe Ribeiro said at a news conference Saturday...