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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Major storm brings needed rain to L.A., but at a cost

    Major storm brings needed rain to L.A., but at a cost
    A potent storm gave Southern California a more thorough soaking on Friday than it has seen in more than three years, bringing both cheers in a drought-stricken state and anxiety as it sent mud billowing through hillside neighborhoods and clogged roads....
  • More thunderstorms make their way across Southland

    More thunderstorms make their way across Southland
    A new round of thunderstorms moved into the Southern California region early Saturday afternoon, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening a large sinkhole on a busy Los Angeles street. The heavy band of rain was expected to drench coastal and...
  • Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1,800-foot-long avalanche

    On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
  • Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say

    Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say
    When his body was discovered, 34-year-old Andres Marin was still sitting on his light blue mountain bike, leaning against the side of a hill in the Cleveland National Forest. He had his helmet on and his binoculars were around his neck; his hands were...
  • Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour

    Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour
    La CaƱada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...
  • Ruben Ostlund's 'Tourist': A 'Stranglehold on the Nordic Soul'

    With his fourth feature film "Tourist", on which Coproduction Office is handling world sales, Ruben Ostlund is aiming for his third Cannes appearance. On Saturday the Swedish helmer showed the Goteborg Film Festival audience clips from his new film, a...
  • Films & Programs

    WILDLIFE Slide show Carl Palazzolo, wildlife veterinarian, conservationist and photographer, will share his wildlife and conservation work around the world, as well as his Africa safari pictures in a 90-minute slide show. When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday...
  • Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her

    Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The five hikers killed in a landslide that sent 100-ton boulders careening down a mountain were all members of one family, officials said, and the only survivor was a 13-year-old girl whose father threw himself over her...
  • In search of snow in Florida

    In search of snow in Florida
    Raising young children in Orlando can be an amazing life experience with the beach, the sunny weather and the theme parks, but come December, there's one thing they are sorely lacking -- snow. Since snow doesn't exactly occur naturally around these...
  • 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...
  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...