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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Pacific Coast Highway to reopen after mudslide in Ventura County

    A stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County was shut down in both directions early Sunday because of a mudslide, but officials anticipated reopening the road in the evening. Around 4:30 a.m., the slide dumped 3 to 5 feet of mud on portions of...
  • Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofs

    Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofs
    In an endless sea of white, Afghan villagers waited on rooftops Friday, waving in desperation as helicopters swooped low over the avalanche-struck region. All around them, homes, people and livestock had vanished under the snow. The avalanche in this...
  • 2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria

    2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria
    Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the Rettenbach glacier in the...
  • Five years later, La Cañada Flintridge recalls when the mudslides hit

    Five years later, La Cañada Flintridge recalls when the mudslides hit
    In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2010, hundreds of La Cañada Flintridge residents were startled out of their beds by the sound of the hillsides falling down around them. City officials and residents knew a mudslide was likely. No sooner had...
  • U.S. Ski Team Members Killed In Austrian Avalanche

    SOELDEN, Austria — Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the...
  • Snow, snow everywhere — World Tour event cancelled after skier sets off avalanche

    Snow, snow everywhere — World Tour event cancelled after skier sets off avalanche
    KAPPL, Austria (AP) — A Freeride World Tour event in the Austrian Alps has been canceled after the second starter set off an avalanche — from which he escaped with bruised ribs and legs. Organizers say French free skier Julien Lopez set...
  • Pacific Coast Highway begins to reopen after winter storm rock slides

    Pacific Coast Highway begins to reopen after winter storm rock slides
    About two-thirds of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County that closed after a rock slide swept across the road during a heavy winter rainstorm was reopened Tuesday, although the connection to Los Angeles County remains shut. The highway from about...
  • Five years after mudslides, La Cañada residents see signs of recovery

    Five years after mudslides, La Cañada residents see signs of recovery
    In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2010, hundreds of La Cañada residents were startled out of their beds by the sound of the hillsides falling down around them. City officials and residents knew such an occurrence was a likelihood. No sooner had...
  • Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

    Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers
    As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case...
  • On The Fly: Panthers' Rivera, Family OK After Fire

    On The Fly: Panthers' Rivera, Family OK After Fire
    Things have been going well on the field for the Carolina Panthers, who play the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday in an NFC division playoff game. But off the field, not so much. Quarterback Cam Newton got hurt in a car accident on Dec. 9, injuring his back...
  • 3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche

    3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche
    There's an extra moose alive in southcentral Alaska thanks to three snowmobilers who freed it from an avalanche. Marty Mobley, Rob Uphus and Avery Vucinich, residents of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, on Sunday went riding on the west side of Hatcher...