Articles Tagged With ‘Mudslides’

Los Osos residents file claims, blame CSD for catastrophic failure

By KAREN VELIE At least 13 residents have filed claims against the Los Osos Community Services District seeking financial compensation for mudslide and flood damage to their homes with multiple victims accusing the district of negligence. Decades ago, contractors built... (Continue reading)

Plans to evacuate residents trapped between Highway 1 landslides

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Caltrans will lead convoys of vehicles this week evacuating residents trapped in areas impacted by landslides that closed a stretch of Highway 1 from Big Sur in Monterey County to northern San Luis Obispo County. Authorities closed... (Continue reading)

Another mudslide damages Highway 1, in Big Sur

By KAREN VELIE A massive mudslide covered Highway 1 near Mud Creek in Big Sur in mud and debris during last weekends storms. Earlier this month, authorities closed Highway 1 from northern San Luis Obispo County to Big Sur in... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s latest mudslides and damaged roads, photos

BY JOSH FRIEDMAN As several storms pounded San Luis Obispo County over the weekend, multiple roads collapsed, cracked or were covered in mud. A portion of Stage Coach Road near the Cuesta Grade collapsed because of a mudslide. County staff... (Continue reading)

Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County reopened on Sunday

Highway 101 reopened on Sunday nearly two weeks after mudslides killed at least 21 people and closed Highway 101 in southern Santa Barbara County. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after noon, Traffic began moving again on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara... (Continue reading)

Search crews find 21st victim of Montecito mudslides

With the help of rescue dogs, searchers in Montecito found the body of woman lost during the deadly mudslides on Saturday morning, putting the number of fatalities at 21 with two people still missing. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10... (Continue reading)

Five people die in Central Coast flooding and mudslides

  Flooding and mudslides killed at least five people in the Montecito area overnight, as a storm ravaged the Santa Barbara County community days after the Thomas Fire swept through its neighborhoods. The storm trapped numerous residents in or around... (Continue reading)