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Government Landslide Map Shows Most-Prone Areas

May 20, 2011 | 1:04 pm

Government Landslide Map Shows Most-Prone Areas

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Remember all those landslides in the area a couple of months ago? Well turns out there was a very good reason for them. Because there’s a lot of landslides in the area. Nothing like having a government map to confirm the on-the-muddy-ground facts. The California Geological Survey has released a first-of-its-kind survey of landslide potential […]

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March 30, 2011 | 3:25 pm

Video, Photos: Landslides Bedevil Bay Area

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From AP today: A crumbling hillside that is threatening eight homes in the San Francisco Bay area city of Hercules has prompted city officials to declare a local emergency.The City Council approved the declaration on Tuesday after affected residents told council members they needed help. Homeowners can now apply for federal aid while the city […]

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