A water main broke Friday morning on Elm Street in South San Francisco, flooding several cars and forcing the evacuation of seven houses.
When most people buy insurance, they think they are covered. But when disaster strikes, not all insurance companies or policies are created equal.
Consumer advocates and car experts are warning that flood-damaged cars from the Midwest are on their way west.
Capitola has not yet received disaster relief following those large storms in March that led to flash floods. Damage following the March floods is estimated at $17 million, AND Capitola’s emergency reserves are gone following flood repairs.
Crews have been working around the clock to replace the ruptured pipe that caused flooding in Capitola Village before more rain falls on Saturday.
Rushing water from Thursday’s storm destroyed the home of a family of beavers living in Alhambra Creek in downtown Martinez, but the creatures themselves appear to have survived, the founder of a beaver advocacy group said Friday.
The month’s most powerful storm slammed the Bay Area on Thursday, flooding roadways, knocking out power to thousands and triggering evacuations due to an overflowing river.
Homeowners in Lake County are stocking up on sandbags, as officials warn that Clear Lake may flood for the first time in 13 years.
A flood protection project is moving forward in San Jose, despite a lack of federal funding.
It will take some effort, but it is possible for San Francisco residents to buy flood insurance.