Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast

More Bay Area Volunteers Head To Gulf Coast In Wake Of Isaac

Dozens of Bay Area volunteers have been in the southern U.S. for more than a week assisting those affected by Hurricane Isaac, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Friday.

08/31/2012

A rescue boat passes a partially submerged stop sign during Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Isaac Floods Gulf Coast – But Won’t Impact Calif. Gas Prices

Newly downgraded Tropical Storm Isaac plodded its way across Louisiana on Wednesday, inundating parts of a mostly rural area southeast of New Orleans with drenching rains and fierce winds.

08/29/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

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