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A general view of the Malibu ocean and beach atmosphere during huge swells generated by hurricane Marie Reach on August 27, 2014 in Malibu, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Waves From Hurricane Marie Heading To Bay Area, But Not The Monsters Than Clobbered Southern California

The monster waves battering Southern California generated by Hurricane Marie were forecast to move into Northern California over the weekend and Monday, generating increased wave heights, but likely not the 15-foot breakers that damaged homes and piers.

08/28/2014

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FEMA Workers Already In Hawaii To Assist As Tropical Storm Iselle Reaches Land

Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall Friday in the Hawaiian Islands with Hurricane Julio still approaching. FEMA personnel is already in place to assist with whatever relief efforts may be necessary.

08/08/2014

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Tropical Storm Iselle Makes Landfall On Hawaii With Hurricane Julio Behind

The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened.

08/08/2014

Picture of the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii taken from the Wave Glider Holoholo robot on August 7, 2014. (CBS)

Robot At Sea Tweets Photos In Path Of Hurricanes Headed Towards Hawaii

As residents of Hawaii prepare for the possibility of two hurricanes making landfall, a robot at sea developed by a Silicon Valley firm is tweeting pictures of the worsening conditions.

08/07/2014

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4.3 Earthquake Rattles Hawaii’s Big Island As Residents Prepare For Hurricane Iselle

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks the Kohala Region of Hawaii’s Big Island as Hurricane Iselle prepares to make landfall.

08/07/2014

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Iselle To Give Hawaii First Hurricane In 22 Years; Most Flights To The Islands Still Scheduled

Hawaii residents prepared for what could be the first hurricane to hit the state in more than 22 years strengthened and will likely make landfall on the Big Island Thursday afternoon and Hurricane Julio–which strengthened into a Category 2 storm–was is swirling closely behind. Many Bay Area travelers, remain undaunted and are still headed for the islands.

08/07/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

Hurricane clouds form a spiral. (File/NOAA)

Hurricane Gil Develops Off Of California Coast

Forecasters said Hurricane Gil, upgraded from a tropical storm, has now developed in the Pacific Ocean, far off of California.

07/31/2013

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

Hurricane Isaac approaching Louisiana on Aug. 28, 2012 (NOAA satellite image)

Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall In Louisiana; Bay Area Sends Relief Aid

Hurricane Isaac made landfall Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana. Sixty-one Bay Area volunteers with the American Red Cross were dispatched to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to assist those affected.

08/28/2012

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