Rocks and large boulders tumbled onto Highway 101 in Southern Marin County Monday morning knocking down a light pole and blocking two lanes.
The California Highway Patrol is reporting two mud and rock slides on State Highway 1 Friday afternoon.
Heavy rains early Tuesday morning caused a landslide in a Tiburon homeowner’s backyard, forcing him to evacuate.
It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
Emergency workers are worried about glaciers on Mount Shasta’s North slope after U.S. Forest Service crews Monday dealt with mud flow from a melting glacier that covered two roads and a bridge in muck, logs and rocks and forced a mountain creek out of its banks.
California’s drought is being blamed for glacial melt that caused mudslides and flooding in the Mt. Shasta area.
Piedmont city officials say they reopened Moraga Ave. around 7:45 p.m. Friday after a closure caused by a small landslide that knocked several trees into a power line.
merican Red Cross chapters in Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz and the Bay Area have assigned 19 trained volunteers to work in the relief effort for victims of the deadly landslide in Oso, Wash., a spokesman said.
Gov. Brown has directed the California Office of Emergency Services to deploy specialists to assist in the response and recovery efforts at the scene of the devastating mudslide in Washington State.
A mudslide triggered by summertime rainstorms late Thursday afternoon closed westbound Interstate 80 about four miles west of the California-Nevada border, according to the California Department of Transportation.