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Rock Slide

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Highway 1 Near Big Sur To Reopen After Rock Slide Closure

State Highway 1 will reopen to unrestricted two-way traffic Friday evening just south of Big Sur after a nearly week-long closure caused by a rock slide, according to Caltrans officials.

12/28/2012

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

Residents Near SF Telegraph Hill Landslide Allowed To Return

Residents evacuated from a San Francisco apartment building at the foot of Telegraph Hill following a rockslide Monday are being allowed to return to their homes Tuesday night.

01/24/2012

Highway 1 Near Big Sur. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Highway 1 South Of Big Sur Remains Closed Due To Rockslide

California highway officials are trying to determine the best way to clean up a rockslide that has shut down Highway 1 south of Big Sur.

01/24/2012

Storm damage blocks Highway 120 near Yosemite (National Park Service)

Rockfall Closes Major Road Into Yosemite Park

Some boulders fell shortly around 11:30 p.m. Sunday onto Big Oak Flat Road, the continuation of Highway 120 into Yosemite Valley. It’s the main route into the park from the San Francisco Bay area.

01/23/2012

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

SF Telegraph Hill Rockslide Crushes Car, Forces Evacuation

A rockslide near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill crushed a car and caused the partial evacuation of an apartment building Monday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

01/23/2012

2008 rockfall damage at Yosemite's Curry Village. (AP)

Yosemite Seeks To Remove Cabins In Rockfall Zone

A section of Yosemite National Park’s Curry Village has been closed since a 2008 rockfall damaged its historic cabins and sent schoolchildren running for their lives.

CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011

Snow in the valley of Yosemite National Park (National Parks Service)

Yosemite Park Reopens Despite Continued Power Outage

Yosemite National Park is back open with limited services after being closed for three days when a powerful storm left roads blocked and power lines down.

CBS San Francisco–03/24/2011

A rockslide in Scotts Valley off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane. (CBS photo)

Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Make Do After Rock Slide

Neighbors in the 33 homes cut off by a rock slide on Nelson Road have tried to take the inconvenience in stride as rain hampered work to restore access to their mountain community.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

A rockslide in Scotts Valley off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane. (CBS photo)

Rock Slide Blocking Scotts Valley Homes Difficult To Clear

Firefighters and Santa Cruz County officials met Tuesday to develop plans to clear a rock slide that occurred Monday, blocking access to more than 30 homes near Scotts Valley, a fire district battalion chief said.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

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