A woman who died in a rockslide at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as 58-year-old San Francisco resident Nancy Blum.
Rocks and large boulders tumbled onto Highway 101 in Southern Marin County Monday morning knocking down a light pole and blocking two lanes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.