Angry Residents Complain About San Francisco's Response To Weekend FloodingAngry residents of San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood vetted their simmering frustrations Wednesday night over the city's response to runoff from a potent weekend storm that flooded their streets and damaged their garages and basements.
West Portal Neighbors Blame Old Storm Drains After Heavy Rains Flooded Their HomesDuring this weekend's storm, water backed up into West Portal homes, and flooding was more than a foot deep for almost an entire block. Residents say the storm drains were the problem.
Residents Of San Francisco's West Portal Spend Day Cleaning Up After Flash FloodHeavy rain Saturday afternoon caused a flash flood in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood and the next day, residents were digging out and wondering why the city was nowhere to be found.
Broken San Francisco Potrero Hill Water Mains Flood Homes, Highway 101Three water mains burst in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood late Thursday night unleashing a torrent of water that caused damage to at least 3 homes and slowed returning Thanksgiving traffic on nearby Highway 101 by flooding lanes, authorities said.
Alameda Homeowners Looking At Spike In Storm Drain Fees To Help Avert FloodingAlameda residents could see their fees more than double to keep the city's storm drains open, and people are asking why the sudden spike.
Sea Level Rise Could Flood Bay Area Homes, According To New MapA new interactive map predicts where seal level rise will be in thirty years, and if it's right many homes in the Bay Area could be under water - literally.
Scientists Say Rising Seas Will Break Flooding RecordsThe federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future.
Water Main Break Floods San Rafael StreetsAll lanes have reopened after a water main break caused street flooding Monday morning on Manuel T. Freitas Parkway in San Rafael, according to police.
Russian River, Still Running High, Slows Start of Summer SeasonUnseasonable May rains have the Russian River running too high and fast for many boating operations. It's another, if minor, setback for an area still struggling to fully recover from February flooding.
Inflatable Dam on Russian River Lowered to Prevent DamageThe Sonoma County Water Agency is lowering the inflatable rubber dam on the Russian River to prevent damage from raised river flows caused by heavy rain this week.
Seeping, Rain-Charged Aquifers Flood South Bay RoadsEven as the rain has ceased, some South Bay drivers are dealing with flooded roads and streets thanks to a high water table seeping onto the surface.
Some Neighbors Still Waiting To Go Home Near Site Of Sausalito MudslideA neighborhood in Sausalito hit hard by a monster mudslide six weeks ago is slowly getting back to normal.
Illegal Dumping Plagues Russian River Residents Still Cleaning Up After FloodingAs if they didn't have enough to contend with, neighbors who are still cleaning up from the recent flooding at Russian River, now have to deal with illegal dumping by outsiders.
Sonoma County Officials Approve $2.5 Million For Flood Debris RemovalThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved $2.5 million that will be used to remove toxic debris from flood-damaged areas.
Flood-Damaged Property Owners In Sonoma Co. May Get Property Tax ReliefThe Sonoma County Assessor’s Office is advising owners of business property, structures and land that sustained more than $10,000 damage in last week’s storm and flooding to file a Calamity Damage Reassessment Form.