Landslide Topples PG&E Truck Down Rain-Soaked Aptos HillsideA rain-soaked hillside gave way early Friday in Aptos, washing out a road and sending a PG&E truck tumbling about 150 feet down the slope amid rocks, dirt and debris.
Atmospheric River UPDATE: Evacuations Ordered In Carmel; Orders Downgraded To Warnings In Santa Cruz CountyA potent plume of intense rainfall settled over the Santa Cruz Mountains early Thursday, dumping as more than 1 inch of rain an hour just before daybreak, elevating fears of devastating and deadly mudslides in the more than 86,500-acre burn zone left from last fall's CZU Complex Lightning Fire.
Atmospheric River: Authorities Warn Evacuated Santa Cruz Mountain Residents To Stay AwayThe potent atmospheric river that had stalled off the Monterey County coastline Wednesday morning was edging north by early afternoon, triggering new flash flood warnings in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.
Atmospheric River: Heavy Rains Fall Across Bay Area; Snow Reported In Sonoma, Santa Clara CountiesThe leading edge of an anticipated atmospheric river storm system arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday evening, bringing heavy rains and high winds across the region as well as reports of snow in the North and South Bay.
Atmospheric River: Some Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Stay Put As Huge Storm ArrivesWhile thousands of residents raced to get out on Tuesday ahead of potential mudslides in the Santa Cruz Mountains, authorities said there were still some people who refused to evacuate.
Atmospheric River: Hidden Danger Underneath Bay Area Burn Scars Heightens Landslide RisksThe approaching atmospheric river has raised alarms about the burn scars from the massive Bay Area wildfires of 2020.
Evacuations Warnings Upgraded To Orders In San Mateo, Monterey Counties Ahead Of Huge StormEvacuation warnings issued for areas of San Mateo and Monterey counties scarred by wildfires were upgraded to evacuation orders Tuesday due to the threat of mudslides as a series of storms approached the Bay Area.
Atmospheric River: Hurricane Hunters Fly Into Storm; Residents Flee Homes In Santa Cruz MountainsHundreds of residents packed up their treasured belongings early Tuesday, preparing to evacuate homes in the burn zone of last fall's devastating Santa Cruz Mountains wildfire, as a powerful Pacific storm edged ever closer with as much as a foot of rain and the threat of deadly mudslides.
Evacuations Underway In Santa Cruz Mountains As Atmospheric River Fueled Storm ApproachesCal Fire issued evacuation orders Monday for residents living in the Santa Cruz Mountain burn area of last fall's devastating CZU Lightning Complex fire as a potent winter storm, packing as much as 6-8 inches of rain and carrying with it the threat of deadly mudslides, rolled toward the San Francisco Bay Area.
Atmospheric River Taking Aim At San Francisco Bay Area While there will be light showers in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, the region was bracing for the arrival of a moderate atmospheric river mid-week that could dump 4-7 inches of rain over the wildfire scarred areas, triggering concerns of land and mudslides in Wine County and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
UPDATE: Evacuation Orders Lifted For Freedom And Panther Fires In Santa Cruz CountyThe evacuation orders that had been issued for the wind-whipped Freedom and Panther fires burning in Santa Cruz County were lifted Wednesday, Cal Fire confirmed.
Wind-Whipped Fires Burn In Santa Cruz County; Evacuations Ordered In Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, Boulder CreekA series of wind-whipped fires were burning Tuesday in Santa Cruz County, prompting mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire reported.
18-Year-Old Driver Killed In Fiery Crash In Santa Cruz MountainsThe 18-year-old driver of a pickup truck was killed in a fiery crash after speeding along a road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the California Highway Patrol said.
Couple Arrested For String Of Vehicle Break-Ins At Sanborn Park In Santa Cruz MountainsThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's office have arrested a couple in connection with several break-ins at a county park in the Santa Cruz Mountains late last month.
Santa Cruz Mountains Residents Wary as Storms Drench Slide-Prone Burn ScarsWith rain systems again cycling through Northern California, attention is turning back to the scene of the fires that raged in August.