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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Avalanche injures 2 skiers at Squaw Valley; snowboarders blamed

     
    Authorities believe snowboarders caused an avalanche at Squaw Valley Resort that injured two people Sunday morning, officials report. The avalanche was reported at around 9:50 a.m. on a section of the KT-22 peak. Officials say that three snowboarders...
  • 2 deaths in California avalanches point to snow dangers

     
    A Lake Tahoe-area resort ski patrol member for nearly 30 years, Bill Foster would have understood the dangers of avalanches better than most. But even knowing the exact date and time of a planned avalanche didn’t save the 53-year-old’s life......
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    The winners of the 70th annual Pictures of the Year Photojournalism Competition...
  • Landslide closes northbound PCH near Santa Monica

     
    The Pacific Coast Highway was closed to northbound traffic in Pacific Palisades on Thursday morning because of a landslide, according to traffic reports. The northbound lanes between Sunset Boulevard and Temescal Canyon Road were closed after 4 a.m.,...
  • St. Francis Dam collapse

     
    The March 12, 1928 collapse of St. Francis Dam, in terms of loss of life, is the second-greatest disaster in California history - the first being the San Francisco Earthquake and fires of 1906....
  • Dance Moms recap: Rotten to the Core

     
    OK, Dance Moms fans, before we get going on 90 minutes of Dance Mama (and Papa) drama, I have a question for those of you who do such a fine job of educating me about the dance world, since I'm such an outsider looking in. The thing we are at this week is...
  • Putin allies keep hold on power in local Russian elections

     
    In local and regional elections marked by low voter turnout and fresh allegations of polling fraud, Russian leader Vladimir Putin's United Russia party claimed a landslide victory....
  • If China voted, it would be Obama in a landslide, surveys show

     
    Which candidate would the Chinese pick if they could vote at the U.S. polls? At least three surveys indicate that it would be President Obama by a landslide....
  • Planned avalanche turns deadly, killing ski patrol veteran

     
    An avalanche at a Lake Tahoe area ski resort has claimed the life of a veteran member of the ski patrol team....
  • Sierra snowstorm brings avalanche warnings

     
    Another blanket of snow is forecast to cover Lake Tahoe Tuesday, making for a white Christmas that could be more of a nightmare than a dream for authorities inundated with car crashes and one avalanche....
  • 8 Killed in Nepal Avalanche; 3 Missing Feared Dead

    8 Killed in Nepal Avalanche; 3 Missing Feared Dead
    Kathmandu, Nepal -- Searchers on Monday suspended efforts to find three mountaineers still missing in Nepal after an avalanche swept down Manaslu mountain, sending climbers -- some still in their tents -- tumbling hundreds of feet down the world's eighth-...
  • Team from Washington survive deadly Nepal avalanche

    Team from Washington survive deadly Nepal avalanche
    A local guide company from Ashford, Wash., was climbing Manaslu Sunday when a deadly avalanche struck the mountain, killing eight climbers. Searchers suspended efforts to find three additional mountaineers still missing. If the mountaineers are dead, as...