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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 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....
  • Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'

    Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'
    In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
  • 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....
  • Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution

    Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution
    Leave it to off-center auteur David Gordon Green to put a yellow dividing line right down the middle of his new movie, "Prince Avalanche." You need look no further for his central metaphor. The broken line is being painted by a crew of two on a road...
  • In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti

    Quadron "Avalanche" (Vested In Culture/Epic) It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...