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Landslide at the Calaveras Reservoir

Landslide at the Calaveras Reservoir

The long-running dam replacement project must pause to deal with a sleeping monster.

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Earthquake Landslides: A Widespread Hazard

Earthquake Landslides: A Widespread Hazard

Earthquakes will always produce landslides, but new knowledge will help us deal with them better.

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Did You See It? Report a Landslide Online

Did You See It? Report a Landslide Online

What Bay Areans did for earthquakes we can now do for landslides: lead the world in reporting these common natural hazards online.

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The Switching Outlets of Clear Lake

The Switching Outlets of Clear Lake

Why has Clear Lake drained two different ways in recent geologic time? Volcanoes and landslides made it happen.

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Geological Outings Around the Bay: Stinson Beach

Geological Outings Around the Bay: Stinson Beach

Even if geology weren't a factor, Stinson Beach would be among my top Bay Area beaches. But with me, geology is always a factor. Let's take in the scene.

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Landslide Season

Landslide Season

Landslides are widespread in the Bay Area by the end of wet winters like this year's rainy season. You can learn their signs for any time of year.

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Geology of the Devil's Slide Area

Geology of the Devil's Slide Area

The combination of steep terrain and the geology of the Devil's Slide area have made this area prone to landslides since Highway 1 was constructed in the mid 1930s.

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