Geologic Hazards

Landslide Occurs in Residential La Jolla California

A landslide occured about 9am PT yesterday in a residential neighborhood of La Jolla, just north of San Diego. No injuries have been reported, but estimates are that 2,500 people are without either power or gas because of toppled power lines and ruptured gas lines. The Soledad Mountain Road is currently impassable. I’ll update this post as more information becomes available. In the mean time, check out some video and a  location map after the break.


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Press Releases

Congress Begins Process of Reforming the Corps

American Rivers Joins Senator Feingold in Calling on Congress to Finish the Job

WASHINGTON, DC, [Editor] September 24, 2007 [/Editor] – The Senate today passed the conference report for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2007. The conference report passed the House on August 1, 2007. The bill will now be sent to the President, who has threatened to veto the $21 billion dollar authorization bill.




Happy Birthday Karl Terzaghi!

I got an email from my fellow geo-webmaster at Dan Brown and Associates, Robert Thompson wishing me and his other geotechnical colleagues a "Happy Karl Terzaghi’s Birthday!" so I thought I would pass it on […]