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  • No flooding from 'king tides' in H.B., Seal Beach

    The "king tides" that rolled into Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and other Orange County coastal communities this week did not cause the flooding that the National Weather Service had expressed concerns about, officials said.
  • Big surf floods Seal Beach homes

    Big surf floods Seal Beach homes
    Water from a large swell generated by Hurricane Marie hundreds of miles off the coast pounded Seal Beach late Tuesday, flooding homes near the sand. Orange County Fire Authority officials responded to reports of flooding south of the Seal Beach Pier...

    California maps will point to tsunami danger zones

    California officials on Friday announced that they were beginning to draw tsunami flood maps in Huntington Beach, Crescent City and other cities that could be used to restrict development of new buildings in areas along the coast that may be destroyed...

    Natural Perspectives: Adventures, photo ops are close to home

    Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...

    Natural Perspectives: Current situation more like 'global weirding'

    Natural Perspectives: Current situation more like 'global weirding'
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...