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Natural Disasters

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  • Commentary: O.C. is positioned to withstand drought

    Gov. Jerry Brown recently declared a drought state of emergency. His proclamation gives state water officials more flexibility to manage the supply throughout California under drought conditions.
  • Pedaling for a cause

    Pedaling for a cause
    Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States. He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...

    From The Boathouse: Equipment failure sank HMS Bounty

    Ahoy! Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm, brought a storm surge Monday that broke the high-water record at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. The late-season hurricane slammed the Eastern Seaboard and hit land on the Jersey Shore. Once the hurricane is over...

    Natural Perspectives: Experiencing a derecho wind in Indiana

    Natural Perspectives: Experiencing a derecho wind in Indiana
    Vic and I just returned from Indiana, where we attended the funeral of my Aunt Shirley, my last surviving older relative on my dad's side. Despite the sad occasion, Vic and I enjoyed sightseeing and visiting my relatives. We also got to experience a rare...

    Natural Perspectives: Memoirs of a hot weekend

    Natural Perspectives: Memoirs of a hot weekend
    This past weekend was good for staying inside an air-conditioned place. That wouldn't be our house, so I did the next best thing. I closed up the house early in the morning, turned on the fan, and sat in my rocker with an ice pack on my chest. That helped...