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#4399192 - 01/10/18 03:49 AM California landslides :-(  
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My thoughts are with all Californians and US simHQers in general.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42624408
Tragic news. 13 confirmed dead, and probably more over the next few days.
Darn, Mother Nature is heartless.

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#4399205 - 01/10/18 10:51 AM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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Unfortunately, that is what happens after major wildfires, and also on the coast of CA (Malibu, anyone?).

Put them together, not fun stuff.


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#4399217 - 01/10/18 02:02 PM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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My cousin lost his house in the Oct fires. He was out east working when he heard the news. He lost everything he owned. His safe was even lost. 2 cars.
Right now he is living in Iowa with no desire to see what was left. his neighbors sent him photos. In his sub-division, 246 houses were burnt to the ground.

Now throw in all this rain, no mercy for California.


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#4399227 - 01/10/18 02:38 PM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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And yet the British media are focusing on the celebs that have lost one of their many homes; the last people we should be concerned about, surely.

Didn't think of the possibility that floods and mudslides would result due to the effect of de-forestation due to fires. I gather many house insurance policies out there do not cover flood damage.


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#4399338 - 01/11/18 02:25 AM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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No you often need a separate flood insurance policy. Here in Houston this county is in a coastal flood plain but yet most had no flood insurance when Hurricane Harvey came. The estimated damage in 2017 from natural disasters for America is over $300 billion

Mudslide at least 17 dead now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EChjK7UBNv8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tj7-cT0neVg


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#4399409 - 01/11/18 05:12 PM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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At the 2-3 second mark in Haggart's first clip you see a restaurant named "Los Arroyos". That place is delicious. They have a habanero salsa that is out of this world.


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#4399449 - 01/11/18 09:52 PM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Azshal]  
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Originally Posted by Azshal
At the 2-3 second mark in Haggart's first clip you see a restaurant named "Los Arroyos". That place is delicious. They have a habanero salsa that is out of this world.


but they don't taste good when the kitchen is all muddy


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#4399461 - 01/11/18 10:47 PM Re: California landslides :-( [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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They have 3 other locations (Goleta, SB, Camarillo).


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