Mt. Soledad landslide in La Jolla, CA - October 2007

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New report: California Non-Fuel Mineral Production 2020​New report: California Non-Fuel Mineral Production 2020​California remained one of the largest producers of non-fuel minerals in the United States in 2020. This new report discusses the commodities produced as well as production and trends for many commodities., Take me there
Job posting: California State Geologist (JC-348617)Job posting: California State Geologist (JC-348617)The California Geological Survey is seeking candidates for the CALIFORNIA STATE GEOLOGIST position. The State Geologist is responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the California Geological Survey. Candidates must be registered per the Geologist and Geophysicist Act (CA PRC § 677)., CalCareers
Help California Map Recent LandslidesHelp California Map Recent LandslidesThis map depends on volunteer reports from people like you! The California Reported Landslides Database is an online map showing the locations, photos, and other attributes of recent landslides in California., California Reported Landslides map

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