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Why is Pajaro not deemed a FEMA disaster after massive flooding from California storms?

It's been nearly two weeks since a levee broke on the Pajaro River, inundating the nearby unincorporated community of Pajaro and sending its...

The Times Podcast: The flood in Pajaro, California, and how it could have been prevented

David Toledo is an award-winning audio producer and Los Angeles Times storyteller. Most recently, he...

How a long history of racism and neglect set the stage for the Pajaro floods

PAJARO, Calif. — Maria Martinez, 35, felt nauseated as she and her son crossed the Pajaro River Bridge into Watsonville, in Santa...

Volunteers mobilize in flooded Pajaro, where many lack food, clothing and work

PAJARO, Calif. — Jessica Sanchez felt terrible about catastrophic flooding that displaced hundreds of people in this Monterey County farming town.He felt...

As Pajaro River levees erode, officials consider cutting Highway 1 to relieve pressure

An intense atmospheric river storm continued to put pressure on taut levees in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties Tuesday as authorities considered emergency measures...

Before the disastrous flood, officials knew the Pajaro River levee could fail, but took no action.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Officials have known for decades that the Pajaro River levee that failed this weekend, inundating an entire immigrant town...


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