San Clemente Landslides Crumble Backyards

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — The land behind six hillside homes overlooking a Southern California golf course has given way and authorities on Friday red-tagged four of them, prohibiting residents from entering.The slide was within about 10 …

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — The land behind six hillside homes overlooking a Southern California golf course has given way and authorities on Friday red-tagged four of them, prohibiting residents from entering.

The slide was within about 10 feet of the homes in the city in southern Orange County, so “there could be some more failures out there” that could affect the structures, said City Engineer Bill Cameron, who decided to tag the homes after a geologist examined the hillside.

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