Landslide
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Laguna Beach Landslide

A hillside in the Bluebird Canyon area of Laguna Beach, saturated by a winter season of unusually heavy rains, gave way Wednesday morning, destroying at least nine homes and damaging more than 20 others. (Mark Boster / LAT)
One of the homes that slid, seen from Summit Drive, looking north across Bluebird Canyon. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Damaged homes in Bluebird Canyon. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Aerial view of landslide in the Bluebird Canyon area of Laguna Beach. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Damaged home comes to a rest after sliding down a hillside. (Chris Carlson / AP)
A rescue worker investigates damage to one of the homes. (Chris Carlson / AP)
A woman is treated for minor injuries after being evacuated from her home in Laguna Beach. (Chris Carlson / AP)
A damaged home sits on a hillside next to an SUV that also slid down the canyon. (Chris Carlson / AP)
Cameron Fraiser, left, and his wife, Tricia, walk down the canyon with their 3-year-old daughter Kendall, their two dogs, Chili and Bo, and their python snake, Ruby. (Chris Carlson / AP)
A house along Flamingo Road. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
A house lies in ruins as other balance precariously. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
A buckled driveway sits precariously above a house along Flamingo Road. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
A downed power pole blocks access to one of the damaged homes in Laguna Beach. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Laguna Beach firefighters administer medical aid to residents of the Bluebird Canyon neighborhood. There were no reports of major injury. (Don Kelsen / LAT)
In Laguna Beach, looking down into rubble that was once a home on Madison Place. (Don Kelsen / LAT)
Two homes on Madison Place in Laguna Beach, at the top of the slide area, lose their back yards as steps descend to nowhere. (Don Kelsen / LAT)
There were no immediate reports of injuries as several homes slid down a hill in a major landslide in Laguna Beach. (Al Seib / LAT)
Several homes slide down a hill on Madison and Flamingo streets in Laguna Beach. (Al Seib / LAT)
More landslide damage on Madison and Flamingo streets in Laguna Beach. (Al Seib / LAT)
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