The Daily Breeze has a couple of updates on the Paseo del Mar sinkhole/landslide this week. Here are a few highlights.
L.A. city officials to ask for consultant to analyze Paseo del Mar slide (Oct. 25) Read the full article here.
- Los Angeles city officials said Tuesday they will request money to hire a consultant “to conduct and prepare a comprehensive geotechnical report” on the situation.
- The Department of Water and Power is looking at plans to move power poles along Paseo del Mar north to the back end of the White Point Nature Preserve. Residents have been told work likely will begin this week but a spokeswoman for the DWP said plans still have not been “fully vetted.”
Work resumes at Paseo del Mar sinkhole site; new fissures seen (Oct 24). Read the full article here.
- As new cracks and fissures multiply and deepen – include several crevices opening within an adjacent nature preserve – work appeared to be under way again Monday
- Some [neighbors] said they distrust the city and county geologists and want more answers.
- Vandalism of some of the construction equipment also continues to be a problem at the isolated site after dark, with police reporting at least one excavation vehicle window broken out over the weekend.