Gov. George Deukmejian, in hard hat, and Assemblyman Eric Seastrand are surrounded by press on March 13, 1984, during a tour of the massive Big Sur slide near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.
Gov. George Deukmejian, in hard hat, and Assemblyman Eric Seastrand are surrounded by press on March 13, 1984, during a tour of the massive Big Sur slide near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Wayne Nicholls Telegram-Tribune
Gov. George Deukmejian, in hard hat, and Assemblyman Eric Seastrand are surrounded by press on March 13, 1984, during a tour of the massive Big Sur slide near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Wayne Nicholls Telegram-Tribune

In 1983, another massive Big Sur mudslide blocked Highway 1 for a year

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