Typical La Jolla morning here today, endless sunshine, warm temps, and a few helicopters circling overhead. Yes, helicopters are normal, with them buzzing about doing Cops-style stuff, hanging out over traffic accidents, etc. That’s why I didn’t think much this morning — other than the noise — about two helicopters circling endlessly not far south of where I live.
Anyway, I trundled of to the office, only to discover that a hillside on Mount Soledad — the major piece of La Jolla urban geography — had collapsed. Something like 2,500 homes are without power, the road is blocked by 25 feet of dirt, and the land is still shifting.