The avenue is in an area that is vulnerable to landslides and erosion hazards because of its hills, city officials said. An increase in real estate development in the past four years has also reduced the number of trees around to soak up water, increasing flooding. Resident Fran Hogan (pictured) has dealt with the problem by installing a $500 pump to carry water out during the rainy season.
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