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Weekend storms triggered mudslides and felled trees along the North Coast, with a round of heavy rains striking Saturday night followed by substantial rains Sunday.
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Trees killed in 2015's Valley fire have fallen on two homes, triggering new county regulations aimed at forcing the removal of hazardous trees.

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