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SOUTH: October 2, 2017

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Downtown Destruction Continues in San Jose
By CALEB HOOGLAND

Take a trip to downtown San Jose and you’ll see what we full time residents have become accustomed to: traffic jams due to construction. At this point, we’re wondering if it will ever end and the answer seems to be, no. For now, anyway.

Why Was Tropical Storm Lidia So Destructive?
By DONNY BROOKE

There is a lot of finger pointing as to why Tropical Storm Lidia did so much damage in the two arroyos just outside of Cabo. The destruction was more than you would normally expect from that much rain.

Que Pasa in Cabo?
By DAVID FLORES

Did you feel that? While not nearly as massive as the quakes in Oaxaca and Mexico City, Los Cabos was shaken by a series of earthquakes of much smaller magnitude several weeks ago. The first was a  5.1 that shook the ocean 72 miles northeast off the coast of San Jose.

What's Going On In This Country?
By SANTIAGO VERDUGO

Haven’t we had enough already?  First it was Lidia and the 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Oaxaca that killed 90 people. Then it was Hurricane Max, a Category 1 storm that hit the state of Guerrero (think Acapulco).