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We continue our summer series called #stayhome in Big Sur, the coastal community in Northern California.

Big Sur is a victim of its beauty, as tourists overcrowd the former hippie haven

We continue our summer series called #stayhome in Big Sur, the coastal community in Northern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A bridge collapse in Big Sur has cut off residents since February, and it could take more than a year to fix.

At Big Sur, how do you get rid of one million tons of dirt?

A bridge collapse in Big Sur has cut off residents since February, and it could take more than a year to fix.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While Highway 1 is expected to reopen later this week, a bridge connecting the northern and southern parts of Big Sur could be out for the rest of the year.

Cut off from California, Big Sur residents depend on airlifted food

While Highway 1 is expected to reopen later this week, a bridge connecting the northern and southern parts of Big Sur could be out for the rest of the year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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