| Oct 10, 2008
Early Grand Marshals were local heroes, many of them Tournament organizers. The first Grand Marshal from outside Pasadena was San Francisco Mayor James Rolph in 1930, and as the Tournament grew, so did the stature of its Grand Marshals. Mary Pickford,...
| Nov 17, 2008
SB Co. Executive Office: http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/oes0.aspx?id=2332
Montecito Fire Department: http://www.montecitofire.com/
Public Information Call Center: (805) 681-5197
Mandatory Evacuations Issued For:
*North of 192 between Hot Springs and...
| Nov 17, 2008
In a swiftly moving catastrophe that seemed as familiar as it was shocking, Southern California once again was besieged by flame Saturday, from Orange County to Santa Barbara, with hundreds of homes consumed by three major wind-driven fires, including one...
| May 6, 2009
| 10:58 PM
Afternoon winds stoked a day-old brush fire into an out-of-control blaze Wednesday in Santa Barbara, sending it hopscotching across exclusive canyon neighborhoods and leaving firefighters nearly powerless before its advance.
The airborne embers ignited...
| May 8, 2009
It's not just humans who've had to flee their homes during the Santa Barbara firestorm. Hundreds of animals have also been displaced by the flames and are being kept at a temporary zoo at the Earl Warren Showground.
Amy Moore runs the center which is...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 10:38 AM
Middle school students around San Diego County competed in the 41st annual San Diego Union-Tribune Spelling Bee Thursday.
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The contest began with 86 anxious contestants....
| Sep 25, 2009
| 11:09 AM
Firefighters say they're making great progress against the 17,500-acre fire near Moorpark.
Guiberson Fire Fast Facts
- Fire has burned 17,500 acres
- 25 homes threatened
- 2 Evacuation center established
- Large animal evacuation areas available
| Jun 5, 2006
It's all Sen. Dianne Feinstein's fault. That's what I figure.
Well, maybe not all of it.
But if Feinstein had run for governor three years ago in the Gray Davis recall, Arnold Schwarzenegger would not have dared. That's my guess.
We would have been...
| Jan 25, 2004
By birth, by foot, by automobile, from other states and other countries, legally and illegally, people have arrived in California for decades in unrelenting swells, human surf breaking steadily on a vast shore. Occasionally a big set rolls in and harasses...
| Apr 23, 1994
Richard Nixon, who strode the world stage for decades and was the only American President to resign his office to avoid impeachment, died Friday night, four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81 years old.
A spokesman said Nixon, the nation's 37th...