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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Camarillo fire: 'Be prepared to evacuate,' officials warn residents

    Camarillo fire: 'Be prepared to evacuate,' officials warn residents
    Residents near a 100-acre fire burning along the 101 Freeway in Camarillo should prepare to leave their homes, an official said, but no evacuation orders had been issued as of Thursday morning.
  • California wildfires: Mandatory evacuations as winds fan Springs fire

    California wildfires: Mandatory evacuations as winds fan Springs fire
    Authorities have ordered evacuations for the Dos Vientos neighborhood of Newbury Park as a brush fire continues to grow along the 101 Freeway. The blaze, dubbed the Springs fire, has scorched 2,000 acres and is being fanned by a strong Santa Ana wind,...

    Warm weather, low relative humidity heightens brush fire concerns

    Warm weather, low relative humidity heightens brush fire concerns
    Warm temperatures and low relative humidity were recorded Tuesday across interior areas of Southern California, heightening brush fire concerns, the National Weather Service said. In Lancaster, the temperature was 102 degrees with relative humidity...

    Earthquakes in literature

    Earthquakes in literature
    Earthquakes are the expression of a living planet, the earth's way of re-inventing itself. But while this knowledge may be consoling in the abstract, it's not very useful in the face of a catastrophe such as the quake and tsunami in Japan. At these times,...

    The Coastal Gardener: Chasing plants around California

    I am leaving. My belongings are in the car, the route is mapped and the tank is full. As soon as the nursery closes Saturday I'll be gone, the pedal to the metal as we make our way north. We'll drive through the night and get to San Francisco by...