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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Red flag fire warning issued; lightning, gusty winds possible

    A Red flag fire warning has been issued for a large swath of Southern California due to the possibility of lightning and gusty winds in the wake of a heat wave that has dried vegetation, forecasters said Tuesday.
  • SoCal temperatures expected to cool; slight chance of showers seen

    A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service.

    New UC Berkeley chief to get pay raise despite Brown's opposition

    Despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, the UC regents on Tuesday gave the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000-–or 11.4%--pay raise over the current campus head and said the extra money would come from private donations, not state...

    Widespread flooding reported across region; Qualcomm Stadium flooded; Corona airport submerged

    Southern California was struggling with widespread flooding and scattered mudslides as a seventh straight day of rain pounded the region. The storms trapped residents in cars and homes over a wide area, caused a bridge collapse in San Bernardino County...

    Storm brings strong winds; flash floods are possible

    A powerful storm moved into Southern California on Friday afternoon, bringing with it winds and the threat of water spouts and lightning. Periods of heavy rain were reported in Orange, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, and officials expected....