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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Crews battle 2 Riverside County brush fires

     
    About 60 firefighters were knocking down a 52-acre brush fire in Moreno Valley on Monday afternoon as some crews at the scene were being redeployed to another blaze that broke out near Lake Perris. Crews contained the fire near Moreno......
  • Above-normal temperatures expected across Southern California

     
    Above-normal temperatures across Southern California are expected to last into Friday as high pressure continues in the region, the National Weather Service said. Triple-digit temperatures were recorded Wednesday in some inland areas. In Los Angeles...
  • Sundowner winds prompt red flag fire warning in Santa Barbara

     
    A red flag warning has been issued for gusty "sundowner" winds that are expected to blow across Santa Barbara County, increasing the fire threat...
  • Weird weather reported across Southern California

     
    Weird weather continued throughout patches of Southern California Saturday....
  • 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...
  • Schwarzenegger needs a boost, but his chances recede with the economy

    Schwarzenegger needs a boost, but his chances recede with the economy
    As he stood before the cameras in Santa Barbara last week, the freewheeling showman that Arnold Schwarzenegger used to be was evident only in his attire. He was clad in a shirt that was blindingly white, as if daring the ruinous soot from the Jesusita...
  • Looking like a champion

    Looking like a champion
    NEWPORT BEACH — None of the members of the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team could remember a crowd this big. Fans, other student-athletes and parents packed the corridor between the singles and doubles courts Thursday. Others chose to...
  • At 65, Smokey Bear is still fighting fires

    At 65, Smokey Bear is still fighting fires
    He's a war hero who became a media mogul, celebrity pitchman, pop icon and philanthropist. He's so famous he was given his own ZIP Code, 20252, to handle the fan mail. He is 65 years old but has no intention of retiring. In fact, he looks fitter than...
  • Firefighters urge vigilance

    LA CAŅADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of the dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials on Tuesday warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...