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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson

    PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson
    James McLure Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star' James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder. McLure's...
  • What Brown can do for Tars

    What Brown can do for Tars
    Maybe one day, Maddy Brown will write for a newspaper. The senior at Newport Harbor High wants to be a sportswriter. She is a huge sports fan and she enjoys writing. No one has published Brown's work yet. For now, other journalists will chronicle...
  • 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...
  • 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,...