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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Fewer red-flag fire warnings likely amid sweeping changes by National Weather Service

     
    The National Weather Service announced significant changes to the way forecasters issue red-flag fire warnings, in a move that could mean fewer such alerts for fire-prone areas stretching from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The changes were prompted after...
  • Live review: James Taylor and Carole King at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    James Taylor and Carole King made no effort to disguise their ages Thursday night at the Hollywood Bowl, where the two sixtysomething singers played the first of three dates on their Troubadour Reunion trek. The world tour — which stops......
  • Another dangerous fire season prompts warning from firefighters

     
    With last year's deadly Station fire still in mind, fire officials this week are warning residents who live in foothill communities of another potentially bad fire season, urging them to have a family evacuation plan at the ready. The danger......
  • Heat wave grips Southern California; high surf expected at beaches

     
    A heat wave gripping Southern California will produce near-record triple-digit temperatures in inland areas Tuesday, while large waves and dangerous rip currents are expected at beaches from Ventura to San Diego, forecasters said. The National Weather...
  • 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....
  • Strong storm activity is expected through weekend

     
    Southern California drivers slogged through a wet, slow Friday evening commute as the first of two bands of heavy rain moved through the region. The National Weather Service said the storm could bring heavy snow to the mountains, the potential......
  • Heavy rain, winds snarl Southern California commute

     
    The Friday evening commute was being strained by heavy rains throughout Southern California. Numerous accidents were reported on freeways in the region, according to the California Highway Patrol. In San Pedro, the Coast Guard and Los Angeles Fire...
  • 9 ways of looking at earthquakes through literature

     
    David L. Ulin, author of The Myth of Solid Ground, selects 9 iconic books that deal with earthquakes....
  • Gusty winds uproot trees, trigger power outages

     
    Gusty winds blew out of Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, leaving scattered minor damage in canyon and hilly areas. Trees were uprooted and branches torn from trunks in North Hills and Canoga Park and in the Inland Empire area, and......
  • Wind, heat fuel small brush fires; warnings issued for Sunday

     
    Thousands Expected to Participate In Sunday's May Day March and Rally DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tens of thousands are expected to descend upon Downtown Los Angeles streets for Sunday's May Day celebrations calling for immigration reform and workers...