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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Firefighters urge vigilance

    LA CAÑADA 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,...
  • Risen from the ashes

    Risen from the ashes
    Members of two organizations hope to create a sense of healing and renewal through art in the aftermath of the Station fire. ART from the Ashes, a collective of more than 40 artists from Glendale, Burbank and across the country, has formed a...
  • People urged to clear brush

    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials last week warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...
  • Huge Santa Barbara Fire Started at Pot Farm

    Huge Santa Barbara Fire Started at Pot Farm
    SANTA BARBARA -- Authorities in Santa Barbara County say a fire that has burned at least 85,686 acres over the last week started at an illegal marijuana farm operated by a Mexican drug organization. "The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit...
  • Authorities: Huge Santa Barbara Fire Started at Pot Farm

    SANTA BARBARA -- Authorities in Santa Barbara County say a fire that has burned more than 75,000 acres over the last week started at an illegal marijuana farm operated by a Mexican drug organization. "The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit has...
  • After Fog, Heat Wave Hits L.A.

    After Fog, Heat Wave Hits L.A.
    LOS ANGELES -- Now that the first significant rain of the season has left the Southern California area, residents can put away their umbrellas and sweaters and get out those summer clothes once again. A predicted heat wave has started. The weather is...
  • 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...
  • Wildfires Destroy 200 Homes

    Wildfires driven by winds and high temperatures burned out of control Saturday in the San Bernardino Mountains, triggering firestorms that destroyed more than 200 homes in foothill suburbs and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents from San...
  • Our reader recommendations

    Our reader recommendations
    Each week in "Readers Recommend," the Travel section shares tips on hidden gems in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a roundup of some of the lodging recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here was correct when it was published,...
  • A true giving tree

    A true giving tree
    THE avocado tree can't help itself. Plant it in Southern California and it grows high and wide, its limbs like pumped-up biceps looking for room to flex. Its fruit hangs for months and months, like Christmas decorations you wish someone would take down....
  • Such resilience, such beauty

    First came the wildfires, then the questions. Providence aside, why had certain neighborhoods and houses been spared in the firestorms that ravaged Southern California? What had the builders or landscapers done that encouraged flames to stop in their...