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Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 12:32 PM PST

Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

When the Paramount movie ranch and Western Town burned in a wildfire that swept through Southern California, one woman lost more than a local historic site. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel invited more than 500 people...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:50 PM PST

LA County to Offer Rebuilding Workshops for Woolsey Fire Survivors

LA County to Offer Rebuilding Workshops for Woolsey Fire Survivors

Los Angeles County will offer customized workshop sessions to help Woolsey Fire survivors living in unincorporated areas navigate their way through the rebuilding process, it was announced Thursday.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 10:33 AM PST

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Relief Programs is Friday

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Relief Programs is Friday

Friday marks the deadline for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants or small business loans.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 05:28 AM PST

100 Days After Paradise Burned, the Stories of the Victims

100 Days After Paradise Burned, the Stories of the Victims

It was a day that was almost unfathomable. An entire town was burned off the map of California. Nearly 14,000 homes were incinerated. All told, 85 people would perish. The oldest was 99; of the 73 bodies...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 02:06 PM PST

Man Pleads Guilty to Arson in 2018 Riverside County Cranston Fire

Man Pleads Guilty to Arson in 2018 Riverside County Cranston Fire

A Southern California man pleaded guilty to intentionally starting a fire that burned nearly 13,000 acres in the mountains east of Los Angeles last year.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 10:16 PM PST

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Fed Relief Programs Has Extended

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Fed Relief Programs Has Extended

The federal government Thursday extended for two weeks the deadline for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants or small business loans.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 07:33 PM PST

More Challenging Fire Season Expected This Year, Expert Says

More Challenging Fire Season Expected This Year, Expert Says

We're still in the middle of winter here in Southern Calfornia, but wildfires in the Golden State are now a concern year round and what was once known as fire season could be even more challenging this year than...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 11:58 PM PST

Calif. Utility, Largest in US, Files for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Lawsuits

Calif. Utility, Largest in US, Files for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Lawsuits

The largest utility in the U.S., Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., filed for bankruptcy Tuesday as it faces billions of dollars in potential damages from wildfires in California. The utility filed documents in a...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 06:25 AM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

The Thomas Fire as Seen From Around Southern California

Fanned by dangerous Santa Ana wind gusts, the fire has generated a towering smoke...View gallery

  • From Ventura County
  • From Thousand Oaks
  • Between Moorpark and Fillmore
Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:49 AM PST

Insurance Claims From Deadly California Wildfires Top $11.4B

Insurance Claims From Deadly California Wildfires Top $11.4B

Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday.

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