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Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 08:07 PM PDT

California Law Exempts Wildfire Victims From Solar Rules

California Law Exempts Wildfire Victims From Solar Rules

California homeowners forced to rebuild because of a wildfire won't have to install solar panels under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 11:40 PM PDT

Crews Save Homes as Winds Whip Tenaja Fire

Crews Save Homes as Winds Whip Tenaja Fire

As night fell Thursday on the Tenaja Fire, residents remained worried. Calmer night winds fanned hot spots as firefighters remained vigilant.

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 06:48 PM PDT

Ecological Reserve and Hiking Trails Blackened by Tenaja Fire

Ecological Reserve and Hiking Trails Blackened by Tenaja Fire

It may take years before the land and hiking trails near the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve to grow again after flames from the Tenaja Fire blackened a large stretch of land.

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 03:26 PM PDT
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By Heather Navarro

Fire Burns West of Murrieta, Dangerously Close to Homes

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Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 12:35 PM PDT

If You See a Low-Flying NASA Plane Over LA, Here's Why

If You See a Low-Flying NASA Plane Over LA, Here's Why

A DC-8's worth of airborne science is scheduled to fly over Los Angeles and parts of Central California Thursday as part of a two-month study into the life cycles of wildfire smoke.

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 09:20 PM PDT

Evacuation Orders Lifted for the Tenaja Fire

Evacuation Orders Lifted for the Tenaja Fire

All evacuation orders and warnings were lifted Friday night a brush fire scorched 2,000 acres and forced hundreds from their homes in southwest Riverside County.

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 12:39 PM PDT

LA Approves a Plan Making It Easier to Clear Homeless Encampments in Fire Zones

LA Approves a Plan Making It Easier to Clear Homeless Encampments in Fire Zones

A proposed ordinance that would give law enforcement the authority to order homeless people out of encampments located in brush areas on high-risk fire days is being considered Wednesday by the Los Angeles City...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 04:12 PM PDT

Small Fires Keep Crews Busy Along State Route 74

Small Fires Keep Crews Busy Along State Route 74

Four spot fires along state Route 74 west of Perris burned roughly an acre Friday before crews got them under control.

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 02:54 PM PDT

40-Acre Brush Fire Burning Slowly Uphill in Malibu

40-Acre Brush Fire Burning Slowly Uphill in Malibu

Flames chewed through about 40 acres of brush on a Malibu hillside Friday, slowly burning upward but posing no immediate threat to any structures.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 09:16 AM PDT

Apply for Tax Relief From Woolsey and Hill Fires

Apply for Tax Relief From Woolsey and Hill Fires

Authorities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties Tuesday reminded Southern Californians that the one-year deadline is approaching to apply for property tax relief in connection with the November 2018 Woolsey and...

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