4 to Watch: How the Government Shutdown is Threatening Wildfire Preparations

In today's 4 to Watch, we take a look at why winter is so critical for wildfire management

We're featuring a look at what makes winter so important when it comes to managing wildfires -- and how the government shutdown isn't helping an already sizeable challenge.

Below, four stories to follow for Jan. 17, 2019.

Government Shutdown Takes a Toll on Wildfire Preparations

Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. How the D.C. stalemate is threatening plans

Paradise Destroyed: Camp Fire Leaves Small California Town in Ashes

25 Years Ago Today: The Northridge Earthquake

The first shaking at 4:31 a.m. marked the start of a day that would change Southern California. Click here for maps, archive video, photos from Jan. 17, 1994 and a look at how well prepared we are now.

[LA GALLERY] Northridge Earthquake: The First Day in Photos

This Week's Grand Finale of Storms

A fourth round of rain pelted down across Southern California Friday morning, triggering a few rock slides, flooding and traffic problems. Click here for photos from this week's storms.

Photos: Winter Storm Socks SoCal

The Mission Inn: February Romance

You may have visited the Mission Inn during the holidays, taking in a festive light show that rivals any around. But what about during Festa Dell' Amore -- that's the historic hotel's February-long event. Click here to see what it's all about.

Mission Inn's February Is Rife with Romance

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