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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 07:45 PM PST

Celebs Evacuate LA Homes Amid Wildfires

Celebs Evacuate LA Homes Amid Wildfires

As wind-fueled wildfires rage on throughout Southern California, many thousands of residents have had to evacuate their homes. And the Skirball Fire, which started early Wednesday near Los Angeles' ritzy Bel Air...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:16 AM PST

NorCal Residents Blast State Over Oroville Dam Repairs

NorCal Residents Blast State Over Oroville Dam Repairs

Northern California residents living in the shadow of the nation's tallest dam vented decades of frustration with state water managers Wednesday, telling officials they have no credibility when they say hairline...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:14 AM PST

Californians Who Fled Fire Reflect After Losing Everything

Californians Who Fled Fire Reflect After Losing Everything

They had run for their lives by the thousands when the devastating wildfires raced across a huge swath of brush-covered Southern California hillsides, and they had survived.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:24 AM PST

Insurance Claims for Northern California Wildfires Reach $9B

Insurance Claims for Northern California Wildfires Reach $9B

More than $9 billion in insurance claims have been filed following wildfires that ravaged Northern California two months ago, the state's top insurance regulator said Wednesday.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 03:42 PM PST

Full Coverage: Firefighters Make Progress in Wildfire Fight

Full Coverage: Firefighters Make Progress in Wildfire Fight

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:51 PM PST

Santa Barbara County Faces Evacuations From Thomas Fire

Santa Barbara County Faces Evacuations From Thomas Fire

The Thomas Fire in Ventura County grew to 90,000 acres Wednesday even as firefighters made progress, gaining 5 percent containment on the third day of the blaze.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:39 AM PST

Series of Earthquakes Felt in Julian, Other Parts of County

Series of Earthquakes Felt in Julian, Other Parts of County

Residents across San Diego County reported feeling the tremors after a series of earthquakes were recorded in Julian Wednesday evening.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 03:39 PM PST
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Thomas Fire Leaves Behind Scenes of Destruction in SoCal

A fierce fire scorched Ventura County in Southern California, blazing through...View gallery

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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 11:36 PM PST

Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura County Fire Captain's Home

Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura County Fire Captain's Home

The Thomas Fire has destroyed over 150 structures since it first blazed on Monday night, including Ventura County Fire Captain, Tom Lanski’s, home.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:49 PM PST

Creek Fire Chars More Than 12,600 Acres in Sylmar

Creek Fire Chars More Than 12,600 Acres in Sylmar

A stubborn, wind-driven brush fire that raged through the hills above Sylmar and threatened thousands of homes was holding at just more than 12,600 acres burned Wednesday and crews were bracing for violent gusts...

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