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Sunday, Jul 8, 2018 at 03:20 PM PDT

Alpine Fire Captain Injured in West Fire

Alpine Fire Captain Injured in West Fire

Alpine Fire Department Capt. Mike Vacio is now home Saturday resting comfortably — well, as comfortably as one can get with first- and second-degree burns.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 02:07 PM PDT

'Your Life': Several Homes Destroyed in West Fire

'Your Life': Several Homes Destroyed in West Fire

As the smoke cleared over Alpine Saturday morning, 18 homes had been destroyed in the wake of the West Fire, with another eight homes damaged.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 08:20 PM PDT
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By Alexander Nguyen

Incredible Photos from the West Fire

A viewer took these photos of the West Fire as he was packing up and preparing to...View gallery

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Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 06:15 PM PDT

'We Had 60 Seconds, Maybe': Ranch Owner Escapes Fire

'We Had 60 Seconds, Maybe': Ranch Owner Escapes Fire

A couple who owned a ranch in Alpine had seconds to escape when a vegetation fire exploded.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 05:35 PM PDT

Father of Sex Trafficking Victim Joins Campaign for Victims

Father of Sex Trafficking Victim Joins Campaign for Victims

San Diego father who said his daughter is being sold for sex speaks exclusively to NBC 7. He wants to increase awareness on the issue of sex trafficking and raise money for GenerateHope, a local non-profit...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 11:40 PM PDT

Fire Destroys Homes and Sparks Evacuations in Goleta

Fire Destroys Homes and Sparks Evacuations in Goleta

Mandatory evacuations were ordered Friday night as a brush fire destroyed structures in Goleta during a Southern California heatwave.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 01:43 PM PDT

California Lawmakers Face Dozens of Key Bills in Final Month

California Lawmakers Face Dozens of Key Bills in Final Month

California lawmakers left for summer recess with most of the year's major bills still on their to-do list. So far in 2018, they have passed first-in-the-nation data privacy regulations and a ban on new local...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 02:34 PM PDT

Brown Declares State of Emergency in Response to Goleta Fire

Brown Declares State of Emergency in Response to Goleta Fire

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in response to a fire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in Santa Barbara County.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 06:55 AM PDT
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By Rudy Chinchilla

PHOTOS: 'Holiday Fire' Ravages Goleta

A fire burning in the city of Goleta in Santa Barbara County forced thousands of...View gallery

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Sunday, Jul 8, 2018 at 12:05 AM PDT

Fire Destroys Homes and Sparks Evacuations in Goleta

Fire Destroys Homes and Sparks Evacuations in Goleta

Mandatory evacuations were ordered Friday night as a brush fire destroyed structures in Goleta during a Southern California heatwave.

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