Angeles National Forest

Campgrounds reopened following Williams Fire

ARCADIA (CNS) – San Gabriel Canyon in the Angeles National Forest has been reopened for recreational use following the full containment of the Williams Fire, and authorities today said the blaze that scorched 4,192 acres […]


Williams Fire 91 percent contained

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire in a rugged area of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is expected to be fully contained by early Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire […]


Meatball's fate is now in limbo

ALPINE (CNS) – Efforts were under way today to raise funds to create a permanent home in Alpine for a 400-pound black bear captured in Los Angeles County after ambling out of the Angeles National […]


Williams fire 48 percent contained, thanks to John

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters braced for drier weather Thursday after remnants of a tropical storm helped them gain ground on a 4,180-acre blaze in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Crews were […]


Light rains, lower temps aid battle against Williams blaze

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters are braced for drier weather today, but remnants of a tropical storm have helped them gain ground on a blaze in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. […]


Rain aids battle against Williams fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Rain arrived Wednesday to help in the assault on a 3,800-acre fire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Remnants of Tropical Storm John brought the precipitation and darkened […]


Williams Fire now 15 percent contained

AZUSA (CNS) – Firefighters today battled a wildfire that has scorched some 3,600 acres in the Angeles National Forest and was not expected to be fully surrounded until Sept. 13, but they succeeded in lengthening […]


Forest fire near L.A. could burn for a week

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – It could be a week before firefighters can contain a 3,600-acre blaze in the Angeles National Forest because of high temperatures and rugged terrain in thick brush that hasn’t burned in […]


Meatball goes to Club Med for bears

ALPINE (CNS) – Having left the Angeles National Forest one too many times to visit foothill communities, the bear known as both Meatball and Glenn Berian is out of Los Angeles County today and about […]


Hikers found in Angeles Forest

(CNS) – Rescuers today found two brothers who spent the night in the Angeles National Forest a few miles north of La Canada Flintridge after getting lost on a hike. The men, ages 54 and […]


Forest Service allows night aerial firefighting

(AP) – Congressional representatives say the U.S. Forest Service has decided to allow nighttime aerial attacks on wildfires in Southern California. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Congressmen Adam Schiff and Buck McKeon announced the change of […]


Altadena bears return home

Did you hear about the three bears napping in an Altadena tree yesterday? You’ll be happy to know that the mother bear and her two cubs are back home in the Angeles National Forest. They […]




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