camp pendleton

Camp Pendleton wildfire 80 percent contained

(AP) – Firefighters at Camp Pendleton are making progress against a 250-acre brushfire that erupted during training at the Southern California Marine base. The base says the blaze is 80-percent contained Wednesday. No buildings have […]


Booms at Camp Pendleton this weekend

(CNS) – Loud booms may be heard in the North County this weekend while Camp Pendleton artillery units conduct live-fire training exercises. The exercises will be conducted on Sunday between 6 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. […]


Hiring Heroes Career Fair, 9am-2pm today

(CNS) – Military personnel severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will have the opportunity to meet with civilian employers at a career fair Wednesday at Camp Pendleton, base officials said. The Department of Defense will […]


San Diego controlled burn this weekend

(CNS) – San Diego North County residents may see plumes of smoke rising in the direction of Camp Pendleton this weekend as military firefighters take part in a brush-clearing controlled burn on the base, the […]


Leon Panetta in Southern California

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in Southern California today. He’ll tour a Navy vessel at Camp Pendleton to show the importance of big deck amphibious assault ships amid looming military cuts. Panetta is expected to […]


Iraq war vet charged with killing homeless men

Prosecutors charged an Iraq war veteran Tuesday with the vicious stabbing deaths of four homeless men in Orange County. Itzcoatl Ocampo was caught in Yorba Linda Friday night by witnesses who chased him from the […]




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