Hot, windy weather to challenge Colo. fire crews

(AP) – Firefighters working to encircle a wildfire burning over 68,000 acres in northern Colorado are being challenged today by the return of hot and windy weather. A red flag warning is in effect for […]


California wildfires

(AP) – U.S. Forest Service officials say a 300-acre fire near popular Lake Isabella is 35 percent contained and Highway 155 is open. Forest Service spokeswoman Cindy Thill says Wednesday that 200 firefighters are battling […]


Wildfires force evacuations from Calif. to Colo.

(AP) – Wildfires across the West drove hundreds of people from their homes from California to Colorado, where nuns living in a monastery and Boy Scouts at camp are among those who’ve fled. Firefighters are […]


​Feds: Design led to San Onofre nuke plant woes

(AP) – Federal regulators have determined that design flaws appear to be the cause of excessive wear in tubing that carries radioactive water through California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regional […]


Safety tips to see the Transit of Venus

A transit of Venus occurs when Venus passes directly between the sun and earth.  This alignment is rare, coming in pairs that are eight years apart but separated by over a century. The most recent […]


Southland wind warning begins this afternoon

(CNS) – High winds will buffet the Southland from this afternoon through early Wednesday, creating perilous conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains, the Antelope Valley, ocean waters and along the coast, where minor flooding is […]


Audit shows slow progress on L.A. emergency preparedness

(CNS) – Four years after the city was warned about its flagging emergency preparedness, only modest progress has been made toward developing a comprehensive disaster response plan, according to an audit released today by City […]




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