heat wave

A wild fire burns toward a Aviara Oaks Middle School Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif.  (AP Photo)

9 wildfires burn across San Diego County

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) – San Diego County officials say there are nine wildfires burning in the region covering more than 14 square miles. At a Wednesday night news conference, fire and emergency officials said the […]

05/15/2014

A kite flies past a couple on Crown Memorial Beach, May 12, 2014, in Alameda, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Please conserve energy during heat wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With a heat wave peaking, Southern California Edison officials urged people to conserve electricity to help avoid an outage. Although the utility anticipates an adequate supply of electricity, the increased demand […]

05/14/2014

A fire fighter watches the fast moving Miguelito Fire along San Miguelito Rd Tuesday May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Santa Maria Times, Daniel Dreifuss)

Fire breaks out at Camp Pendleton base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Weather conditions that at least temporarily calmed allowed firefighters to gain ground early Wednesday on a pair of wildfires that forced thousands of residents to leave their homes. But a separate […]

05/14/2014

Fire retardant falls over the hills to protect homes in Lompoc and to help control the fast moving Miguelito Fire Tuesday May 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Santa Maria Times, Daniel Dreifuss)

California firefighters gain ground on wildfires (PHOTOS)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Weather conditions that at least temporarily calmed allowed firefighters to gain ground early Wednesday on a pair of wildfires that forced thousands of residents to leave their homes. Evacuation orders were […]

05/14/2014

Cooling Center list courtesy of The Los Angeles County Operational Area (lacoa.oeg)

Cooling centers open around LA County during heat wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Cooling centers and outdoor “splash pads” were open today throughout Los Angeles County to help residents beat the heat. A map of the county’s 94 cooling centers and 12 splash pads […]

05/14/2014

A helicopter attacks a wild fire burning  Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo)

Officials urge Angelinos to prepare for possibly worst fire season ever

AZUSA (CNS) – California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones joined fire officials in Azusa today to urged homeowners to be prepared for what could be one of California’s worst fire seasons on record. Due to […]

05/13/2014

Thijs Talluto, 3, of Los Angeles, plays in a fountain at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut )

Locate the LA County cooling centers here

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County cooling centers and outdoor “splash pads” were open today to help residents beat the heat. A map of the county’s 94 cooling centers and 12 splash pads or […]

05/13/2014

(AP Photo)

Fires erupt amid California heat wave

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wildfires destroyed a home and forced the evacuation of several others Tuesday in California as a high-pressure system brought unseasonable heat and gusty winds to a parched state that should be […]

05/13/2014

A little girl enjoys the warm weather at Venice Beach.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

California heat wave building

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unseasonable spring heat wave is building in California under the influence of a high pressure system that is sending air rushing toward the coast and offshore. Forecasters warn of record […]

05/13/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

An emergency room doctor reminds us to stay cool in the heat

Temperatures are forecast for the 90s in much of the Southland today. It’s important to take this heat wave seriously. Phil and Penny discussed ways to stay safe in the heat with Dr. Steven Jones, Director of Emergency […]

05/13/2014

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