Los Padres National Forest

(AP Photo)

‘Grand Fire’ burns 3,000 acres in Calif. national forest

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) — Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are helping hundreds of firefighters combat a 3,000-acre wildfire, named the “Grand Fire,” that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest. The […]

05/16/2013

(AP Photo)

UPDATE: Frazier Park fire burns 750 acres in Kern County

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are using heavy aerial artillery against a fast-moving brush fire in an effort to keep it from getting into Los Padres National Forest. Kern County fire spokesman Corey Wilford […]

05/15/2013

(AP Photo)

Frazier Park fire burns 400 acres in Kern County

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are using heavy aerial artillery against a fast-moving brush fire in an effort to keep it from getting into Los Padres National Forest. Kern County fire spokesman Corey Wilford […]

05/15/2013

Group says fracking used near Central Cal forest

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) – An environmental group says wells near a Central California forest are using fracking, an oil and gas extraction method that some fear can contaminate groundwater. Los Padres ForestWatch says hydraulic fracturing […]

10/08/2012

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