Santa Ana winds

A firefighter battles a wildfire on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Cabazon, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Silver Fire spreads, threatening hundreds of homes

CABAZON, Calif. (AP) — Susana Medrano stood in her front yard, mesmerized by the orange and red flames creeping along the wind-swept mountain ridge behind her home, and struggled to leave. Her children sat in […]

08/09/2013

Farm workers pick crops with Springs Fire in background. (AP Photo)

Springs wildfire grows to 43 square miles

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — It’s big and unruly, but a wildfire about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles that scorched 43 square miles hasn’t destroyed any homes. Fifteen structures have been damaged. It broke out […]

05/03/2013

A bulldozer clears a firebreak near a wildfire burning along a hillside, Thousand Oaks, California. (AP Photo)

New evacuation ordered for Springs wildfire

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters battling a huge Southern California wildfire have ordered new evacuations in a neighborhood overlooking canyons where flames are surging. The Ventura County Fire Department called Friday for residents to immediately […]

05/03/2013

A bulldozer clears a firebreak near a wildfire burning along a hillside, Thousand Oaks, California. (AP Photo)

Winds ease but Ventura County wildfire threat remains

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana winds that sent a Southern California wildfire barreling to the sea have died but flames are still running through coastal canyons, threatening scattered homes and wilderness. Large-scale evacuations were […]

05/03/2013

(AP Photo)

Fire forces evacuation of campus, homes in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds raged along the fringes of Southern California communities on Thursday, forcing evacuation of homes and a university while setting recreational vehicles ablaze. The […]

05/02/2013

Wildfire erupts in windy SoCal

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire near Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County has grown to 200 acres amid Santa Ana wind conditions and some evacuations have been ordered. U.S. Forest Service dispatcher Elizabeth […]

11/05/2012

Santa Anas bring fire warning to SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters were on alert Friday as hot, dry Santa Ana winds brought a second day of high fire danger to Southern California. No problems were reported, but the National Weather Service […]

10/26/2012

High winds bring red flag warnings in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California has survived a windy night and now it’s facing a gustier threat from Santa Ana winds. The National Weather Service says northerly winds gusting to 40 mph in places […]

10/25/2012

Response to Pasadena wind storms under fire

A local congressman held a panel discussion Thursday to find out why relief efforts took so long following the November windstorms. The windstorms knocked out power for more than 340,000 residents and caused millions of […]

01/13/2012

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