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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • 93-5 'KHY Rock Report

    93-5 'KHY Rock Report
    Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013 ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
  • John D. Silva dies at 92; introduced news helicopter

    John D. Silva dies at 92; introduced news helicopter
    John D. Silva was the chief engineer for KTLA-TV in 1958 when he outfitted a helicopter with a TV camera and changed television news coverage forever. He turned a rented Bell helicopter into the Telecopter, essentially a flying TV studio. The first of...
  • Red flag fire warning issued; lightning, gusty winds possible

     
    A Red flag fire warning has been issued for a large swath of Southern California due to the possibility of lightning and gusty winds in the wake of a heat wave that has dried vegetation, forecasters said Tuesday....
  • SoCal temperatures expected to cool; slight chance of showers seen

     
    A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service....
  • New UC Berkeley chief to get pay raise despite Brown's opposition

     
    Despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, the UC regents on Tuesday gave the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000-–or 11.4%--pay raise over the current campus head and said the extra money would come from private donations, not state...
  • Camarillo fire: 'Be prepared to evacuate,' officials warn residents

    Camarillo fire: 'Be prepared to evacuate,' officials warn residents
    Residents near a 100-acre fire burning along the 101 Freeway in Camarillo should prepare to leave their homes, an official said, but no evacuation orders had been issued as of Thursday morning. “What we’re telling residents is be prepared to...
  • California wildfires: Mandatory evacuations as winds fan Springs fire

    California wildfires: Mandatory evacuations as winds fan Springs fire
    Authorities have ordered evacuations for the Dos Vientos neighborhood of Newbury Park as a brush fire continues to grow along the 101 Freeway. The blaze, dubbed the Springs fire, has scorched 2,000 acres and is being fanned by a strong Santa Ana wind,...
  • Red Flag Warning: Fire Danger from Lightning Strikes, Winds

    Red Flag Warning: Fire Danger from Lightning Strikes, Winds
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A red flag warning, indicating high fire danger, has been lifted for the mountains and deserts of Los Angeles County. A low pressure system initially threatened much of Southern California with scattered thunderstorms, but it has...
  • Slight cool down expected across region, red flag warning remains in effect

    Slight cool down expected across region, red flag warning remains in effect
    A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service. In the tri-city...
  • PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson

    PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson
    James McLure Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star' James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder. McLure's...
  • Heat wave grips Southern California; high surf expected at beaches

     
    A heat wave gripping Southern California will produce near-record triple-digit temperatures in inland areas Tuesday, while large waves and dangerous rip currents are expected at beaches from Ventura to San Diego, forecasters said. The National Weather...
  • Widespread flooding reported across region; Qualcomm Stadium flooded; Corona airport submerged

     
    Southern California was struggling with widespread flooding and scattered mudslides as a seventh straight day of rain pounded the region. The storms trapped residents in cars and homes over a wide area, caused a bridge collapse in San Bernardino County......