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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Storm brings strong winds; flash floods are possible

     
    A powerful storm moved into Southern California on Friday afternoon, bringing with it winds and the threat of water spouts and lightning. Periods of heavy rain were reported in Orange, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, and officials expected....
  • Strong storm activity is expected through weekend

     
    Southern California drivers slogged through a wet, slow Friday evening commute as the first of two bands of heavy rain moved through the region. The National Weather Service said the storm could bring heavy snow to the mountains, the potential......
  • Heavy rain, winds snarl Southern California commute

     
    The Friday evening commute was being strained by heavy rains throughout Southern California. Numerous accidents were reported on freeways in the region, according to the California Highway Patrol. In San Pedro, the Coast Guard and Los Angeles Fire...
  • 9 ways of looking at earthquakes through literature

     
    David L. Ulin, author of The Myth of Solid Ground, selects 9 iconic books that deal with earthquakes....
  • Gusty winds uproot trees, trigger power outages

     
    Gusty winds blew out of Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, leaving scattered minor damage in canyon and hilly areas. Trees were uprooted and branches torn from trunks in North Hills and Canoga Park and in the Inland Empire area, and......
  • Wind, heat fuel small brush fires; warnings issued for Sunday

     
    Thousands Expected to Participate In Sunday's May Day March and Rally DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tens of thousands are expected to descend upon Downtown Los Angeles streets for Sunday's May Day celebrations calling for immigration reform and workers...
  • This week's on-sales: Epicenter 2011, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and more

     
    Limp Bizkit, Alicia keys and Kings of Leon are among the many acts touring the southland in the coming months....
  • Crews battle 2 Riverside County brush fires

     
    About 60 firefighters were knocking down a 52-acre brush fire in Moreno Valley on Monday afternoon as some crews at the scene were being redeployed to another blaze that broke out near Lake Perris. Crews contained the fire near Moreno......
  • Above-normal temperatures expected across Southern California

     
    Above-normal temperatures across Southern California are expected to last into Friday as high pressure continues in the region, the National Weather Service said. Triple-digit temperatures were recorded Wednesday in some inland areas. In Los Angeles...
  • Warm weather, low relative humidity heightens brush fire concerns

     
    Warm temperatures and low relative humidity were recorded Tuesday across interior areas of Southern California, heightening brush fire concerns, the National Weather Service said....
  • Sundowner winds prompt red flag fire warning in Santa Barbara

     
    A red flag warning has been issued for gusty "sundowner" winds that are expected to blow across Santa Barbara County, increasing the fire threat...
  • Weird weather reported across Southern California

     
    Weird weather continued throughout patches of Southern California Saturday....