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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Live review: James Taylor and Carole King at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    James Taylor and Carole King made no effort to disguise their ages Thursday night at the Hollywood Bowl, where the two sixtysomething singers played the first of three dates on their Troubadour Reunion trek. The world tour — which stops......
  • Another dangerous fire season prompts warning from firefighters

     
    With last year's deadly Station fire still in mind, fire officials this week are warning residents who live in foothill communities of another potentially bad fire season, urging them to have a family evacuation plan at the ready. The danger......
  • Firefighters urge vigilance

    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of the dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials on Tuesday warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...
  • Risen from the ashes

    Risen from the ashes
    Members of two organizations hope to create a sense of healing and renewal through art in the aftermath of the Station fire. ART from the Ashes, a collective of more than 40 artists from Glendale, Burbank and across the country, has formed a...
  • People urged to clear brush

    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials last week warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...
  • Looking like a champion

    Looking like a champion
    NEWPORT BEACH — None of the members of the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team could remember a crowd this big. Fans, other student-athletes and parents packed the corridor between the singles and doubles courts Thursday. Others chose to...
  • Mesa Musings: Oh, those Santa Anas

    "There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek...
  • Growing by a Sunset

    Surf City, here they come. Here comes expansion, as tiny Sunset Beach, one of the last unincorporated islands of Orange County, joins the 200,000-resident fold of Huntington Beach. Here comes the culture of one of the Southland's most offbeat...
  • What Brown can do for Tars

    What Brown can do for Tars
    Maybe one day, Maddy Brown will write for a newspaper. The senior at Newport Harbor High wants to be a sportswriter. She is a huge sports fan and she enjoys writing. No one has published Brown's work yet. For now, other journalists will chronicle...
  • Rewriting GCC's history books

    Rewriting GCC's history books
    This is the first of eight editions in which the News-Press looks back at the area's 2010-11 seasons, school by school, before looking ahead at the year to come. Locally, regionally or at the state level, Glendale Community College enjoyed arguably...
  • Earthquakes in literature

    Earthquakes in literature
    Earthquakes are the expression of a living planet, the earth's way of re-inventing itself. But while this knowledge may be consoling in the abstract, it's not very useful in the face of a catastrophe such as the quake and tsunami in Japan. At these times,...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Chasing plants around California

    I am leaving. My belongings are in the car, the route is mapped and the tank is full. As soon as the nursery closes Saturday I'll be gone, the pedal to the metal as we make our way north. We'll drive through the night and get to San Francisco by...