| Aug 28, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a stone-finishing business in Ramona Saturday, Cal Fire officials said.
The blaze broke out just after noon in the 600 block of Elm Street, near Cedar Street, according to Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:04 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A pair of wildfires scorched parts of San Diego County Monday. One of the fires near Pala is still burning while a second outside Ramona was put out just before reaching a large community.
An evacuation advisory was issued Monday for...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 5:09 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Three unrelated brush fires ravaged Southern California Monday, two of which prompted evacuations.
An evacuation advisory was issued Monday for residents in the Pala area, where a fire that had broken out for unknown reasons...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:01 PM
PALA, Calif. - Firefighters gained significant control Tuesday over the 350 acre Pala Fire with the help of morning marine layer.
As of Tuesday morning, fire crews had 60 percent containment on the fire, authorities said.
"Morning marine layer is...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:31 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A 24-year-old Navy SEAL was recuperating Thursday after becoming weak and dehydrated and getting lost while training in the Laguna Mountains, authorities said.
Cal Fire, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and San Diego fire- rescue...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:02 AM
CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. -- A scenic but rugged East County wilderness area closed to the public last summer after a teenage boy fell to his death from a rocky cliff will remain off-limits to hikers and mountain-bikers until next spring to...
| May 26, 2011
| 2:21 PM
LAKESIDE, Calif. -- It took ground and airborne crews roughly a half-hour today to subdue a wildfire that blackened about five open acres just south of San Vicente Reservoir.
The non-injury blaze erupted for unknown reasons in steep, rugged terrain...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:54 AM
SANTA YSABEL, Calif. -- Four people, including two children, were killed and five people injured Tuesday in a head-on collision west of Santa Ysabel.
A 33-year-old San Diego woman was driving a Honda Odyssey with a 67-year-old female passenger and six...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:00 PM
BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. - A Mira Mesa cardiologist was identified Sunday as the pilot killed as he attempted to bail out of a crashing airplane, and his parachute malfunctioned near the Borrego Valley Airport.
Reinaldo Walter Beyer, 58, of Del Mar was...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Firefighters stopped a wildfire near the mountain town of Julian from spreading Friday afternoon, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said Friday.
The fire began at Wynola Road and Farmers Road at about 1:15 p.m. and was apparently sparked by a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:49 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Authorities found a dead man Monday in the rubble of a home gutted by a 2,000-acre Shockey Fire that has destroyed at least 20 residences, damaged 15 others and forced scores of evacuations, according to Cal Fire.
Deputies and firefighters...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:33 PM
The developers of Banning Ranch won approval from the Newport Beach City Council on Monday night after hours of protests and a surprise announcement of an anonymous donation to the land conservancy.
In a 6-0 vote, the council approved 1,375 homes, a...