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San Diego Wildfires

Billionaire Starts Fund For Victims Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green

In light of the devastating wildfires in California, hedge fund billionaire and climate change activist Tom Steyer is launching a new fund to aid vict...

This Is What It Looks Like When A Wildfire Threatens Your Home

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green

A scourge of wildfires tore through California's San Diego County earlier this month, scorching more than 27,000 acres and forcing thousands from thei...

This Is What It Looks Like When San Diego Goes Up In Flames

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz and Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.16.2014 | Green

Severe wildfires have torn through more than 10,000 acres of San Diego County for four days, forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee their home...

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If You Thought The California Drought Was Over, You Were Very Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green

For a few days last month, it rained in San Francisco. Residents across the city cheered a welcomed respite from a drought that has crippled Californi...

Marines Fight California Wildfires as Thousands Are Displaced From Blaze

Amanda Saunders | Posted 07.16.2014 | Los Angeles
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A brush fire which started aboard Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook at approximately 9:45 a.m. yesterday has required local military personnel and famil...

Sheriff Investigating Arson As Potential Cause Of California Wildfires

AP | Posted 05.15.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County sheriff says arson will be among the many possibilities investigators will look at in trying to determine what...

Fire Evacuees Find Wellness Volunteers Eager To Help

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Evacuees from the fires in California are getting some unconventional assistance. It may well be that "only in California" would you see people offeri...

SoCal Fires Flame Cable Networks' Ratings

TV Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the flames are put out, the winds die down and the federal money comes in, the cable networks are adding up the ratings from their coverage of the ...

SoCal Wildfire Losses Top $1 Billion

AP | Gillian Flaccus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The devastating wildfires in Southern California have caused at least $1 billion in damage in San Diego County alone, officials said Wednesday, while ...

California Fires Bring Serious Health Hazards

Huffington Post | E.A. Hanks & Patrick Waldo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Whatever is floating around in the air of Southern California has to be about as good for people's lungs as swallowing tar would be for your digestive...

Bush Working To Make California Disaster The "Anti-Katrina"

New York Times | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was not quite 2:30 a.m. in Washington on Tuesday when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California asked President Bush to declare an emergency because...

Orange County Fire Chief: "Had We Had More Air Resources, We Would Have Been Able To Control This Fire,"

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"If the weather cooperates, maybe we can turn the tide," he said. Crews were anticipating an injection of additional firefighters and equipment from ...

US Airways Waives Fees For SoCal Travelers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

US Airways is waiving some fees for customers traveling to or from Southern California who need to change their flights because of the wildfires. The...

Economists: SoCal Will Survive With Little Long-Term Damage

Los Angeles Times | Peter Y. Hong, Andrea Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite the destruction of more than 1,600 homes and buildings, massive evacuations and widespread business closures, Southern California's vast, dive...

"SuperKatrina": Newscasts Converge on San Diego For Fire Coverage

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As previously mentioned, all three nightly newscasts originated live from the scene of California's devastating forest fires tonight as Katie Couric, ...