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Southern California Fires

Firefighter Posts Selfie After Battling Blaze, Gets Thousands Of Grateful Messages On Viral Pic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

It's midday. Smoke drifts around you and your exhausted fellow firefighters. You snap a quick picture of yourself to let your wife and three kids know...

A Clockwork Apocalypse: The Southern California Wildfire

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

Can we change our land-use patterns and fire-safety behavior to avoid tragic deaths and property loss during these wildfires, and reduce the millions of dollars spent fighting them?

It's Not Just You: California Wildfires Turn Cranky

Beth Lapides | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Lapides

Yesterday, just as we were peaking the cranky meter, Mike Dietrich, the U.S. Forest Service incident commander, said the California Station Fire had turned from "angry" to "cranky."

What Dangerous Particles Did LA Residents Breathe During The Fires?

LA Times | Bettina Boxall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Los Angeles times reports on some Californians' worst fears -- that the wildfires put something bad in the air: It was full of tiny particles -- ...