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90 Vehicles Trapped As California Faces Rain, Snow, Mud

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Heavy rain tapered off, skies cleared and residents of the Los Angeles area foothills started returning home Sunday, a day after t...

Angeles Crest Highway Reopens: A Bittersweet Trip Through The Barren San Gabriel Mountains

Lorraine Roe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lorraine Roe

Just three months after the devastating Station fire scorched 160,000 acres in the Angeles National Forest, one of the main roads through the mountains is now open.

Records: Planes Ordered But Canceled In California Fire

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Forest Service summoned several powerful firefighting airplanes in the early stages of the largest wildfire in Los Angele...

Disasters: Where There's Smoke... There's a Silver Lining

Ellen Snortland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Snortland

There's nothing like a good disaster to remind you of your own mortality; stop waiting for "someday." You need to write that book, sing that song, smell those roses, surf that wave

Post-Wildfire Worries: Floods, Damaged Ecosystem

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK and ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — Southern California's huge wildfire has turned nearly a quarter of the 1,000-square-mile Angeles National Forest into a moonscape ...

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?

More HuffPost Readers' Amazing Wildfire Photos

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We've continued to receive amazing photos from readers of the Southern California Wildfires. Check out these incredible photos below. Get HuffPost...

HuffPost Readers' Incredible Wildfire Photos

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Wednesday we asked readers to send in their on the ground photos of the wildfire in Southern California. The photos we received are amazing. Check ...

Arson Caused L.A. Wildfire: U.S. Forest Service

AP | GREG RISLING and RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the giganti...

Single LA fire Consumes One Year's Worth Of Water

news.xinhuanet.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Firefighting aircraft have dropped about 1.7 million gallons of water and nearly 700,000 gallons of fire-retardant chemicals in an effort to put out t...

Living with Fire: Lessons from a Tragedy

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

We shouldn't need horrible brush fires, hurricanes, plane crashes or illness, to feel grateful we are alive.