San Bernardino

Big Rig Fire

Rain Calms Southern California Wildfire That Burned 20 Vehicles On Freeway

A wildfire that swept across a busy Southern California freeway, sending people running for their lives, was calmed by rain Saturday, allowing some crews to be shifted to another blaze that forced hundreds of campers to evacuate.


Freeway Inferno

Wildfire Sweeps Across Interstate 15 In Southern California, Cars Burned

About 3,500 acres were burned and 20 cars were destroyed by a fast-moving grass fire on both sides of the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County on Friday.


Big Bear Wildfire

Wildfires Burning East Of LA And Near Yosemite Burn Thousands Of Acres

Thousands of acres of forest land in California were ablaze Friday as wildfires continued to expand near Yosemite and in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles.


NOAA tsunami detection buoy used to detect pending wave action in the open ocean, giving scientists the data they need to determine whether to evacuate coastal areas. (NOAA)

Ventura Earthquake Fault Puts California At Risk For Destructive Tsunami

Officials are considering revising tsunami hazard maps after researchers found the Ventura fault line in Southern California is much more dangerous than previously believed.


New Year's Eve (Photo credit by FuncheapSF)

Police: Homeless Watch Child While Mom Partied On New Year’s Eve

A California mom is arrested, accused of leaving son with homeless friends while she celebrated New Year’s.



Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For California

Cities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.