Mandatory Evacuation Order For Santa Barbara County Near Wildfire Burn AreasA mandatory evacuation order goes into effect Thursday for parts of Santa Barbara County as a winter storm approaches the coast.
California Spent Nearly $1.8B Fighting Major 2017 WildfiresCalifornia state agencies spent nearly $1.8 billion fighting fierce wildfires that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses last year.
Sonoma County Officials Take A Look At Wildfire Alert And Warning SystemThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will discuss a state report on how the county's alert system functioned during the October wildfires that destroyed 5,300 homes and killed 24 people.
Willie Brown's Song-Writing Daughter Releases Fundraising Tune For Wildfire VictimsThe teenage daughter of former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown has joined forces with a Grammy-winning Bay Area producer to create a fundraising song for the victims of California's devastating wildfires.
Burned Bears Thriving Back In The WildOfficials tracking two bears that were badly burned in the largest wildfire in California history say the animals are settling back into their home in the wild after receiving unusual treatment for their injured paws.
Staggering Losses Of Nearly $12 Billion In California Wildfires Nearly 45,000 insurance claims totaling a staggering $11.79 billion in losses have been filed in California in the wake of devastating wildfires in wine country and Southern California.
Two Arrested For Looting Metal From Wildfire-Ravaged NeighborhoodTwo suspects disguised as clean-up workers have been arrested on suspicion of stealing metal from a residential lot in the Mark West Springs burn area of Sonoma County.
Young Woman Dies In Brother's Arms After Deadly MudslideMark Montgomery and his family returned from a Brazilian vacation only two days before the mudslide that killed him and daughter Caroline came crashing down a hillside into their two-story home.
At Least 4 Children Among Southern California Mudslides VictimsThe oldest victim swept away in a Southern California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. The youngest, 3-year-old Kailly Benitez, was one of four children killed.
Number Of Missing In Montecito Mudslides Jumps To Over 40More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive.
Hopes Of Finding Anyone Alive Dwindle In Mud-Stricken TownMore than two full days after mudslides ravaged this coastal town, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday.
Mudslides Death Toll Climbs To 17; 100 Homes DestroyedAnxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for two dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead.