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.
Wildfires Prompt Cal Fire To Keep Dozens Of Stations Open In WinterWith wildfires now a constant danger, Cal Fire is opting to keep many more of its stations open during the winter.
Massive Thomas Fire Now Over 90% ContainedFirefighters are close to completing containment lines around the remnants of the huge and costly wildfire that scorched two Southern California counties this month.
Pet Goldfish Lost In North Bay Wildfire Seek OwnerWhat Logan Hertel and his friends found in the wildfire scorched remains of their Northern California neighborhood wasn't a treasured photo album, cherished wedding ring or even a scrawny cat.
Thomas Fire Now Largest in California HistoryThe Thomas fire has burned 273,400 -- 154 acres larger than California's previous fire record holder, the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County that killed 15 people.
All Significant Southern California Wildfire Evacuation Orders LiftedRemaining significant evacuation orders for areas around the smoldering remnants of Southern California's huge wildfire were canceled Thursday after a new round of winds caused little fire activity.
Firefighters Douse Hot Spots As Southern California Winds Whip UpFirefighters doused hot spots Thursday as winds increased that could whip up embers and cause flare-ups at the gigantic wildfire still smoldering northwest of Los Angeles.
Thomas Fire On Course To Become California's Largest-Ever WildfireA huge blaze that has devastated swaths of Southern California is on course to become the largest wildfire in the state's modern history and is expected to burn into January.