Fate Of Endangered California Condors Unknown After Wildfires Destroy Sanctuary In Big SurA California wildfire has destroyed a sanctuary for the endangered California condor and the fates of several condors, including a chick, remain unknown.
Pilot Survives After Plane Crashes In Dense Forest Near Santa BarbaraAuthorities have rescued a 31-year-old pilot after his small plane crashed in a remote area of Los Padres National Forest, northeast of Santa Barbara.
Raging Wildfire Threatening 120 Homes In Monterey CountyA wildfire that started Saturday in Monterey County and spread to the Los Padres National Forest grew very little in size Sunday, a spokeswoman for the Los Padres National Forest said.
NorCal Hiker Missing Since Last Weekend In Los Padres National ForestAuthorities have been searching since last weekend for a 55-year-old hiker who went missing in the Ventana Wildnerness in Los Padres National Forest, Monterey County sheriff's officials said Wednesday.
Forest Service To Meet Thursday With Those Affected By Big Sur FireThe U.S. Forest Service Wednesday announced plans to hold a meeting in the Big Sur area of Monterey County on Thursday for people affected by a forest fire that damaged 34 homes before it was contained last Friday.
Pfeiffer Fire Near Big Sur 20 Percent ContainedAn unusual late fall wildfire fueled by drought conditions destroyed 15 homes and forced about 100 people to flee the forested mountains of the scenic Big Sur region overlooking the Pacific.
Big Sur Wildfire Destroys 15 Homes, Nearly 100 EvacuatedA wildfire burning Monday in the Big Sur area of California destroyed at least 15 homes and forced about 100 people to evacuate as it chewed through dry vegetation on its way toward the ocean.