UC Davis and Sacramento State cancel classes because of poor air quality
Classes at UC Davis and Sacramento State Univesrity have been cancelled Tuesday because of poor air quality from the Camp fire, which has burned 117,000 acres in Butte County. UC Davis campus officials wrote on Twitter that the campus will remain open, but classes will not be in session. Sacrame...
Here's where the Woolsey fire burned through the hills of Southern California
One of the largest fires to hit L.A. County has torn through nearly 150 square miles and left a burn scar from Bell Canyon to the Pacific Ocean. New satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe shows the extent of the Woolsey Fire, which continues to burn through Southern California. Two people have died in the fire, which has destroyed at least 435 structures and grown to 96,314 acres. The fire is 35% contained, but firefighters are continuing to battle new hot spots to prevent it from growing further.
Why California fires seem like they’re getting worse: A visual guide
It’s not deja vu. The fall of 2017 shaped up to be one of California’s worst fire seasons and 2018 continues the trend – the Camp fire now ties with the deadliest fire in history. Here are the essential facts we’ve reported on about why fires seem to be getting worse:
228 people still missing in Paradise as grim search for victims continues
The grim search for more victims of the Paradise fire will continue today. The fire has already claimed 29 lives. But the number could continue to grow. On Sunday, authorities said, there were 228 people whose whereabouts were unknown. The search has been hampered by the active fire still burning.
An illustrated tribute to Stan Lee and his career
Stan Lee, a giant in the comic book industry, died November 12, 2018. The complex and once-reluctant writer worked closely and frequently fought with his artistic collaborators. Together, they developed characters that battled inner demons as frequently as they battled villains, and transformed comics with some of the world’s most recognizable super heroes.
An L.A. hero of World War II returns home
Phillip Rosenkrantz's uncle Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz, a World War II paratrooper in the Army, was on patrol and killed by German forces during a counterattack in 1944. His remains were identified this year and were brought back to California to be buried with his family at Riverside National...