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  • Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey

    Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey
    The scorched landscape, burned bare of any signs of life, stretched over 250 square miles. Nothing but charred land dotted with remnants of burnt trees could be seen. The devastated terrain was the result of the Station fire, Los Angeles County's largest-ever wild conflagration, which raged through the Angeles National Forest in August of 2009. Two firefighters were killed, scores of homes were destroyed, and all plant and animal life seemingly was eradicated by the fire's fury.
  • Sharp fire: Blaze in steep Angeles National Forest terrain grows to 100 acres

      The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood has now covered 100 acres, but firefighters have been able to make some headway as the fireline moves southeast away from the town. The Sharp fire had already doubled in size to 60 acres...

    Video: Sharp fire now 40% contained in Angeles National Forest, two firefighters hurt

    The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest has grown to 150 acres, but firefighters, aided now by five water-dropping helicopters, have been able to increase containment to 40%. Two firefighters, meanwhile, were treated at a local hospital after one...

    Antonovich presses Forest Service to allow night flights

    Antonovich presses Forest Service to allow night flights
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich is the latest elected official to urge the U.S. Forest Service to lift its ban on nighttime aerial firefighting.  The 2009 Station fire, which scorched areas of the Angeles National Forest, could have been...

    City has its own bear to cross

    City has its own bear to cross
    He's no Meatball, but La Caņada Flintridge's own bear — not nearly as famous as his relative from Glendale — made at least his second appearance this week on Pomander Place. On Thursday a gardener working at the home of Mark and Dee...