Prosectors Release Incidents Serial Arsonist Believed Committed

Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office charges Joesph Burchett with 17 counts of arson. By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles County Prosecutors have released the dates...

SMa.r.t. Column: Burning Lessons

It is too early to capture all the valuable lessons of the November 8 Woolsey Fire, but it has a depressing familiarity. Before full...

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against SoCal Edison for Negligence in Woolsey Fire

Fire at 96 percent containment as lawsuit filed.  By Sam Catanzaro Nearly 20 people impacted by the destructive Woolsey Fire are the first to sue Southern...

Residents Displaced by Woolsey Fire Begin Returning Home, Prepare for Rain

95 percent containment, nearly 100,000 acres burned.  By Sam Catanzaro Over eleven days of destruction, firefighters have nearly contained the Woolsey Fire, which has burned through almost...

Earth, Wind, Fire…and Less Water

The recent fires along California's coast have been unusually destructive this year. Many lives were lost, along with many square miles of forest burned,...

Woolsey Fire Burns Through Nearly 100,000 Acres

47 percent containment as parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties still in danger.  By Sam Catanzaro Over a devastating week of destruction, the Woolsey Fire...

Santa Monica Apartment Fire Displaces One Resident

Northside apartment unit catches fire Sunday morning.  By Sam Catanzaro Early Sunday morning a unit within a two-story apartment building on the Northside of Santa Monica...

Woolsey Fire at 10 Percent Containment, More Than 170 Homes Destroyed

Topanga, Malibu under mandatory evacuation.   By Sam Catanzaro As the Woolsey Fire burns through over 80,000 acres of Los Angeles and Ventura counties and destroying at...

Malibu, Topanga Canyon Under Mandatory Evacuation, St. Monica’s Opens Shelter

Over 35,000 acres burned, zero percent contained.  By Sam Catanzaro  As the Woolsey Fire continues to rage, burning over 35,000 acres of land and continuing to...
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Sand Fire Smoke:

On Saturday morning, Santa Monica residents exited their homes and were shocked to discover ash raining from the sky, and a large black cloud...