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Lookout Fire Forces Mandatory Evacuations Near Santa Barbara

Mandatory evacuations were ordered on Wednesday as a vegetation fire threatened homes in the Painted Cave area of Santa Barbara.


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Distressed Homeowners, Buyers Line Up For NACA Workshop

Thousands of homeowners waited in long lines at the Convention Center on Friday in an effort to keep their homes – or buy one.


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World’s 3rd Wealthiest Person Continues To Buy Up Malibu

Computer multi-billionaire Larry Ellison, who just bought a Hawaiian Island, has obtained his 11th property in Malibu, it was reported Saturday.


Pictures of a fire that has broken out in Laguna beach. First responders have acted quickly to avoid damage to nearby homes. (credit: D.S./UGC/CBS)

Brush Fire In Laguna Beach Prompts Voluntary Evacuations

A brush fire burning in south Laguna Beach has prompted voluntary evacuations in the area.


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The Getty Brush Fire 40 Percent Contained

Firefighters were battling a 70-acre brush fire near the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass Friday afternoon, as temperatures soared between 95 to 100 degrees.

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1 Injured, 3 Houses Damaged After Tree Falls In Fillmore

At least one person was injured Monday morning when a large tree fell on three homes and a garage in Fillmore.

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Audit: Caltrans Mismanaged 710 Freeway Extension Homes

A state audit accuses Caltrans of wasting millions of dollars in its management of a series of state-owned homes along the proposed 710 Freeway extension route in Southern California.

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Homes Threatened After Fire Breaks Out In Wildomar

Firefighters were responding after the blaze was reported around 12:55 p.m. at the intersection of Wesley Street and Grand Avenue.


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Probe Continues Into Cause Of Fire In City Of San Bernardino

Authorities on Saturday continued to investigate the cause of a brush fire in the city of San Bernardino.


This photo of a dilapidated property at 10334 South Juniper Street was among several pieces of evidence in a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich against U.S. Bank. (credit: CBS)

City Attorney Sues US Bank For Alleged Blight, Illegal Evictions

City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has filed a lawsuit against on the nation’s biggest banks over alleged illegal eviction and maintenance practices.


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150 Homes Evacuated As San Diego County Wildfire Grows

A brush fire that forced residents in eastern San Diego County to evacuate 150 homes grew to 800 acres on Monday.


Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney perform at the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards April 2012. The country superstars are touring together this summer. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Entertainment)

Country Superstar Tim McGraw To Give Away 25 Mortgage-Free Homes To Veterans

Tim McGraw will be saluting veterans in a big way while on tour this summer.


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Police: Gangs May Be Behind Daytime Break-Ins At Luxury Glendale Homes

Street gangs from South L..A. may be behind series of daytime burglaries in Glendale, police said Friday.


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Suspect In Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Arrested After Rooftop Standoff

SWAT officers arrested a suspect who ran onto the roof of a Westwood home after a short vehicle pursuit Thursday. Police reportedly used a non-lethal shot to take him down.

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Police: Glendale Burglaries More Than Tripled Over New Year’s Day Weekend

A dozen separate burglaries were reported over the weekend of January 1, police said Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/04/2012