Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner's Death Confirmed, Ruled AccidentalA California medical examiner's office has confirmed that Oscar-winning composer James Horner was the pilot killed in a plane crash this week, and the death has been ruled an accident.
Report: Firefighter Who Died On Backpacking Trip Had Alcohol, Drug In His SystemHerdman's disappearance set off a two-week search in the Los Padres National Forest.
Crews Find Missing Firefighter Dead Near FillmoreA search for a firefighter ended in tragedy Friday when Ventura County crews found 36-year-old Michael Herdman dead, two weeks after he went missing in the Los Padres National Forest.
Missing Firefighter's Dog Found Near FillmoreEfforts will be scaled back Sunday night in the search for a missing off-duty firefighter in the rugged terrain of the Los Padres National Forest.
5 Hurt In Ongoing Search For Firefighter Near FillmoreThe incredibly-rugged Sespe Wilderness near Fillmore is where volunteers and search crews are looking for a 36-year-old firefighter last seen eight days ago.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Los AngelesHere are five backpacking trips worthy of a short road trip from downtown that feel as if these distinctive destinations are much further away from the fray.
Brush Fire Burns 20-Acres In Los Padres National ForestA brush fire has burned 20-acres in the Lockwood Valley area of the Los Padres National Forest.
Fire Near Los Padres National Forest Triggers Camp EvacuationsCampgrounds remain evacuated as crews battle a wildfire that's burning through dry brush around an off-road recreation area north of Los Angeles.
Heat, Wind And New Fire Danger Warning In LA AreaHot, dry and windy conditions in Southern California have spurred forecasters to extend a red flag warning of high fire danger for another 24 hours.