Los Padres National Forest
Herdman’s disappearance set off a two-week search in the Los Padres National Forest.
A 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.
Efforts 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.
The 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.
Here 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.
A brush fire has burned 20-acres in the Lockwood Valley area of the Los Padres National Forest.
Campgrounds remain evacuated as crews battle a wildfire that’s burning through dry brush around an off-road recreation area north of Los Angeles.
Hot, dry and windy conditions in Southern California have spurred forecasters to extend a red flag warning of high fire danger for another 24 hours.