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The North Fire burned through brush in Baldy Mesa July 18, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Wildfires Continue To Burn In San Bernardino Mountains Despite Heavy Rainfall

The North Fire had scorched 3,500 acres around the Cajon Pass and was 60 percent contained as of 8 a.m. Sunday. To the west, the Pine Fire, near Wrightwood, burned 200 acres and was 35 percent contained.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2015

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Fecal Bacteria Found At Swimming Holes In Santa Monica Mountains

Two local swimming spots in the Santa Monica Mountains could pose a public health risk, according to a new study.

06/23/2015

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Piano Spotted Atop Topanga Lookout In Santa Monica Mountains

Turns out the hills of Los Angeles are alive with the sound of music – sort of.

03/26/2015

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Groups Donate $3.5M For San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Charities announced Thursday that they will donate $3.5 million to spruce up a vast new national monument in the mountains near Los Angeles.

10/09/2014

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Hesperia Lawmaker To Protest San Gabriel Mountains ‘Land Grab’

A Southern California lawmaker is set to protest what he says is a “federal land grab” by the Obama Administration.

10/06/2014

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Monrovia Official Wary Of National Monument Plan For San Gabriel Mountains

A Monrovia city official Tuesday voiced his opposition to a plan to declare the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument.

08/26/2014

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (July 5)

Expect some warm temperatures Saturday.

07/05/2014

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Pilot, Passenger Survive Glider Crash In Wrightwood Area

The glider came down in a remote mountainous area, officials said.

03/15/2014

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9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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California Welcomes Much-Needed Rain, Snow As Drought Continues

Southern California experienced scattered showers early Thursday.

02/06/2014

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Skiers, Snowboarders Rush To Slopes As Snow Falls In Local Mountains

Amid a dry winter in Southern California, fresh snow is spreading optimism in the local mountain communities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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High Fire, Wind Warnings Posted For Southern California

Fire and weather officials are urging Southern Californians to heed high fire and wind warnings over the next three days after a third year of especially dry conditions.

01/12/2014

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Mountain Lion Death Renews Calls For Wildlife Corridor Across 101 Freeway

Environmental activists and wildlife experts renewed calls Wednesday for a wildlife corridor under the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills after a young mountain lion was struck and killed.

11/06/2013

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Red Flag Warning Prompts Fire Agencies To Increase Staffing

A Red Flag warning Tuesday prompted local fire agencies to increase staffing in fire-prone areas ahead of anticipated winds and low humidity levels across the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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New Mexico Hunting Trip Ends Up In Double Tragedy For OC Father, Son

A hunting trip to New Mexico ended in a double tragedy for an Orange County family where a father and son both died in separate incidents.

11/02/2013

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