National Forest, Park Free Passes Expanded To Include 5th Grade StudentsThe program typically gives fourth-grade students and their families fee-free access to more than 2,000 national forests, parks and grasslands across the country. But many families canceled trips and vacations, and many national parks closed when COVID-19 struck in the spring.
US Forest Service Temporarily Closes SoCal National Forests Over Fire DangerThe closures and restrictions went into effect at 5 p.m. Monday will be evaluated on a daily basis, forest officials said.
Cooler Temperatures, Higher Humidity Help Firefighters Battle Holy FireSince the wildfire broke out last Monday in Orange County, it has scorched 22,714 acres and is 52 percent contained as of Monday morning.
Crews Make Progress Against Arson-Sparked Holy FireMandatory evacuations were lifted Saturday for the communities of Horsethief, McVicker Canyon and Rice Canyon.
Homes Threatened By Holy Fire; Thousands Forced To EvacuateThousands are under evacuation orders as flames from the Holy Fire race towards homes in the Lake Elsinore area.
Man Arrested On Arson In Growing Holy Fire, More Evacuations IssuedLess than 450 personnel were assigned to the Holy Fire Wednesday. Officials are hoping to double that number soon.
Stubborn Holy Fire Posing Major ChallengesThere is only two percent containment on the 4,000-acre wildfire burning in the Cleveland National Forest.
Holy Fire: Brush Fire Burns 4,000 Acres In Cleveland National Forest; 2 Firefighters InjuredA brush fire Monday tore through an area of the Cleveland National Forest that officials estimated hadn't burned in nearly four decades.
Rock Climber In California Plunges 200 Feet To Her DeathAuthorities say a woman plunged to her death while rock climbing by a waterfall in Southern California.
Residents Evacuated By Wildomar Fire Allowed To ReturnAfter roughly 200 homes were evacuated, residents in the Wildomar and La Cresta areas in Riverside County have been allowed to go back home.
Missing Woman Found Dead Off Ortega Highway Died Of Massive Drug Overdose, Not HomicideA 27-year-old Laguna Hills woman who went missing and was later found dead off Ortega Highway near San Juan Capistrano died from a drug overdose, and she is not believed to be a homicide victim, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
Hiker Stable After Missing For 3 Days In Cleveland National ForestA hiker who had been missing in the Cleveland National Forest since Sunday was found on Wednesday, dehydrated and disoriented, but alive.
Fingerprint Comparisons Confirm Identity In Autopsy Of Missing OC WomanAuthorities Thursday confirmed the identity of a missing 28-year-old woman whose body was located in the Cleveland National Forest through fingerprint comparisons.
Autopsy Performed On Missing OC Woman Shows No Obvious Signs Of TraumaAn autopsy was being performed Wednesday on a decomposed body found in the Cleveland National Forest.
2 Missing Hikers Found Near Cleveland National Forest In CoronaSheriff's officials said two missing hikers who were last seen Tuesday afternoon near the Cleveland National Forest have been found safe.