Rain Eases Fire Restrictions In Los Padres National ForestEnough rain has fallen in the vast Los Padres National Forest to allow easing of fire restrictions.
Wind, Dry Lightning Forecast Heightens Threat Of Brush Fires Gusty winds, low humidity and the possibility of dry lightning are increasing the threat of wildfires in Southern California, forecasters said Monday.
Cooler Weather Helps Shift Sherpa Firefight From Containment To ControlAs the San Gabriel Complex fire continues to burn in Azusa and Duarte, fire officials managing the Sherpa Fire near Santa Barbara say they are shifting from containment to fire control.
Crews Locate Missing Off-Roader In California ForestAuthorities say an off-roader whose motorcycle broke down was found safe after spending a cold night in Los Padres National Forest.
Crews Search For Missing Dirt Biker In Los Padres National ForestAuthorities on Monday evening were searching for an off-roader believed to be lost in the Los Padres National Forest.
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.