Almost 200,000 Evacuated From Fourth Day of Raging Southern California Wildfires
Friday, 8 December 2017 The return of the powerful Santa Ana winds fed the Ventura County fire closer to several communities which prompted more evacuations for communities on the coast and inland on Thursday, according to The Los Angeles Times. Officials closed the 101 Freeway according to California Highway Patrol who said there were no open routes between Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Officials also said their first casualty was found on Thursday which was a woman's body that was in a burn area near Ojai. Flames were still raging in Ojai, Carpinteria, and Fillmore on Thursday, with new evacuation orders for the Ojai valley sent via a cellphone alert. Authorities said they were helping residents from five...
An explosion that rocked a Southern California medical office building on Tuesday, killing a woman and injuring three others was the target of an explosive... FOXNews.com - USAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald
An explosion that ripped through a Southern California day spa Tuesday, killing the business owner and injuring two customers, does not appear to have been the... L.A. Times - EuropeAlso reported by •Seattle Times
A federal investigation is focused on whether the owner of a day spa, who died in an explosion in Southern California, was targeted. Ildiko Krajnyak was killed and three others injured in Tuesday's.. Source: CBS News -
While scientists say Tuesday's 4.5 Magnitude earthquake in southern California produced no reports of damage, Dr. Jennifer Andrews of Caltech and Robert Graves of the United States Geological Survey.. Source: Reuters Studio -