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PolitiCalOne of the most devastating blazes in California history has led to the country's largest-ever settlement in a wildfire case, and federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that they reached a $122.5 million settlement for a fire that torched 65,000 acres in...
Google has acquired Wildfire, a marketing start-up that uses social media to connect brands with consumers. Created four years ago, Wildfire says its vision is "to change the way the world markets." The platform enables brands to manage their pages,...
With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
Tags: John McCain, Armed Forces, Adam Schiff, Ken Calvert, Judy Chu
Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
CNNNOBLE, Okla. -- Christopher Carlson sprang into action when smoke and embers ushered a fire that threatened to envelop his Noble, Oklahoma, home. After taking his 12-year-old stepson to safety, Carlson raced against time to assist neighbors and try to...
Founded in 1974 by the father-and-son team of Charley and Ron Woodsby, Talk of the Town Restaurants has 11 eateries, which include Charley's Steakhouse, Vito's Chop House, FishBones, MoonFish, Texas Cattle Co., Johnnie's Hideaway — and now Charley's...
KTLA NewsBEAUMONT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A fast-moving brush fire that burned about 2,200 acres south of Beaumont is now fully controlled, fire officials said Tuesday morning. They said they expect the blaze to be completely contained by 6 p.m. Tuesday. The fire...
L.A. NOWThe wildfire was reported just before 1 p.m. in the community of Aquanga, near Buck Road and Lewis Valley Road, and doubled in size in an hour....
L.A. NOWFire crews battling a Riverside County wildfire that has burned more than 3,000 acres made slight progress overnight, and the blaze is now 15% contained, authorities said....
Remember those huge wildfires around Easter this year? Now the Department of Forestry says one that burned more than 15 thousand acres was intentionally set. The Rich Hole wildfire started around April 9th. It burned near the Rockbridge-Alleghany...
Tags: Forestry and Timber
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs officials said Thursday that hundreds of homes have been destroyed by a raging wildfire that has encroached on the state’s second-largest city and threatened the U.S. Air Force Academy. Mayor...
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