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Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Santa Clarita*
A brush fire that has already grown to at least 10 acres is burning in Santa Clarita, according to cbs2.com. "The blaze was burning on Copper Hill and Haskell Canyon," say officials, and some structures are reportedly threatened. Crews are currently on scene "creating a perimeter for structure protection." No information has been made available as of yet regarding evacuations, if necessary, or the cause of the fire.
*UPDATE 4:30 PM: The fire has grown to 25 acres, and evacuations have been ordered as the blaze threatens homes in the Brookview Terrace area [cbs2].
8:05 PM: A 14-year-old boy has been charged with arson. He said he accidentally set the fire while smoking pot. More info here.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.