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Station Fire Prompts Evacuation of 500 Homes in La Canada Flintridge, Evacuation Center Set Up
The Station Fire in the National Angeles Forest has prompted the evacuation of 500 homes, Forest Service officials said tonight. Affected residences include those north of Vista del Valle Road and East of La Canada Blvd. (map), said fire spokesperson Rachel Mailo. The evacuation area is also extending into the La Canada Country Club area (map).
The evacuation center is located at Crescenta Valley High School at 2900 Community Avenue in La Crescenta.
The fire began Wednesday afternoon and has now burned around 500 acres with containment at 10 percent. Earlier today, the fire was spreading into the forest, but winds tonight shifted it southward towards the city.
A young black bear, dubbed BB-12, was captured and collared last month in the western portion of the Santa Monica Mountains.
California's Groundbreaking Clean Fuel Laws Mean Big Changes For Polluting Trucks And Trains. Why It MattersThe rules passed by the state Air Resources Board are the first of their kind — anywhere — and will likely have ripple effects, particularly in Southern California communities that have some of the dirtiest air in the nation.
It's partly because the sun’s approaching solar maximum.
An onslaught of velella velella washed up on shore this weekend on Southern California beaches. The blue jellyfish-like creatures were swept by the winds of California's recent storms.
Who knows when we'll see such vibrance again in this recently drought-choked land?
It's glorious grunion run season, which means thousands of small, silver fish take to California beaches to mate.