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  • Serrano Band struggles to make ends meet Updated at
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:52:24 GMT
    When the Serrano High School's Rattlesnake Regiment flag team takes the field at halftime with the band, the fans clamor at the colorful and spirited performance. But behind the drums, trombones and high flying flags is the school band's booster club singing the blues trying to continually raise money for the program....
  • Mystery rocks hidden in Wrightwood Updated at
    published on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:50 GMT
    As a self-declared “medieval history nerd,” Kevin Overduin said he decided to use the local hills as a classroom of sorts to teach about his favorite subject. “I took a couple rocks from my own property, carved some runes in them, and hid them in the hills of Wrightwood,” Overduin said....
  • Huge Pines Fire Near L.A. Forces Out Campers
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:52:06 GMT
    The Pines Fire, which forced campground evacuations when it broke out near Big Pines in California's Angeles National Forest on Friday night, was 40% contained Sunday and holding at about 200 acres burned, authorities said. MynewsLA.com reported that more than 300 people, including 130 special needs children, were evacuated from campgrounds after the blaze was reported at 9:25 p.m. Friday in the 24500 block of Angeles Crest Highway....
  • North Fire update: 45 percent contained, remains at 3,500 acres
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Three homes, eight outbuildings and 44 vehicles had been destroyed in the community of Baldy Mesa as firefighters continued to battle the 3,500-acre North Fire on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Another 24 customers are without power in the Baldy Mesa area because of damaged infrastructure, which Southern California Edison is working to fix, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department....
  • Drone Grounded Aircraft Battling Wildfire that Overran Calif. Highway
    published on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 19:54:02 GMT
    July 18--Taya Hart grabbed her purse and jumped out of the van. She ran away from the freeway, uphill, her heart beating fast....
  • Assessing the damage in the wake of the North fire
    published on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 03:24:38 GMT
    Richard Raill saw the North fire approach his 5-acre property off El Centro Road from the southeast on Friday afternoon. "I watched it until it got too close, and then I went down the hill," said the 72-year-old Phelan resident as he assessed the damage on Saturday morning....
  • California brush fire forces evacuation of more than 300 campers
    published on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 02:23:50 GMT
    Dozens of children were among more than 300 people evacuated from campgrounds early on Saturday as firefighters battled brush fires burning in Southern California's drought-parched foothills, fire officials said. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened from the fire that broke out at about 9:30 p.m. along the Angeles Crest Highway....
  • Pines Fire In Angeles National Forest Evacuates More Than 300 People
    published on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 01:04:00 GMT
    Over 300 people, including 130 special needs children, were evacuated from campgrounds in the Wrightwood area in Angeles National Forest in the face of a fast-moving wildfire early Saturday. RELATED: North Fire: 44 Vehicles, 3 Homes Burned In Cajon Pass The wildfire, known as the Pine Fire or Pines Fire on social media, was reported at 9:25 p.m. Friday in the 24500 block of North Angeles Crest Highway, and was burning in steep, heavily timbered terrain on the eastern border of Los Angeles County...
  • Residents pitch in at evacuation center Updated at
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 22:16:13 GMT
    As the smoke and flames began to creep up the Cajon Pass and threaten homes on Friday, the American Red Cross announced it had set up an evacuation center at Serrano High School. Phelan resident Cherish Alexander and her family said they had the scare of their lives and were forced to evacuate....
  • North Fire Mandatory Evacuations Remain in Place
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:44:23 GMT
    Smoke billows from a truck on Interstate 15 after a brush fire broke out in Cajon Pass on Friday, July 17, 2015. A day after the destructive North Fire swelled to 3,500 acres in the Cajon Pass setting ablaze homes and cars in its path, mandatory evacuations remained in place for residents of the area....
  • 3 Homes, 44 Vehicles Destroyed In 3500-Acre North Fire In Baldy Mesa
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:07:29 GMT
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  • Pine fire burns more than 125 acres near Wrightwood, prompts campground evacuations
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A wildfire scorched more than 125 acres and forced the evacuation of hundreds of campers from the forest in the San Gabriel Mountains near Wrightwood Friday night, authorities said. The wildfire, labeled the Pine fire, grew well beyond 100 acres in size less than two hours later, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials, who joined San Bernardino County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service firefighters to attack the flames, which were 10 percent contained Saturday morning....
  • Pines fire burns more than 125 acres near Wrightwood, prompts campground evacuations
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Firefighters plan their attack of the Pine Fire at the command post at Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood on Saturday July 18, 2015. A wildfire scorched more than 125 acres and forced the evacuation of hundreds of campers from the forest in the San Gabriel Mountains near Wrightwood Friday night, authorities said....
  • Families find shelter after escaping Cajon Pass blaze
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    A big-rig burns on the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass as a brush fire that has grown to more than 3,500 acres moves toward two mountain communities. A big-rig burns on the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass as a brush fire that has grown to more than 3,500 acres moves toward two mountain communities....
  • Updated: North Fire 5 Percent Contained, 3,500-plus Acres Burned
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 05:20:22 GMT
    In the midst of the busy Friday afternoon traffic to Las Vegas, a fast-moving fire torched 20 cars, damaged 10 others, burned four homes and 3,500 acres in the Cajon Pass, according to a Forest Service official. The fire, for a time, closed both sides of Interstate 15, the main artery to Las Vegas from Southern California....
  • North Fire: Blaze closes I-15, burns 4 structures and 18 vehicles,...
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 05:12:53 GMT
    A 3,500-acre brush fire turned Interstate 15 into a freeway inferno on Friday afternoon, then quickly moved northwest and burned four structures and forced the evacuation of at least 50 homes in nearby Phelan, authorities said. Mandatory evacuations were issued for Baldy Mesa areas east of Sheep Creek Road, north of Highway 138, west of Highway 395 and south of Phelan Road, firefighters said....
  • Homes damaged, evacuations ordered in Baldy Mesa due to North fire
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 03:48:17 GMT
    CAJON PASS >> Officials ordered mandatory evacuations Friday afternoon as a rapidly-growing brush fire ignited cars along the 15 Freeway north of the 138 Freeway and scorched nearby homes as it grew beyond 3,500 acre sin size. U.S. Forest Service officials issued evacuation orders for the Baldy Mesa area, east of Sheep Creek Road, north of the 15 Freeway and south of Phelan Road....
  • Cars, homes destroyed as 3,500-acre North Fire burns Cajon Pass, 15 Freeway
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 02:05:44 GMT
    Firefighters are trying to battle a brush fire in the Cajon Pass that quickly jump to more than 500 acres and has destroyed at least six vehicles. CAJON PASS >> A wildfire ignited near the 15 Freeway on Friday afternoon driven by 20 mph winds quickly spread to 3,500 acres, burned five homes, threatened 50 others and igniting passing vehicles....
  • Cars engulfed in flames 3,500+ acre brush fire in the Cajon Pass
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 01:32:15 GMT
    Two lanes on North Bound side of Cajon pass now open. Southbound lanes remain closed....
  • Flames Moving up 15 Freeway in Cajon Pass
    published on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:28:07 GMT
    The North Fire started at about 2:33 p.m. on Friday July 17 near Interstate 15 north of Highway 138. It is was about 2000 acres in size....