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2008-07-11 06:00:24

By Laura Bly Even as more than 300 uncontained wildfires burn across Northern and Central California and a storied stretch of the Big Sur coast probably will stay off-limits to visitors through early next week, the state's tourism industry is scrambling to reassure vacationers that most hotels, attractions and campgrounds are open and unaffected.

2008-07-06 12:00:14

The entire coastal town is ordered to clear out. BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities ordered the remaining residents of this scenic coastal community to leave Wednesday because an out-of-control wildfire, one of hundreds in California, had jumped a fire line and was threatening more homes.

2008-07-04 00:00:13

By The Associated Press BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) - Authorities ordered the remaining residents of this scenic coastal community to leave Wednesday because an out-of-control wildfire, one of hundreds in California, had jumped a fire line and was threatening more homes.

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2008-07-03 00:45:00

Raging wildfires forced the remaining residents of Big Sur, California to leave their homes on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.