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2008-07-07 18:00:14

By Niesha Lofing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 7--Hundreds of fires continue to burn throughout the state today, scorching acreage and threatening homes and businesses. Firefighters are battling 330 active fires in California.

2008-07-07 15:00:25

By Larry Parsons, The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jul. 6--More firefighters and air support poured into the battle Saturday against the Big Sur wildfire as another growing blaze threatened hundreds of homes near Santa Barbara.

2008-07-07 15:00:25

By AMANDA FEHD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIG SUR, Calif. A pair of out-of-control wildfires roared along California's central coast Friday, chewing through opposite ends of a parched forest and threatening a total of more than 4,500 homes.

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.

2008-07-03 09:00:09

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.

2008-06-28 12:00:24

By Terence Chea Associated Press BIG SUR, Calif. -- Firefighters bulked up their defenses Friday against a wildfire that threatened parts of this storied tourist town and prepared for more lightning strikes that could ignite new fires across northern California.

2008-06-24 09:02:47

By The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jun. 24--A nearly two-week old wildfire in south Monterey County that has burned 57,128 acres has led to voluntary evacuations of residents and campers today.


Latest Los Padres National Forest Reference Libraries

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Los Padres National Forest
2013-11-21 13:26:05

Los Padres National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in central and southern areas of California. The forest holds 1,950,000 acres of public and private land, most of which is accessible to the public. The park is divided into two areas known as the northern division and the main division and it holds a number of designated wilderness areas including Garcia Wilderness, Silver Peak Wilderness, and Dick Smith Wilderness. Visitors must obtain a National Forest Adventure...

Angeles National Forest
2013-10-30 09:52:34

The Angeles National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service can be found in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, southern California, United States. It was established on July 1st of 1908, incorporating the first San Bernardino National Forest and portions of the former Santa Barbara and San Gabriel National Forests. It covers 655,387 acres and is located just north of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles. A small portion extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in...

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