Angeles National Forest
Sep 04, 2012 04:15 EDT
Around 700 firefighters are battling a wildfire near Los Angeles that forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists camping over the holiday weekend, officials said.
Sep 04, 2012 00:08 EDT
Around 700 firefighters were battling a wildfire near Los Angeles that forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists camping over the holiday weekend, officials said.
Aug 30, 2012 16:44 EDT
A bear that became an online celebrity has been recaptured after making his way yet again back to Los Angeles -- and this time will get a new life in a "Club Med" for cuddly but dangerous animals.
Jul 15, 2012 23:35 EDT
A bear that became a minor star in Los Angeles, with over 24,000 Twitter followers, was returned to the wild after being found asleep in a tree, officials said.
May 18, 2012 21:02 EDT
American Dave Zabriskie maintained the overall lead while France's Sylvain Georges survived the gruelling mountain terrain to win the sixth stage of the Tour of California Friday.
Oct 25, 2011 15:05 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Employees of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Los Angeles were advised to stay indoors on Tuesday after a 200-pound bear was spotted roaming the campus.
Sep 30, 2011 15:47 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 67-year-old California grandfather has been rescued after surviving for six days trapped at the bottom of a forest ravine and was in serious condition on Friday in a local hospital, authorities said.
Apr 26, 2011 21:48 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lionel, one of two lions at the Los Angeles Zoo for years, has died at the advanced age of 23, well beyond the life expectancy of lions in the wild and old even by comparison with some counterparts in captivity.
Oct 12, 2010 20:57 EDT
Congressional panel told faster response might have halted Calif wildfire before homes burned. A wildfire that grew into an inferno that killed two firefighters and burned 89 homes might have been extinguished sooner if officials had better coordinated an aerial assault on the blaze, a congressional panel was told Tuesday.
Aug 21, 2010 02:08 EDT
Wildfire in Angeles National Forest burns 120 acres, 100 percent contained. A stubborn wildfire that charred 120 acres Friday and spurred some residents to evacuate homes in the Angeles National Forest is fully surrounded, authorities said.
Aug 17, 2010 17:07 EDT
Suit claims Farmers Group hasn't paid policyholders for Station Fire damages in Calif.. A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Farmers Group Inc. of refusing to pay claims to policyholders whose homes were damaged by last summer's massive Station Fire near Los Angeles.
Apr 30, 2010 15:49 EDT
Poor communication cited in death of 2 Los Angeles County firefighters in huge 2009 wildfire. Poor communication and unexpected fire conditions probably caused the deaths of two firefighters whose truck plunged off a mountain road during last year's huge wildfire in the mountains above Los Angeles, a government report concluded.
Mar 30, 2010 17:42 EDT
California judge sentences serial killer Rodney Alcala to death for 5 slayings. Relatives of victims poured out their grief and anger Tuesday before convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to death in a packed courtroom in the 1970s strangling of four women and a 12-year-old girl.
Feb 26, 2010 04:11 EST
California man convicted of 5 serial slayings in 1970s, faces possible death penalty. Robin Samsoe was a passionate and thoughtful friend ? so much so that when she sang a duet of the 1970s hit "You Light Up My Life" at a drama club event, she dedicated the song to her singing partner.
Jan 19, 2010 07:07 EST
Authorities and residents of Southern California are bracing for another day of rain as the second of three back-to-back storms expected to hit the state this week approaches the coast.
Jan 18, 2010 22:13 EST
A heavy rainstorm that pounded Southern California's wildfire-scarred foothills with heavy rain moved on without causing major damage Monday, but not before prompting evacuations, cutting power to thousands and forcing even Disneyland to close several hours early.
Jan 14, 2010 20:41 EST
Jewelry found near skulls in area of Los Angeles forest that was ravaged by August wildfire. Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives hope jewelry found near two skulls in the Angeles National Forest may help identify the deceased and reveal more information about how they died.
Jan 11, 2010 21:56 EST
Prosecutor details 5 killings in Calif. case against man whose convictions overturned twice. A man representing himself in a potential death penalty trial involving five grisly 1970s murders sparred Monday with a retired homicide investigator after the witness explained graphic evidence from one of the slayings.
Dec 26, 2009 21:19 EST
2nd human skull found in same area of national forest in Calif. where hikers found first. Investigators in Southern California have found a second human skull in a national forest close to where hikers discovered the first on Christmas Eve.
Dec 21, 2009 19:47 EST
Records: Planes canceled then reordered in deadly Calif. wildfire in August. The U.S. Forest Service summoned several powerful firefighting airplanes in the early stages of the largest wildfire in Los Angeles County history, then canceled and reordered them, causing a two-hour delay in their arrival, according to government records.