California Gov. Gavin Newsom is declaring a state of emergency to speed up forest management ahead of the next wildfire season.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is pushing back on a U.S. judge’s revised proposal to prevent the utility’s equipment from causing more wildfires.
California is calling in the National Guard for the first time to help protect communities from wildfires like the one that destroyed much of the city of Paradise last fall.
People in Cambria may notice smoke Tuesday as firefighters burn brush to reduce fire risks in the area.
People in Morro Bay could see smoke this week because Cal Fire and the Morro Bay Fire Department are scheduled to conduct prescribed burns.
The Los Padres National Forest alongside Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District are doing pile burns at Figueroa Mountain next week.
Templeton Fire and Emergency Services are reminding home and property owners to prepare for 2019 weed abatement season.
An investigation has determined that one of the largest and most destructive fires in California history was sparked by power lines coming into contact during high winds.
Firefighters put out a fire in a garage in Orcutt Monday morning that caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
California fire officials want to dramatically increase logging and other forest management practices to reduce fuel for wildfires and are calling on the National Guard to help with the effort.
A fire alarm call prompted firefighters to respond to a Montecito home over the weekend where a small fire was discovered.
A new state commission is tasked with figuring out who should pay for California’s increasingly devastating and costly wildfires.
Smoke may be visible in the Vandenberg Village area outside of Lompoc this week.
Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric says it won’t award $130 million in employee bonuses because of its recent bankruptcy filing.
One person was injured when a fire broke out in an RV in the Arroyo Grande area.
A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in California wildfires is demanding more answers from the utility.
A fire broke out in the garage of a Los Osos home Thursday morning.
Federal forestry officials say the die-off of trees in California forests slowed in 2018 thanks in part to the state receiving more rain.
A federal judge in San Francisco has determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. violated its probation in a criminal case stemming from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
California wildland managers are starting a new effort to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to protect communities from devastating wildfires.