Of course September/October in California are the most feared fire months — at the end of the long, hot dry summer but as today’s fire in Santa Barbara, and
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The fires that started yesterday in Montecito, just SE of Santa Barbara are burning without signs of slowing down.
As the governor says: the state now has a year-round fire season.
Buried away in section B of the Chron, after weeks of front page headlines, was the news that the three big fires in California have much quieted.
Last week the big fires were in Goleta (near Santa Barbara) and Big Sur. While neither is under full control the dangers have subsided. Meanwhile a fire near
The fires in Big Sur and Goleta are still burning, though Goleta looks to be more under control.
Here’s a good place to get updates on the Goleta fire.
Here are a
From a contributor to the RG Blog in Santa Barbara:
Friday: Today things look much worse
The fire has grown to over 6000 acres and now threatens to cross 154 to
More photos of Big Sur. [link is fixed wbk] Everybody is on the way out.
The blaze had swept within a half mile of at least one major resort —
Oh shit. I had hoped the situation in Big Sur had improved. It’s been foggy and cool further north so we misread the reality down there.
The Henry Miller Library in the town of Big Sur is one of my touch stones whenever I go down that way. I always buy a book, sit on
A NASA satellite photo on Thursday June 26, 2008 shows thick smoke hanging over California’s Sacramento Valley.
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