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Firefighters Protect Seaside California Towns As Blaze Rages

Firefighters Protect Seaside California Towns As Blaze Rages

Dec. 11
By Associated Press

Thousands remained under evacuation orders Monday as the fire churned west through seaside Santa Barbara County towns northwest of Los Angeles.

All Evacuation Orders For Lilac Fire Lifted

All Evacuation Orders For Lilac Fire Lifted

Dec. 11
By City News Service

All evacuation orders for the Lilac Fire were lifted Monday after crews managed to etch fire lines around 80 percent of the blaze.

Roundtable: Fire Danger, Housing Shortage, Restoring Balboa Park's ...

Roundtable: Fire Danger, Housing Shortage, Restoring Balboa Park's South End

Dec. 8
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

There are unprecedented fire threat warnings and strategic power outages as flames engulf parts of the county. We dive into the whether San Diego can build its way out of the housing crisis. And, proposals and barriers to making Balboa Park great again.

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not C...

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not Change Anytime Soon

Dec. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Journalist Sasha von Oldershausen writes in the latest issue of Marie Claire about the U.S. Border Patrol’s struggles to recruit more women.

Women In Sacramento Face Retaliation Amid Sexual Harassment Firestorm

Women In Sacramento Face Retaliation Amid Sexual Harassment Firestorm

Dec. 7
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Allegations of sexual harassment by state lawmakers continue to come out in Sacramento. And now, there are reports that there has been a backlash by some male legislators against the women who have come forward.

San Diego Firefighters On High Alert As Santa Ana Winds Gain Strength

San Diego Firefighters On High Alert As Santa Ana Winds Gain Strength

Dec. 7
By City News Service

Firefighting agencies across San Diego County are on high alert Thursday as the Santa Ana winds driving four major wildfires in Southern California are expected to gain strength, with gusts stronger than 80 mph, and create extreme fire danger.

Military Cities Strive To Protect Themselves From Possible Future B...

Military Cities Strive To Protect Themselves From Possible Future Base Closings

Dec. 7
Jay Price / American Homefront

Though the federal government has no current plans to downsize the number of military bases, local communities aren't taking any chances.

Imperial Beach Considers Polystyrene Ban

Imperial Beach Considers Polystyrene Ban

Dec. 6
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Imperial Beach could become the third city in San Diego County to ban the plastic food containers at restaurants.

Rad Scientist Episode 4: San Diego Physicist Working Toward New Ene...

Rad Scientist Episode 4: San Diego Physicist Working Toward New Energy Source For Future Generations

Dec. 6
By Megan Burke

The third episode features Cami Collins, a physicist at General Atomics in San Diego. Collins, who grew up in the small town or Glasgow, Montana, dreamed of becoming a physicist.

'Extreme' Fire Warning Issued For Thursday In San Diego County

'Extreme' Fire Warning Issued For Thursday In San Diego County

Dec. 6
By Susan Murphy

San Diego County’s highest possible wildfire alert has been issued for Thursday as forecasters warn of strengthening Santa Ana winds combined with single digit humidity levels.