Deer Fire: Quickly growing Kern County blaze prompts evacuations


Those in the path of the fire were advised to "get out immediately, because the fire is fairly swift-moving, and we're not entirely sure we're going to be able to catch it," Kern County Fire's Phil Neufeld told KPCC.

Erskine Fire

What happened to the couple who died in the Erskine Fire?

Byron McKaig, called his pastor as smoke was filling his home. He and his wife later collapsed in an embrace near a fence in their yard.

Flood advisory issued for San Bernardino County

A flood advisory was issued Friday afternoon for San Bernardino County by the National Weather Service, in effect until 4:30 p.m.

Fourth of July: How to keep your holiday 'safe and sane'

Three cheers for the red, white and blue — it's almost Fourth of July weekend! Here's what to know about fireworks and traveling for the long weekend.

St. Thomas More's bone, half a tooth come to Los Angeles

If you saw "Wolf Hall," you might be surprised to learn Sir Thomas More is coming to L.A. Well, at least a piece of one of his bones and half a tooth, at the cathedral Friday and Saturday.

A Take Two taste test: LA's best hot dogs

You suggested your most adored dogs via Twitter and Facebook, and we put them to the test.

A day in the life of Anaheim's Little Arabia

In the middle of Ramadan, Off-Ramp's R.H. Greene spends 24 hours in Anaheim's Little Arabia.

Dead whale washes onto Dockweiler Beach

The whale is approximately 40 feet long and is believed to have been between 10 to 30 years old. Marine animal authorities will try to determine why the animal died.

Recycled water, groundwater to refill Silver Lake Reservoir

L.A. officials had wanted to use drinking water but decided against it in light of the state's ongoing drought.

121-year-old Peabody Werden house moved across the street

The East Los Angeles Community Corporation plans to develop the land that the house sat on to bring affordable housing to the area.

On LA's Skid Row, homeless women seek shelter from the streets

There are now 47,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles. The number of homeless women living on the streets has increased dramatically, and many are at risk of violence and sexual assault.

Trailhead Fire grows in NorCal; threatens thousands of structures

The cause of the Trailhead Fire is still under investigation, but no injuries have been reported, according to the Forest Service.

Erskine Fire: Containment steady, crews shift to 'recovery'

In total, 285 single residences were destroyed and another 12 were damaged since the fire began June 23.

Erskine Fire 70 percent contained

Authorities estimate the Lake Isabella fire will be fully contained by July 5.

How to refill Silver Lake Reservoir in the midst of a drought

Originally, the L.A. Department of Water and Power expected to use drinking water to fill the lake, but the ongoing drought has the agency looking to other sources, like runoff or recycled water.

Bear that attacked camper near Altadena has been killed

Wildlife officials confirmed through DNA and other tests that they had caught the right bear and euthanized it Wednesday afternoon.