At least 65 structures have been destroyed and six people injured. Evacuation orders are also in place.
A number of recreation centers throughout the city will have extended hours and activities for students.
From a Hot Chocolate Nutcracker in Redondo Beach to a dog-friendly shopping extravaganza in Arcadia, there are many ways you can spend this weekend.
Some commuters avoiding the closed 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass drove into areas burning from the Skirball Fire or under evacuation orders, police said.
Officials said Thursday morning that cooperative wind conditions have helped keep the fire from growing. Winds ranging from 20 to 25 miles per hour are expected in the area.
The Lilac Fire is currently at 4,100 acres with 0 percent containment, according to Cal Fire.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was glad to give some better news Thursday afternoon, as most mandatory evacuations were lifted.
The Thomas Fire continued to grow Thursday, as it spread over the Ventura County line into Santa Barbara County. The number of homes and other buildings destroyed saw a large increase over previously available estimates.