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Paramount Ranch Among Buildings Destroyed in Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey Fire has now burned more than 83,275 acres, over 130 square miles of terrain stretching from Thousand Oaks, through Agoura, Bell Canyon, Calabasas, Kanan Dune, Point Dume and south to Pepperdine University (which has not burned). A break in the winds has enabled firefighters to achieve 10 percent containment by Sunday morning.

Multiple Confirmed Deaths in Northern California Wildfires

In Northern California, the Camp Fire and the Butte Fire have claimed multiple lives. 

Major US Tourist Sites Are in Path of Hurricane Florence

From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.

Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms in San Marino Huntington Library Botanical Garden

There's a smell of success Friday at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens -- and it sure stinks.

Giant Dinosaur Bones Get Archaeologists Rethinking Triassic Period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

US President Donald Trump Insisted Monday that US is Not a “Migrant Camp”

President Donald Trump insisted Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp," as he faced soaring pressure to end the separation of immigrant families on America's southern border.

Norway’s Worst Mass Murderer Appeals to ECHR: Incarceration Conditions are “Inhuman”

 Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik will learn Thursday the result of his appeal at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against his prison conditions in Norway.

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim Prompts Public Warning

A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.

Beverly Hills News – Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy to Debate the Future of Foreign Policy in Beverly Hills

Pepperdine's School of Public Policy will host a debate on the Future of Foreign Policy at the Writers' Guild Theater in Beverly Hills June 26 at 7 p.m, sponsored by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

Beverly Hills News – Brush Fire in Benedict Canyon Scorches 40 Acres – No Structures Lost, Evacuations Lifted

A brush fire broke out and threatened homes Tuesday in the Beverly Crest area, prompting evacuations and a furious response by firefighters, but no structures were damaged.

BHFD Fighting Brush Fire in Benedict Canyon Area

An estimated 10 acres are burning in the area between Yoakum and Portola Drives and 150 firefighters are battling the blaze off Benedict Canyon Road.

Rescuers in Guatamala Rush to Rescue Volcano Survivors

Scores of civil defense and rescue workers scrambled Monday to try to find any unlikely survivors of the Fuego volcano's deadly eruption more than a week on. 

Hilton Public Scoping Meeting for 23-Story Project Tuesday at City Hall

A public presentation of the Beverly Hilton Specific Plan Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Public Scoping meeting will be held at the Municipal Gallery at City Hall Tuesday evening at 6 p.m.

The Municipal League of Beverly Hills to Hold Annual Meeting Wednesday

The public is welcome for the annual Town Hall and General Membership Meeting of the Municipal League of Beverly Hills at the Peninsula Hotel Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Guests will include Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold and Beverly Hills Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli.

Residents Galvanize To Oppose Benedict Canyon Hotel Project

With lightning speed, residents have galvanized to oppose a proposed 99-room hotel and residential development in the heart of Benedict Canyon. In only 48 hours, say residents, they have generated over 400 emails to the office of Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz to ask for his help and support to oppose the project.
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