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Ventura County Newswire

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  1. 'Our hearts are broken': Kim Kardashian on the 'devastating' California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The fires, which are burning in both Northern and Southern California, have claimed dozens of lives and forced thousands of residents to evacuate communities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler and Neil Young have lost properties in the fires, which have also destroyed a number of prominent Hollywood sets.


  2. Authorities search for missing in wind-whipped California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Reuters

    Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concern about a possible rising death toll, as gusty, dry winds spurred the spreading flames. The raging blaze in northern California known as the Camp Fire, the state's most destructive on record, had left at least 228 people missing as of early Monday, according to Kory Honea, sheriff of Butte County, site of the fire.


  3. Woolsey Fire puts estimated 15,858 homes, worth $26.6 billion, at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Tim Biglow tries to save the furnitures from the Woolsey fire in Malibu, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. The Woolsey Fire is putting 15,858 homes worth $26.6 billion at risk, according to an estimate by real estate tracker Trulia.


  4. Woolsey fire: Here's what we know on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Thick black smoke and heavy flames from the Woolsey fire burn out of control in the mountains in Malibu on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The Woolsey fire started on Nov. 8, 2018, close to Alfa Road, near the old Santa Susana Field Laboratory south of Simi Valley.


  5. 'Our hearts are broken': Kim Kardashian's moving...Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The deadly wildfires raging in California have hit particularly close to home in Hollywood, and the devastation was on a lot of minds at the People's Choice Awards Sunday nights. The fires, which are burning in both Northern and Southern California, have claimed dozens of lives and forced thousands of residents to evacuate communities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.


  6. Woolsey fire destroys Jewish summer camps near MalibuRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Firefighters put out hotspots on a hill near Overland Drive in West Hills where the Woolsey Fire flared up on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Three Jewish camps in the Malibu hills have been charred by the Woolsey fire as it churned through buildings at Camp Shalom, Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop.


  7. The Calder Quartet Joins Camerata Pacifica In First Collaboration Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago |

    ... Friday, November 30, 7:30 p.m. at Hahn Hall in Santa Barbara; Sunday, December 2, 3 p.m. at the Museum of Ventura County in Ventura; and Tuesday, December 4, 7:30 p.m. at The Huntington Library in San Marino. Complementing the "Why Beethoven?" ...


  8. Peak fire held at 105 acres, forward spread stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... orders for homes and residents in Box Canyon and Lake Manor in unincorporated Los Angeles. However, Ventura County officials said there were no evacuation orders in place for their county due to the fire, according to authorities. Those in the area ...


  9. Woolsey fire is up to 20 percent containment, but fight will be a long oneRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said. After erupting near the former Rocketdyne site south of Simi Valley in Ventura County on Thursday, the firestorm moved rapidly as it crossed the county line, jumped the 101 Freeway and burned through countless ...


  10. Number of structures destroyed in Woolsey fire doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... 10 or 20 years ago, you stayed in your homes when there was a fire, and you were able to protect them," Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen said Sunday. "Things are not the way they were 10 years ago." Malibu, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Monte ...


  11. 2 new fires erupt near Thousand Oaks, Simi ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... first reported just after 10 a.m. near Lynn Ranch near Thousand Oaks and burned about 15 acres, according to Ventura County Fire officials during a televised news conference. A man hoses down the side of a house as the Peak fire burns on Monday, ...


  12. Netflix Bosses Scrap Red Carpet For Sandra Bullock's New Movie...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WENN Blog

    ... ts to set to screen later this week. Meanwhile, Bullock has made a $100,000 donation to the Humane Society of Ventura County, California to support the rescue of animals caught in the area's wildfires.


  13. Two new fires break out in Ventura CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Aerial video by NBC Los Angeles showed flames licking the edges of the 118 Freeway near Simi Valley as the Peak fire forced drivers to turn their cars around and drive the wrong way on the freeway. By 12:45 p.m., the Peak fire had grown to 105 acres, but firefighters had stopped its growth and were beginning to extinguish and remove burning material.


  14. Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes as Woolsey fire lays waste to celebrity-studded MalibuRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Miley Cyrus, Neil Young and Gerard Butler are the latest celebrities to report losing their homes to deadly wildfires that have ravaged California. Early Monday morning, Cyrus tweeted that her Malibu home - a $2.5 million mansion she purchased with her fiance, Liam Hemsworth, in 2016 - had been destroyed.


  15. The Latest: Calif. shooting survivor was at Vegas massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    ... with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff's spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. less People comfort each other as they stand near the scene Thursday, ...


  16. Brush Fire Burns on Edge of 118 Freeway in Simi ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... ordered to evacuated. The freeway was closed due to fire and smoke, which was drifting across the road. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department advised that Highway 101 and Highway 126 could be used as alternate routes heading east or westbound. The ...


  17. Airbnb Hosts Offer Free Stays to Fire Evacuees, VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    Residents across Southern California are opening up their doors to the tens of thousands of people impacted by two devastating wildfires that together scorched nearly 100,000 acres in Ventura County. More than 850 homes throughout the region, including dozens in San Diego County, have been listed for free from Nov 8 to 29 through the short-term rental service Airbnb for people displaced by the Hill and Woolsey fires.


  18. PG&E and Edison stock plummets as fires rage onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pacific Business Times

    ... had been injured. The cause was still under investigation. Two additional brush fires broke out in the East Ventura County region around 10 a.m., at Lynn Ranch and along Highway 118 at Rocky Peak threatening homes and structures. First responders ...


  19. California is paying inmates $1 an hour to fight wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... for, making it the deadliest wildfire in the state's history. The Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County and Ventura County has killed at least two people, consumed over 85,000 acres and, as of the latest official report, is only 15 percent contained . ...


  20. Arcadia, La Habra and St. Paul home after CIF-SS football playoff pairings releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Pasadena Star-News

    The CIF-Southern Section released the high school football playoff pairings on Sunday with first round games scheduled for next Friday, barring any changes. The champions of the Pacific League will have a home game against Agoura.