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A man stranded after his car plunged down a steep embankment in the Angeles National Forest survived for six days by eating leaves and drinking water from a creek, authorities said Friday.

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Heavy rains trigger mudslidesupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:57:00

Southern California residents are digging out of the muck after several days of rain.

Evacuation order lifted for California mudslide areaupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:57:00

An evacuation order was lifted Wednesday morning for more than 500 California homes on hillsides vulnerable to mudslides, authorities said.

California evacuees go home after weather improvesupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 16:13:00

Residents of 44 homes evacuated because of potential mud and debris slides triggered by heavy rains north of Los Angeles were allowed to return home Sunday after the weather improved, authorities said.

Fallen California firefighters remembered at memorialupdated: Sat Sep 12 2009 17:20:00

Mourners gathered Saturday to remember two California firefighters who died last month battling the largest fire in the history of Los Angeles County.

California blaze 56 percent contained, official saysupdated: Mon Sep 07 2009 12:23:00

Firefighters battling a massive blaze north of Los Angeles have stopped the fire from spreading while increasing the percentage of containment, officials said Monday.

Arson caused California blaze, officials sayupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 08:50:00

A massive fire that has charred more than 147,000 acres in Southern California and destroyed dozens of homes north of Los Angeles was caused by arson, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman said Thursday.

Firefighters close to containing half of Station fireupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 13:01:00

An increase in humidity on Thursday has helped firefighters in southern California get a handle on the massive fire that has charred nearly 145,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes.

California fire evacuationsupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 13:01:00

Brian Todd reports on the scramble to evacuate people from areas threatened by Los Angeles fires.,

Gov: Residents should evacuateupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 22:26:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gives an update on efforts to fight wildfires in southern California.

Investigation under way into cause of Station fireupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 22:26:00

The investigation into the massive Station fire north of Los Angeles is underway with authorities working to determine how the raging fire started, fire officials in California said Wednesday.

'Angry fire' roars across 100,000 California acresupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 22:20:00

Bone-dry conditions in an area that has not seen a major fire in more than 60 years pushed a Southern California wildfire from 45,000 acres to more than 100,000 acres in a matter of hours Monday, fire officials said.

2 firefighters killed battling blaze in Los Angeles Countyupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 00:00:00

Two firefighters died Sunday battling a wildfire in Los Angeles County, according to Deputy Fire Chief Michael Bryant.

High temperatures, dry conditions fuel wildfiresupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 13:11:00

Fires in central and southern California raged Saturday as triple-digit temperatures mixed with dry conditions continued to fuel the flames, torching thousands of acres and threatening scores of homes.

Winds hinder firefighting efforts near Los Angelesupdated: Sat Nov 15 2008 22:42:00

Wildfires driven by hurricane-strength winds tore through Southern California on Saturday for the second day in a row, destroying hundreds of homes, displacing thousands of people and forcing freeway closures and rotating blackouts.

Time.com: Fire Burns 2,000 Acres Northeast of Los Angeles updated: Mon Oct 13 2008 00:00:00

Fire officials prepared late Sunday for rapid growth of a wildfire blazing 20 miles north of downtown with the expected arrival of strong, dry wind gusts overnight.

Snow causes traffic jamupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 20:06:00

Heavy snow in Los Angeles leaves travellers backed up.

Wildfires force new evacuations near Los Angelesupdated: Sun Jul 18 2004 12:12:00

Sizzling heat and shifting winds hindered firefighters trying to contain a wildfire moving across the Santa Clarita foothills northwest of Los Angeles on Sunday, prompting authorities to order hundreds of residents to evacuate.

Western fires force thousands from homesupdated: Fri Jul 16 2004 21:04:00

A 14,000-acre wildfire forced more than 1,000 people to evacuate their homes in Lake Hughes as the blaze swept across Angeles National Forest, fire officials said Friday.

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