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  • Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

    Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:58:53 GMT
    Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave...
    A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.
  • Surfers take advantage of big waves brought by TS Marie

    Surfers take advantage of big waves brought by TS Marie

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:17:22 GMT

    Surfers in Malibu, CA are taking full advantage of the big waves generated by Tropical Storm Marie.

    Surfers in Malibu, CA are taking full advantage of the big waves generated by Tropical Storm Marie.

  • Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California

    Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:38:32 GMT
    The surf was churning in Southern California, and even bigger waves were brewing.
    Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot...
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  • Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire

    Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:38:47 GMT
    A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by...
    U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan released Wednesday that allows loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists...
  • Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:07:01 GMT
    State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.
    Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
  • Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

    Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-24 16:57:49 GMT
    As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a...
    As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house...
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