Fire Storm: Thermal Satellite Maps Track the Growth of Southern California’s Station Fire

August 31, 2009

Station Ignition Point

The Station Fire ignited about 3:30pm on Wednesday, August 26, at approximately the spot indicated along the side of the Angeles Crest Highway in the Angeles National Forest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gloria Fire Threatening Homes East of Soledad

August 27, 2009

In a repeat of yesterday’s Bryson Fire, that ignited in the early afternoon and had burned over 1,500 acres by sundown, today’s Gloria Fire (that broke out about 2:45) has already burned more than 2,000 acres. It appears to be moving southeast through the Gabilans east of Soledad. Homes in Bryant and Stonewall canyon are threatened.

Hopefully, as happened with the Bryson Fire, the intensity will diminish overnight – but we haven’t seen much sign of that yet. Read the rest of this entry »


Fire Threatening Bryson-Hesperia

August 26, 2009

A fire has broken out along Interlake Rd. in south Monterey County this afternoon (Wednesday 8-26-09) and is threatening the rural community of Bryson-Hesperia (better known to some as Bison-Hysteria). The fire reportedly started just north of the Bryson-Hesperia road and is burning on both sides of Interlake Rd.

Our thoughts are with the people of Bryson-Hesperia and with the firefighters currently trying to get a handle on the blaze in very difficult conditions. Read the rest of this entry »


Bohemian Beach Fire Tradition Blamed for Weakening the Moral Fiber of Carmel’s Youth

August 24, 2009

Waterline

The Carmel Beach is famous for ice cold water, loose dogs, and fine white sand

A lot of people in Carmel these days are deeply concerned with whiteness – the whiteness of the sand on the Carmel Beach. Read the rest of this entry »