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An evacuation order has been issued by the County of Santa Barbara in and around the Alisal fire burn scar due to a potential for flash flooding and mud and debris flows caused by an incoming storm.
We have the perfect setting for fires: thousands of acres of wilderness with rugged terrain and few roads; rainy winter weather that allows grass and brush to grow, followed by months of hot, dry weather; prevailing winds as well as sundowner winds; and people, who are the cause of most fires.
British scientists predict that the ice could totally disappear by 2035.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a virtual meeting Tuesday, June 30, to discuss the 2019 safety performance of Diablo Canyon Power …
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum (www.childrensmuseum.org), continues its outstanding Museum at Ho…
Oh, Miami — so blessed and so cursed at the same time. While the city sits firmly in the hurricane zone and has been victim to several major storms in the past, the largest current threat is fair-weather flooding due to climate change. These floods are most often associated with king tides, which are excessively high tides caused by lunar and solar cycles.
Diablo Canyon Power Plant operators removed Unit 2 from service Thursday to perform maintenance on the control rod drive system, said a spokes…
The city of Santa Maria is set to begin a native-plant restoration project on about 150 acres of city-owned land in the Santa Maria Riverbed, a city spokesman announced Wednesday.
What better time to check out the national park than in its 20th anniversary? And it might be an unpopular opinion, but we think winter is a great time for a visit.
As a historian of fire, I know that no single factor drives it. Flames synthesize their surroundings. Fire is a driverless car that barrels down the road integrating whatever is around it.