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Multiple Wildfires Rip Through California Amid Record-Breaking Heat
San Diego County, where multiple blazes erupted, was under an excessive heat warning on Friday.
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Homeless Students, Destroyed Campuses, ‘Invisible Injuries’: What California Schools Learned From Recent Disasters
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In Santa Barbara County, the fires and mudslides are among the worst disasters in county history.
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Your Questions About The California Mudslides, Answered
It's not just a tragic coincidence that the region is facing back-to-back disasters.
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Photos Capture Brutal Devastation Of California Mudslides
"It looked like a World War I battlefield," Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said.
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Southern California Mudslides Victims Range In Age From 3 To 89
Rescue crews continued to search the wreckage for trapped people.
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At Least 15 Dead As Mud Slams Into Homes And Clogs Roads In Fire-Scorched California
At least three homes were wiped out by mudslides.
L.A. Goes Bonkers Over Breathtaking 'UFO' Lighting Up The Sky
Twitterverse explodes as SpaceX Falcon 9 puts on a gobsmacking light show.
More Than 8,000 Firefighters Make California Wildfire Response Biggest In History
The monster Thomas fire might not be controlled until next month, officials warn.
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When The Fire Comes And There's No Home To Evacuate And Nowhere To Go
How the Thomas fire is affecting an already vulnerable homeless community.
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On The Road Of Destruction To The Thomas Fire
HuffPost's reporter headed up the SoCal coast, encountering a trail of haze, smoke and burned-out devastation along the way.
Watch An Animal Lover Save A Rabbit From Southern California Fire
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Multiple Wildfires Rage Across California
The blazes come as the state battles an intense heatwave.
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Sea Lions In California Are Dying From A Toxic Algae That Ravages Their Brains
This is the “worst year ever” for the toxin linked to higher water temperatures and pollution, experts warn.
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