Wild Fires

Read: 7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Here’s a round-up of our favorite feel-good stories from 2018 to ring in the New Year with a positive outlook on mankind.

Read: During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

Need evidence of America’s better angels? Here are just a few of the many stories of bravery and selflessness during this month’s California wildfires.

Read: No. California Schools Close Due to Smoke in the Air from Camp Fire

No. California Schools Close Due to Smoke in the Air from Camp Fire

The air quality in the Bay Area has been deemed unhealthy from smoke and the majority of schools have closed until it is safe for students.

Read: Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey wildfire, which continues to scorch the area all around the school, got very close to the Pepperdine campus.

Read: Mendocino Complex Fire Delays Start of School for Lakeport Unified

Mendocino Complex Fire Delays Start of School for Lakeport Unified

The largest wildfire in California history has delayed the start of school for the Lakeport Unified School District by at least two weeks.

Read: Calif. Fires Close Over 500 K-12 Schools, Raise State Funding Concerns

Calif. Fires Close Over 500 K-12 Schools, Raise State Funding Concerns

School districts will be able to apply for waivers for the 180-day instructional requirement and funding related to lost attendance.

Read: Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura Mental Health Hospital

Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura Mental Health Hospital

Administrators were forced to evacuate Vista del Mar Hospital, a mental health facility that treats patients with behavioral and addiction issues.

Read: Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

One of Chapman’s biggest changes to its emergency plans is placing potential or active emergencies in one of four categories and acting accordingly.

Read: Drones Pose Problem for Firefighters Battling Wildfires

Drones Pose Problem for Firefighters Battling Wildfires

A local fire department spokesman said drones created a dangerous situation for firefighters as they tried to contain wildfires July 17.

Read: Wild Fire Forces Cal State San Marcos to Evacuate

Wild Fire Forces Cal State San Marcos to Evacuate

Finals, classes and graduation ceremonies have been cancelled.

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