California

Mapping apps are reportedly directing people fleeing the Southern California wildfires to areas that are on fire

10 monthes ago   |   By

REUTERS/Gene Blevins
Out-of-control wildfires are raging in and near Los Angeles.
Mapping apps, which are frequently designed to help users route around traffic, are in some cases reportedly directing drivers into fire-affected zones.
The Los Angeles Police Department is warning those in the area to cease using such apps.
Southern California residents and visitors fleeing the wildfires raging around Los Angeles are contending with a new problem - mapping apps that are reportedly directing them towards areas that are on fire.
The Los Angeles Police Department is warning area residents and...
Read more ...

 

Here's every fire raging in Southern California right now, and how much damage they've done

Here's every fire raging in Southern California right now, and how much damage they've done

10 monthes ago   |   By

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Firefighters are battling a series of out-of-control wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura County, and the blazes are showing no signs of slowing down.
According to state officials, there are 115, 605 acres burning throughout the region from four major blazes. Over 1,000 firefighters have been deployed to combat the fires, and authorities have closed major highways, canceled school, and prompted the evacuations of close to 200,000 people.
Officials said Thursday's forecast was a "recipe for explosive fire growth" and there is a fire danger of 296 on the brush burning...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   California      Map      Los Angeles      Business      Maps      Road      Roads      Google Maps      Wildfires      Features      Ventura County fire      California fires  


Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Jamal Khashoggi's family says they are 'sadly and anxiously' awaiting...

Jamal Khashoggi's family says they are 'sadly and anxiously' awaiting official word on the fate of the Saudi journalist who disappeared 2 weeks ago

CCTV/Hurriyet via AP The family of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said they are "sadly and anxiously" waiting on official news about what happened to him. Khashoggi... Read more ...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira, and More

Halloween costumes , LEGO's incredible Apollo kit , and refurbished Sonos speakers lead off Monday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into... Read more ...

Curacao announces new managing director/CEO of Tourism Development Foundation

Curacao announces new managing director/CEO of Tourism Development Foundation

The Curacao Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of Paul Pennicook as Managing Director/CEO. A graduate of Cornel University, with a degree in Hotel... Read more ...

Singapore Airlines Launches World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines Launches World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has launched the world's longest commercial flight, between Singapore and New York. Read more ...

Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

Visitors to Royal Bled, during the International Golf Travel Market , will be impressed by the appearance and condition of Slovenia's oldest golf course, the King's Course... Read more ...

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Amazon's squeezing prices today with their Yost vise Gold Box deals. Inside, you'll find both bench vises and smaller, portable clamps marked down to great low prices. Even if... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has died at 65 after a battle with cancer. A... Read more ...

The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Steve Dykes / Getty Images Hello! Here's what's happening on Tuesday. 1. Saudi Arabia's King Salman "flatly denied" any involvement in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's... Read more ...

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are...

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The 65-year-old... Read more ...