Loma Fire spreads in a remote community often visited by flames
SOQUEL, Santa Cruz County — The sound of helicopters means one of three things to people living on the fringe of the Bay Area in the isolated wildlands of the Santa Cruz Mountains: a medical emergency, a pot bust or a wildfire.
While no deaths or serious injuries were reported, a second day of heat in the mid-90s charged the fire, which threatened 300 homes as it sent 70-foot flames into the air, while devouring pine trees and brush.
New area code: Some California telephone customers in Santa Clara, Alameda and Santa Cruz counties are getting a new area code.
A fire that started Monday afternoon in the Santa Cruz Mountains is spreading rapidly and has claimed at least one structure, while threatening hundreds of others, authorities and local media reported. The Loma fire began at about 3...
California wildfire updates: Fast-moving fire in Santa Cruz mountains threatens structures Sept. 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m. A rash of fires this year has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and resulted in at least on...
The historic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster was aglow creating a surreal fiery scene.