Hear what sounds like an explosion? If you live near Camp Pendleton, you probably did. Mortar units are scheduled to conduct 24-hour firing beginning Thursday night, July 20 and continuing through July 27, Camp Pendleton reported in a tweet. A majority of the firing will take place during late-night and early morning hours, according to […]
CAMP PENDLETON – Firefighters were attempting to douse a wildfire Tuesday evening that had burned 25 to 30 acres on this expansive U.S. Marine Corps base, said Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority. The OCFA received a call for assistance about a fire east of Cristianitos Road at 3:30 p.m. The county fire […]
South Orange County’s congressman says he agrees with residents in his district who don’t want their towns bisected by a toll road, and he is prepared to pursue a potential federal alternative – Camp Pendleton. A key question, Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Vista, said, is whether the Transportation Corridor Agency’s Nov. 10 lawsuit settlement with environmental […]
Help raise funds for the “Fighting Fifth” Marines from the 5th Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton during the annual Marine Car Wash on Saturday, July 22 at the Doheny Village Hand Car Wash. Units from the regiment are set to deploy to the Middle East next year. Proceeds from the car wash, one of the […]
CAMP PENDLETON In the new age of 21st-century warfare, law enforcement Marines will scour battlefields for the enemy’s cellphones and forensic intelligence, drones will help infantry Marines land ashore out of sight of the adversary, and radio operators will use frequencies to disrupt the enemy’s hacking abilities. These innovations are part of a new command […]
A smoke advisory that was issued on Thursday because of a fire in Camp Pendleton has been extended until Saturday morning, July 1, the South Coast Air Quality Management District announced. The brush fire has burned 760 acres but is about 95 percent contained. The Capistrano and Saddleback valleys, and the Orange County coastal area […]
Firefighters are battling a 300-acre brush fire at Camp Pendleton, the U.S. military’s Marine Corps base near San Diego, California. The fire started on the base’s campground at 6:20 pm Wednesday and was reported as being 10 or 15 acres in size. Show More Summary
Flames tore through the western part of Camp Pendleton and moved toward San Clemente on Wednesday, growing to 400 acres and threatening homes. The fire was reported at 10 to 15 acres about 6:15 p.m. near San Mateo Campground along Cristianitos Road, according to Camp Pendleton. Officials said the...
Flames tore through the western part of Camp Pendleton and moved toward San Clemente on Wednesday, growing to 400 acres and threatening homes. The fire was reported at 10 to 15 acres about 6:15 p.m. near San Mateo Campground along Christianitos Road, according to Camp Pendleton. Officials said...
SAN CLEMENTE — Camp Pendleton and Orange County firefighters are battling a vegetation fire on Cristianitos Road near the San Mateo Campground, according to base officials. Marine officials shared via Twitter just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, that the fire was 10 to 15 acres. The Orange County Fire Authority said they sent a […]
CAMP PENDLETON Brigadier Gen. Eric M. Smith, who deployed to Iraq and most recently served at the Pentagon, is the new commanding general of the storied 1st Marine Division. In a ceremony at the division headquarters at the base Friday, Major Gen. Daniel O’Donohue handed over command of the 23,000-strong division in a spirited ceremony that put […]
A vegetation fire near a golf course at Camp Pendleton that burned 50 acres was nearly contained and forward progress had been stopped, Camp Pendleton officials posted on Facebook Tuesday night. The Camp Pendleton Fire Department was dispatched to the scene about 1:20 p.m. on June 13. The fire started between the Oceanside Municipal Golf […]
The San Juan Capistrano Historical Society is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton with an exhibit – but the society needs volunteers to staff the exhibit to keep it open this summer and fall. The exhibit is located in the Arley and Alice Forster Leck house, located along the city’s historic […]
CAMP PENDLETON For Staff Sgt. Amanda McGhee, coming in fourth out of more than 2,000 Marines in the Marine Corps Mud Run on Friday, June 9, wasn’t totally unexpected. The slim 33-year-old, an intelligence chief in the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, grew up competitive. “In the Marine Corps, I work to match the male […]
CAMP PENDLETON Arthur, a Belgian malinois shepherd, and his handler, California Highway Patrol Officer Robert Stage, circled 15 large cans, some of which held explosives without detonation devices. Within seconds, Arthur identified all five cans containing the explosives. The exercise, a trial run on the first of a three-day national explosive certification held by the […]
During a recent technology demonstration at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Dr. Rosemarie Oelrich and Dr. Cory Stephanson unveiled a new way to detect buried and submerged mines.
Two defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court to prison for conspiring to steal more than $3 million worth of medical equipment from Camp Pendleton, items that had been earmarked to help wounded Marines abroad. Warehouse clerk Henry Bonilla of Pomona received 15 months in prison...
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A fire on the Camp Pendleton base has burned 450 acres and is 20 percent contained as of 8 p.m. on Friday, May 19, fire officials reported. The fire broke out in the “Hotel” area nearly a mile from De Luz Road, according to a tweet from the North County Fire Protection District about 3:40 p.m. […]
CAMP PENDLETON Charlotte Jordan was days old when her father, Capt. Morgan Jordan, deployed for a seven-month mission across the western Pacific Ocean, around the Horn of Africa and through the Middle East. On Friday, May 12, the San Clemente man was among 35 Recon Marines headed for family reunions by way of two U.S. […]