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Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

LOS ANGELES, USA – An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, December 6, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a "purple" alert – never used before – because of the extreme danger with ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerDec 7th, 2017

Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a “purple” alert — never used before — because of the extreme danger with winds that could reach 80 miles an hour (128 kilometers an [...] The post Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

LOS ANGELES, USA – An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, December 6, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a "purple" alert – never used before – because of the extreme danger with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

BONSALL, USA – Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires in California on Saturday, December 9 that have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee the Los Angeles area, as well as outbreaks closer to San Diego. Nearly 700 structures including multi-million dollar mansions have been destroyed by wildfires raging on 6 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Unrelenting winds fanned towering flames on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in southern California, where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee multiple devastating fires in the Los Angeles area and new outbreaks near San Diego. Hundreds of structures including multi-million dollar mansions have been destroyed as thousands of firefighters battle wind-fueled wildfires [...] The post Winds whip California fires as they spread south appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

DFA alerts Filipinos near raging California wildfire

More than 100,000 Filipinos residing along the path of the raging California wildfires have been urged to take necessary precautions and evacuateonce ordered by authorities. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said they are closely monitoring the outbreak of the latest wildfires in multipleareas in southern California. Cayetano said that according to the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, as many as 115,000 members of the Filipino community are threatened by the three wildfires in the state. "We join our kababayans in the Philippines and in the United States in praying for the members of the Filipino Community and their neighbors inVentu...Keep on reading: DFA alerts Filipinos near raging California wildfire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2017

Salma Hayek details sexual agony in hands of ‘monster’ Weinstein

NEW YORK, United States --- A-lister Salma Hayek on Wednesday joined the scores of actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein, alleging that the fallen Hollywood mogul sexually harassed her, subjected her to escalating rage and once threatened to kill her. "For years, he was my monster," the Mexican-born star wrote in an essay published in The New York Times, detailing the torturous production of the 2002 movie "Frida" that eventually earned Hayek an Oscar nomination for best actress. After reaching a deal for Weinstein to pay for the rights to the movie that would eventually catapult her to household fame, the now 51-year-old actress and producer said it became "my turn to say no." ...Keep on reading: Salma Hayek details sexual agony in hands of ‘monster’ Weinstein.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Monster fire slows but threat remains

CARPINTERIA, United States -- Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said Tuesday, as residents were taking stock of the catastrophic damage. But the biggest, “Thomas” fire, which has charred nearly 95,000 hectares (234,000 acres)….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

Los Angeles - As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

CALIFORNIA, USA – Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday, December 9, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of multiple blazes came into focus. After a 5-day siege, some Californians were finally able to return home to inspect the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Crooked officials are ‘kapit-tuko’

LIKE California wildfires razing everything in its path, scorching scandals have leaped from Hollywood to Washington, searing prominent members of the three.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

California scorched again

ANGELES -- Firefighters on Thursday battled raging wildfires across southern California that have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, including residents on the outskirts of Los Angeles, America’s second-largest city. Winds with hurricane-force gusts of up to 80 miles per hour (130 kilometers per hour) fueled….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

California fires force evacuation in exclusive L.A. area

Southern California wildfires raged into an affluent Los Angeles neighborhood on Wednesday, forcing evacuations, threatening multimillion-dollar homes and temporarily shutting a major highway. Source link link: California fires force evacuation in exclusive L.A. area.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Filipinos along path of California wildfires urged to evacuate if needed

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday, December 6, urged more ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

PG& E offers customers free help in hauling away wood in wildfire-hit counties

SAN FRANCISCO -- To support communities recovering from the October 2017 Northern California wildfires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering its customers assistance in cutting down and hauling away larger wood from their property at no cost. Customers can now request wood removal for qualifying hazard trees PG&E cuts down near its power lines to help ensure public safety and protect its electric and gas infrastructure. This is an opt-in program and customers' trees must qualify for the service.PG&E expects to cut down as many as 25,000 hazard trees in the fire-impacted areas throughout its service area. "Safety is our top priority for everyone at ...Keep on reading: PG&E offers customers free help in hauling away wood in wildfire-hit counties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Filipino among those killed by California wildfires — DFA

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday that aFilipino was among those killed by wildfires that have swept northern California in the US.   Citing reports from the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco, Cayetano said the Filipino's remains, which "have yet to be positively identified," were recovered last Saturday in Napa Country.   Various reports said more than 40 people have been killed by the wildfires. "We offer our sincere sympathies and prayers to the family of our kababayan who perished in this horrific fire. I have instructed our Consulate General in San Francisco to offer all possible assistance to the family and to continue to...Keep on reading: Filipino among those killed by California wildfires — DFA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Filipino dead in California wildfires – DFA

MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino is presumed dead in the wildfires engulfing north California's wine country, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday, October 17. The Filipino's remains, "which have yet to be positively identified, were recovered on October 14, 2017, in Napa County," the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

California fire toll rises to 40

CALIFORNIA, USA – The death toll from California's wildfires rose to 40 on Sunday, October 15, but firefighters reported progress in battling the flames, and thousands of evacuees were gradually being allowed to return home. The most populous US state regularly faces late-summer fires. But the blazes that have burned ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Wildfires now 100 miles wide, threaten more wineries; 38 dead

Coffey Park homes burn early Monday Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds been burning though California wine country. The flames have destroye.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2017