Kern County

Are drug rehab centers fueling homelessness in Southern California … – OCRegister

Part of our ongoing investigation into the Southern California rehab industry. Thirteen-hundred miles from his rural Arkansas home, Tyler McCollough paces across a motel parking lot, veins bulging at his temple, anxiously gripping himself as the pangs of heroin withdrawal intensify. Newly homeless and dope sick on the streets of Costa Mesa, the 25-year-old says…

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California winds fuel state's third-largest wildfire – Reuters

(Reuters) – Strong winds that have powered the third-largest wildfire in California’s history were expected on Sunday to further fuel a blaze that has burned 267,500 acres. Nearly 8,500 firefighters are battling the so-called Thomas Fire in Southern California, which began Dec. 4 and has destroyed more than 1,000 structures and threatened 18,000 more, including…

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California winds fuel state's third-largest wildfire – Reuters

(Reuters) – Strong winds that have powered the third-largest wildfire in California’s history were expected on Sunday to further fuel a blaze that has burned 267,500 acres. Nearly 8,500 firefighters are battling the so-called Thomas Fire in Southern California, which began Dec. 4 and has destroyed more than 1,000 structures and threatened 18,000 more, including…

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'Horror and beauty': Celeb homes threatened by California wildfire – Sky News

Thousands of California residents have fled their homes as the third-largest wildfire in the state’s history rages on. As the fire spreads towards the wealthy enclave of Montecito, celebrity homeowners shared their fears over the approaching wildfires. Asking his followers to “pray for Santa Barbara”, actor Rob Lowe shared a photo showing his home surrounded…

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'Horror and beauty': Celeb homes threatened by California wildfire – Sky News

Thousands of California residents have fled their homes as the third-largest wildfire in the state’s history rages on. As the fire spreads towards the wealthy enclave of Montecito, celebrity homeowners shared their fears over the approaching wildfires. Asking his followers to “pray for Santa Barbara”, actor Rob Lowe shared a photo showing his home surrounded…

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