Lauren Shelburne | Banner | Resident walked the remnants of Bell Canyon with tools in hand ready to help their neighbors in need. A common bond of tragedy brought together new friends as they dug through debris to try to find what remained of their homes after the Woolsey Canyon Fire quickly ripped through the hillsides dividing Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Fires devastate Ventura, LA, Butte counties

Fires raging across California the past month have now been 100 percent contained, according to the California Fire Department. Two major blazes ran through Northern and Southern California both igniting Nov. 8. The Camp Fire in Northern California’s Butte County burned for 18 days and Southern California’s “Woosley Fire” in Ventura and Los Angeles counties […]

courtesy of Ellen Davis

Las Vegas shooting survivors reflect one year later

Survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern Ameri- can history look back at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas where 58 people were killed and 850 people were wounded by shooter Stephen Paddock. “I remember sounds going off that most people thought were fireworks, but it was when (country singer) […]

Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art | A new Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” welcomes museum patrons with an overview of the history of 3-D imaging.

Los Angeles art museum opens new immersive exhibit

“Avatar” (2009) “Toy Story 3” (2010) and “The Avengers” (2012): All of these were available and advertised as 3-D motion pictures. But the idea of 3-D has been around much longer than those recent movies. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently opened an exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” that shows the history and development […]

Courtesy of Saramonet Sunahara | When Hurricane Florence made landfal, North Carolina residents boght as many eggs, milk and bread as they could clearing out the stores.

Florence leaves East Coast, alumni in floodwater crisis

What started out as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Florence made its landfall on the coast of North Carolina. The hurricane caused monumental damage and wiped out everything in its path. With 35 lives lost as of Sept. 21 as a result of the storm, including those as young as 7 months old, the tragedy […]

Southern California wild fires burn CBU student Peter Thomas’ backyard and neighborhood hills in Burbank.

L.A. fires threaten student homes

A total of 626,216 acres are covered in ash because of the 6,409 acres that have torn across California since the start of 2017, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Los Angeles and Riverside counties were affected by five of the fires, which included the largest brush fire in L.A. history. […]

Yellow dragon disease threatens Riverside

Agriculturists find alarming citrus disease in local trees, quarantine it Citrus greening, a citrus plant disease responsible for severely damaging Florida’s citrus industry since 2005, has been found in Riverside. The disease, otherwise known as Huanglongbing or yellow dragon disease, was discovered in two trees at a residential area near the Interstate 60, 91 and 215 interchange late this […]