Sociologists should cringe over this

Demonstrating once again how much loose money is sloshing around universities, comes this: In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University looked at 63 years of hurricane fatality data...

aftermath: the Springs Fire

CLICK to enlarge photos. Along the canyon via Potrero Road. This canyon had thick brush. I bet these will be revived with the next rain. At Cal State Channel Islands (CSUCI), the fire came right up to the edge. Notice the tree at right is scorched its left half, but...

hot wind, dry air, dry brush: fire

Santa Ana winds have started a fire in Camarillo Ca., which is just over the hill from Thousand Oaks. Hill? It’s a 900 foot elevation change. I took this photo at 11:50, shortly after fetching my granddaughter from preschool, which closed early as a precaution....