July 18, 2013 The blaze has already consumed about 23,000 acres and has forced 6,000 people to flee. About 3,000 firefighters are on the scene. It's not clear whether the weather in coming days will help or hurt.
May 2, 2013 The blaze is burning in the rugged foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains about 50 miles west of Los Angeles and less than a dozen miles from the Pacific Ocean. It has forced evacuations of hundreds of homes.