Almost 200,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, and more than 65,000 acres and 150 structures have been damaged as of Wednesday morning. Gov. UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Los Angeles Valley College and Santa Monica College all canceled classes Thursday.
Terrazas reminded residents in various hillside areas that red-flag parking restrictions remain in effect.
The Creek fire burning from Sylmar to Sunland remained at 70 percent containment and 15,619 acres Saturday morning. Between 400 and 600 firefighters from 52 engine companies were engaging in the fire fight, supported by helicopters that were making water drops and two fixed-wing aircrafts, the mayor said.
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If he also fails to find a quarterback, he'll meet a similar fate to Brown - and one head coach Hue Jackson could be facing soon. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam on December 7 fired Sashi Brown as executive vice president of football operations.
"We've always had fires, and it's always been one of those things, like, 'We'll be OK, '" said Virginia Padilla, Patricia's sister. The fire caused the temporary closure of the 405 freeway between West Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.
Santa Ana winds gained strength Wednesday night, and powerful gusts were expected to kick up again Thursday.
A news reporter found a horse upside down at the bottom of a crevice while reporting on the Creek Fire that is spreading through California. Dozens of schools in Ventura and Los Angeles counties were closed.
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Garcia Zarate was accused of gunning down 32-year-old Steinle, a Pleasanton native, on Pier 14 in San Francisco's Embarcadero neighborhood.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials survey damage after the Creek Fire near Sylmar scorched a hillside in a photo released by the Sheriff's Department on December 9, 2017. Fire officials said 4,600 people were affected by the fire. A smaller fire in San Bernardino is entirely contained, according to ABC News.
As the fire burned on Tuesday, the Foothill (210) Freeway was closed in both directions between the Golden State (5) Freeway and the Glendale (2) Freeway, but the freeway had been reopened by Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Evacuation orders had covered a large area bounded by Mulholland Drive to the north, Sunset Boulevard to the south, the 405 to the west and Roscomare Road on the east.
Evacuation orders were lifted late Thursday afternoon for most of the Creek Fire-affected area, with the exception of parts of the Shadow Hills and Riverwood neighborhoods, as well as the Limekiln Canyon area.
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Alabama will meet Clemson in the Sugar Bowl in one national semifinal game on January 1. Pruitt won three national championships (2009, 2011 and 2012) while at Alabama.
Numerous animals were being housed at Pierce College and the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, which were at capacity Wednesday afternoon and not accepting additional animals.