Advertisement
 
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsElsinore High School
IN THE NEWS

Elsinore High School

NEWS
June 29, 1989 | NANCY WRIDE, Times Staff Writer
A thousand firefighters battled a 4,000-acre brush blaze Wednesday that burned through the Cleveland National Forest near Lake Elsinore, forcing evacuation of at least 200 residents. "The smoke is so bad you feel like you could cut it with a knife," said Pat Rambo, a Riverside County Sheriff's Department employee stationed in Lake Elsinore. "We're also getting ashes falling all over the place." Wind gusts were pushing the fire in several directions, but by late afternoon, one arm of the blaze was moving toward Lakeland Village, a mile south of Lake Elsinore, and another was heading toward Rancho Capistrano, 5 1/2 miles south of Ortega Highway, said Carol Stein, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 2005 | Daniel Hernandez, Times Staff Writer
"I am a soldier in the United States Army, 21 years old, and [now in Iraq]," begins a letter to the editor published in the Riverside Press-Enterprise in April 2003, signed by a serviceman named Nathan Bouchard. "You ask, 'Why, why are we in the Middle East? Why don't we leave Saddam alone? Why do we even get involved?'.... It is because somebody has to.... Because, as you know, problems do not go away just by closing your eyes or turning your back or burying your head in the sand.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1987 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ and TOM GORMAN, Times Staff Writers
Three brush fires whipped by erratic wind in searing temperatures burned out of control late Saturday in San Diego, Riverside, and Ventura counties, destroying two homes and prompting the evacuation of one area, fire officials said. Two ranch homes and two other structures were destroyed in northern San Diego County by a 1,200-acre fire on the southwestern slope of Palomar Mountain in Pauma Valley, California Department of Forestry officials said. No injuries were reported.
NEWS
June 28, 1989 | STEVEN R. CHURM, Times Staff Writer
Hundreds of firefighters, hampered by steep terrain and darkness, struggled Tuesday night to halt the summer's first major brush fire, a 3,000-acre blaze that raced through the Cleveland National Forest east of San Juan Capistrano and threatened more than 100 homes. The fire roared unchecked on both sides of Ortega Highway, the primary link between south Orange County and Lake Elsinore in Riverside County. The highway was shut down shortly after the fire erupted about 4 p.m. near the Upper San Juan campground, about 15 miles east of Interstate 5. What sparked the fire is unknown, officials said.
NEWS
June 29, 1989 | STEVEN R. CHURM and NANCY WRIDE, Times Staff Writers
A stubborn 7,000-acre brush fire, feeding on dense, dry vegetation, swept eastward out of Cleveland National Forest to the edge of Lake Elsinore on Wednesday night, destroying six homes and forcing the evacuation of several hundred residents. Stoked by erratic winds, the blaze raced out of the sparsely populated high country where it began Tuesday and took aim at several residential pockets on the west side of Lake Elsinore in Riverside County shortly before dusk. Six homes, valued at more $200,000 each, were destroyed in the Decker Canyon-Lakeland Village areas, where Riverside County sheriff's deputies had evacuated more than 300 residents earlier in the day, officials said.
NEWS
June 29, 1989 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA and NANCY WRIDE, Times Staff Writers
Brush fires in the mountains rimming the Antelope Valley and in the Cleveland National Forest destroyed seven homes Wednesday and left three firefighters injured, authorities said. A 7,000-acre blaze in the Cleveland National Forest destroyed six homes in the Decker Canyon-Lakeland Village area of Lake Elsinore, state Department of Forestry officials said. The fire forced at least 200 Lake Elsinore-area residents from their homes, authorities said. Three firefighters were injured, one seriously with a sprained back, while battling the fire, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 2003 | Hugo Martin, Times Staff Writer
Gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger attracted hundreds of supporters, a few naysayers and dozens of screaming autograph seekers at a lunchtime rally Thursday in downtown Riverside, a visit that underscored the important role the Inland Empire could play in the recall election. The boisterous event in the City Hall plaza, which attracted an estimated 1,500 people, was the Republican front-runner's first campaign appearance in the Inland Empire.
NEWS
April 26, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writer
"Everything . . . is changing," Paula Miller said soon after her husband, former FBI Agent Richard W. Miller, was arrested in 1984 for selling U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union. "The ground is moving under my feet. I spend hours and hours lying in my room trying to come up with some answers." The dark ruminations for Paula Miller would lead to sweeping changes in her life--divorce, a new husband, new jobs, finally a move out of the country. She and her youngest children took up residence more than a year ago in the Philippines, where her new husband does civilian work for a U.S. military base, her attorney said Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1988 | MARCIDA DODSON and DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writers
A brush fire that blackened 2,384 acres near Ortega Highway in San Juan Capistrano was fully contained Monday afternoon, and Orange County fire officials expected to declare the blaze extinguished by this morning. A last "finger" of the fire that had troubled firefighters was tamed, and officials declared the blaze fully contained at 2 p.m., said Orange County Fire Department spokeswoman Kathleen Cha.
NEWS
September 6, 1988 | DAVID FERRELL and JOHN KENDALL, Times Staff Writers
A cooling trend blew through Los Angeles on Monday, but not everyone noticed. Temperatures that fell eight degrees from Sunday's record 110-degree scorcher still left the Civic Center high for Labor Day at 102 degrees. It was the third successive day of 100-degree-plus readings and a difficult day for firefighters battling brush fires in Ventura and Riverside counties and motorists struggling to get to jam-packed beaches and resorts.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|