Incident Commanders Look West After the Thomas Fire Jumps Toro Canyon

Fire crews are preparing to defend Montecito and plan to catch the blaze at Gibraltar.

Firefighters Brace for Shifting Winds Rest of Week

The Thomas Fire grew by 3,700 acres Monday; 20 percent contained.

Kids Play Free at La Casa de la Raza

The Eastside institution is offering indoor activities and food this week.

Ventura Farmworkers, Spanish Speakers Left Out of Thomas Fire Emergency Response

Many laborers have been forced to work without face masks, and Westside immigrant residents were unaware of warnings.

Los Agaves Feeding Firefighters for Free

Mexican restaurant offering free meals at all four locations.

Documentary-Maker Bruce Brown Dies

Gaviota resident made ‘The Endless Summer’ and the Oscar-nominated ‘On Any Sunday.’