Updated 12:31 p.m.: The La Tuna Canyon Fire continues to burn upwards of 5,000 acres and has engulfed one home, according to the L.A. Times.
Burbank police directed evacuees to McCambridge Park at 1515 Glenoaks Blvd.in Burbank, and in Los Angeles an additional evacuation shelter was established at Sunland Recreation Center at 8651 Foothill Blvd.
The fire prompted the shutdown of the 210 Freeway eastbound at the 118 Freeway and westbound at the 2 Freeway. DeBell Golf Club in Burbank will also likely close, the fire department reported.
Hundreds of fire fighters were seen battling the blaze as the flames were spreading in four directions amid intense heat and wild winds. About 200 people have voluntarily evacuated.
Another wildfire burning near Yosemite had grown to 8.5 square miles (22 square kilometers) and entered the Nelder Grove of 106 giant sequoias, despite firefighters' efforts to stave it off. A plume is looming over an Ikea store and crowded shopping centers in nearby Burbank, and is visible from Griffith Park and northern Los Angeles. "It switched multiple times", said Terrazas, adding that there have been no firefighter injuries.
Seven ranches and a geothermal plant remain threatened. Many others, including some that have been larger and claimed hundreds of homes, have burned through metropolitan Los Angeles County over the years.
It has also damaged power lines and closed roads north of Sacramento.
Mayor Garcetti declared an emergency and asked the governor to do the same so state and federal assistance would be provided quickly.
U.S. job growth slows in August
While job growth slightly slowed last month, the overall labor market recovery remains solid so far this year. That was the largest gain since February and came despite a lull in homebuilding activity and home sales.
Angels acquire Justin Upton from Tigers
Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. Acquired in the off-season, the Tigers may have found their centerfielder of the future in the form of Mikie Mahtook.
The man charged with starting the fire, John Ballenger, made his first court appearance in Butte County Superior Court on Friday, District Attorney Michael Ramsey said.
The temperature in Oroville hit 108 degrees (42 degrees C).
The region was so hot that officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit system ordered trains to slow down on rails that were exposed to sun, expecting the heat would expand and possibly shift the metal track slightly, spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.
A crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection battles a brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, California, on September 2, 2017.
On Friday, fire officials urged anyone "feeling unsafe in their homes", to get out, whether or not their location fell under an evacuation order. It was about 10 percent contained, Scott said. It's threatening 500 homes.
No structures are now threatened and none of the fire is contained at this time.
Some 500 firefighters have been deployed to fight the fire.
More than 1,000 nuclear detonations occurred at the 1,360-square-mile (3522-square-kilometer) secure federal reservation from 1951 to 1992.
The stock traded as high as GBX 329.75 ($4.26) and last traded at GBX 329.75 ($4.26), with a volume of 10,328 shares traded. Numis now has a GBX 520.00 target price per share on the 3.45 billion GBP market cap company or 46.01% upside potential.
Hurricane Harvey hit landfall in Texas on Friday and has caused billions in damage while taking almost a dozen lives already. Two police officers and fire rescue officers used a rubber boat to reach the pair and managed to drag them onto the boat.
In addition, mosquitoes from a trap located in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury tested positive for the virus this week. Symptoms can include a headache, fatigue, skin rash, swollen lymph glands and eye pain along with fever.
Western Michigan gave No. 4 USC all they could handle, keeping pace with the Trojans going into the fourth quarter. On his next opportunity, however, Darnold capped an 83-yard drive with a 11-yard touchdown rush off a bootleg.
The Congress leader also said the FDI had fallen by seven per cent and credit to the industry was lowest in the last 63 years. The RBI yesterday said about 99 per cent of Rs 15.44 lakh crore demonetised currency came back into the system.
More broadly, it doesn't help that competitors are taking share from Dollar General in higher-margin categories, he noted. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -1.8%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 0.7%.
Importantly, the letter Trump and Miller penned together - and Comey's dismissal - did not occur in a vacuum. However, the biggest revelation that came out of the interview involved Former FBI Director Jim Comey.
Florida State (0-1) will look to become the first team since Miami in 1983 to win a national championship after losing its opener. The Wolverines marched down the field to start the third quarter, scoring on a 3-yard Karan Higdon touchdown run.
For those unable to go to the store and buy bread, the bakery packaged up plenty of pan dulce and donated to people in need. The bakery shared an image Monday of some of its workers posing with their baked creations.
Trump draws less confidence in his ability to make wise decisions about immigration and the use of nuclear weapons (40% each). Trump said the USA needs to keep pace with other countries and ideally needs a business tax of 15 percent.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.82 percent from 3.86 percent last week. ARM interest rates in the 10 year category have been published at 3.000% today and the April is 3.709%.
Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend
Marie, Thunder Bay, and Timmins have been reporting the highest gas prices, in the range of 131.9 to 133.9 cents per litre. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
Wall Street opens higher as data lowers rate hike view
For the month, the Dow and the S&P 500 notched five-month winning streaks, while the Nasdaq recorded its ninth positive month. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high.
An Asteroid Named Florence Just Flew by Earth
Asteroid Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size, according to NASA . The asteroid owes its name to Florence Nightingale , founder of modern school of nurses.
CC Sabathia Rips Nunez, Red Sox Over Bunting
The Red Sox went 1-for-8 with men on base against Sabathia and were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Sabathia pitched in a tight game before the Yankees added four runs in the sixth and seventh.
Windows Mixed Reality headsets to cost £399 in the UK
The Insider Preview version limited the contacts to just Skype or email, but what the final version will offer is unclear for now. Its predecessor, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a k a 1607 for July 2016, didn't begin rolling out until August .
Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close
The closest passing of a large asteroid to Earth will happen Friday, according to scientists who study "near-Earth objects". EDT on Saturday, according to S&T, as this is when the asteroid will pass much dimmer stars.
Tropical Storm Irma forms in Atlantic Ocean
The next big hurricane has already formed and this could become a big newsmaker in the U.S.in 10 days or so. That said, all interests in those areas should monitor the progress of Irma closely for many days to come.