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News Briefs
A section of SoCal Wanderer dedicated to brief updates and short news stories that affect hikers, campers, and other users of California's great outdoors. Send tips to newsdesk@kcet.org.
Aspen Fire: Smoke Likely to Decrease, 2 Campgrounds Reopen

Aspen Fire: Smoke Likely to Decrease, 2 Campgrounds Reopen

Mosquitos Prompt Closure of Madrona Marsh in Torrance

Mosquitos Prompt Closure of Madrona Marsh in Torrance

Aspen Fire Grows Beyond 20,000 Acres

Aspen Fire Grows Beyond 20,000 Acres

3 Hikers Rescued by Helicopter in Griffith Park

3 Hikers Rescued by Helicopter in Griffith Park

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow, Community Meeting Set For Sunday

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow, Community Meeting Set For Sunday

Storms Damage Trails, Roads in Inyo National Forest

Storms Damage Trails, Roads in Inyo National Forest

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow, Enters Kaiser Wilderness

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow, Enters Kaiser Wilderness

Aspen Fire, Day 11: More Smoke Expected, Containment Increases

Aspen Fire, Day 11: More Smoke Expected, Containment Increases

Aspen Fire, Day 10: Growth Slows, Containment Continues to Increase

Aspen Fire, Day 10: Growth Slows, Containment Continues to Increase

Despite Rain, Fire Danger Remains High in Sequoia National Forest

Despite Rain, Fire Danger Remains High in Sequoia National Forest

Aspen Fire Chars Over 14,000 Acres, Injuries Reported

Aspen Fire Chars Over 14,000 Acres, Injuries Reported

Pinnacles National Park Plan Calls For New Trails, Camping Opportunities

Pinnacles National Park Plan Calls For New Trails, Camping Opportunities

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow as Crews Increase Containment

Aspen Fire Continues to Grow as Crews Increase Containment

Storm Closes Roads Throughout Death Valley

Storm Closes Roads Throughout Death Valley

Aspen Fire: Crews Starting to Get Containment [Updated]

Aspen Fire: Crews Starting to Get Containment [Updated]

Plague Prompts Closure of Angeles National Forest Campsites

Plague Prompts Closure of Angeles National Forest Campsites

10 Marijuana Grow Sites Raided in Los Padres National Forest

10 Marijuana Grow Sites Raided in Los Padres National Forest

Silver Lake's Boat Dock Removed

Silver Lake's Boat Dock Removed

Lightning Strikes Cause More Than 20 Fires in Sierra Nevadas

Lightning Strikes Cause More Than 20 Fires in Sierra Nevadas

High Fire Danger Prompts Restrictions in Los Padres National Forest

High Fire Danger Prompts Restrictions in Los Padres National Forest