Some states find themselves hit by disaster far more often than others.
Figures current as of the end of May 2014 and going back more than 60 years show presidents have declared nearly 2,000 major disasters in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. But the top 10 states have been responsible for nearly a third of that total.
Find out if your state is one of the 10 most at risk for natural disasters like snow and ice storms, tornadoes and earthquakes, according to Bankrate.com.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.
A catalytic converter in a passing vehicle is suspected to be the cause of a brush fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon on the Harris Grade, near Lompoc. Firefighters were able to limit the blaze to less than 20 acres.
A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf and strong currents to Ventura County south and southeast-facing beaches this week. Rescuers are urging the public to be cautious while entering the water, but surfers are enjoying the bigger sets.