The Jesusita Fire
The Stihl Corporation agrees to a confidential payout for 60 homeowners. Read story.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Lawsuits filed against trail workers and tool manufacturer. Read story.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Two years after the Jesusita Fire Sam Kornell Looks at the Idyllic Past and to the Global Future of Fire, Flood and Drought Read story.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Dana Larsen and Craig Ilenstine were sentenced to community service for not having proper equipment for brush-clearing activities, a charge stemming from the DA’s Office investigation of the Jesusita Fire. Read story.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Court rules against DA theory a "hot work" permit is required for use of a weed cutter. Read story.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Attorneys for Craig Ilenstine and Dana Larsen, accused of illegal actions that may have led to the start of the devastating Jesusita Fire, plan to file briefs addressing what sort of activities require a hot work permit. Read story.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Craig Ilenstine and Dana Larsen still face misdemeanor charges. Read story.
Monday, February 22, 2010
Environmental group may sue fire agencies for retardant drops that killed steelhead. Read story.
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Misdemeanors could mean fines, jail time, and civil penalties for Craig Ilenstine and Dana Larsen. Read story.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
The investigation notes have been given to the District Attorney to be used in determining any possible culpability. Read story.
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Maps provide a close look at locations of Jesusita Fire hydromulching. Read story.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Ray takes a look back at the Jesusita Fire investigation. Read story.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
A June 27 forum aims to teach green, fire-resistant rebuilding practices. Read story.
Friday, June 26, 2009
Upon further investigation, the allegations are unproven. Read story.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
AIGA's Santa Barbara chapter helps rebuilding one t-shirt and tote bag at a time. Read story.