An investigation by the Ventura County Fire Department says power lines owned by Southern California Edison started the Thomas Fire. The debate continues over whether or not the county should approve new onshore oil drilling near Santa Maria. And hundreds of ultramarathoners will descend on the Los Padres Mountains this weekend for the Nine Trails Race.
New investigation links Thomas Fire to SoCal Edison
From this Episode:
Lawsuits against Southern California Edison bolstered by new investigation
According to an investigative report released by the Ventura County Fire Department , power lines operated by SoCal Edison were responsible for igniting the Thomas Fire.
Fire and mud can’t stop this Santa Barbara ultramarathon
This weekend, ultramarathons are descending on Santa Barbara’s frontcountry for the annual Nine Trails Race , a 35-mile trail run in the Los Padres National Forest.