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Amerigo Vespucci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 06:11 PM
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9. That's beyond "serious"...
...and if the flames do reach Santa Cruz, the results are unimaginable. There are many homes, just like in Malibu, that are "creatively built" (as in "not safe locations").
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  -CNN just announced fire warnings as far north as Monterey, CA. AtomicKitten  Oct-23-07 06:05 PM   #0 
  - I don't know much about CA but have a sister in Mission Viejo  babylonsister   Oct-23-07 06:06 PM   #1 
  - On The Coast  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Oct-23-07 06:07 PM   #2 
  - It's about 100 miles South of SF on the coast  John Q. Citizen   Oct-23-07 06:08 PM   #3 
  - Ugh-thanks! nt  babylonsister   Oct-23-07 06:08 PM   #5 
  - Monterey is about 2 hours south of SF (about 75 miles +/-)  AtomicKitten   Oct-23-07 06:09 PM   #6 
  - Santa Cruz is a 344 mile drive (5 hours, 46 minutes) north of Malibu  TahitiNut   Oct-23-07 06:11 PM   #10 
  - Mission Viejo is closer to what they are calling the Santiago Canyon fire, sis....  Bluebear   Oct-23-07 06:15 PM   #11 
  - That map is helpful-thanks!  babylonsister   Oct-23-07 06:17 PM   #13 
  - XOXOX  Bluebear   Oct-23-07 06:20 PM   #15 
  - That's a great map, but CA is so freakin' big, I can't grasp the scale.  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 06:22 PM   #17 
  - Oh maybe 3 miles?  Bluebear   Oct-23-07 06:24 PM   #19 
     - Woah! Ok, that's really close. (Co-workers are out there!)  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 06:41 PM   #25 
  - I used to live in Mission Viejo for a while is on the east side of freeway  flyarm   Oct-23-07 06:41 PM   #24 
  - Mission Viejo, being a completely built up community doesn't  The_Casual_Observer   Oct-23-07 06:15 PM   #12 
     - Thank you; I've been there, and know that like other properties  babylonsister   Oct-23-07 06:18 PM   #14 
  - Conditions are dry but I don't think there are fires in Monterey or Santa Cruz  emlev   Oct-23-07 06:08 PM   #4 
  - right - a fire warning  AtomicKitten   Oct-23-07 06:09 PM   #7 
  - AK, here's a decent map to help you locate them  SoCalDem   Oct-23-07 06:09 PM   #8 
  - For Jeebus' sake!  AntiFascist   Oct-23-07 06:25 PM   #20 
  - Are there NO political posts in GD?  SoCalDem   Oct-23-07 06:29 PM   #21 
     - True, and I hope you're doing ok...  AntiFascist   Oct-23-07 06:35 PM   #23 
  - thanks  AtomicKitten   Oct-23-07 06:29 PM   #22 
  - That's beyond "serious"...  Amerigo Vespucci   Oct-23-07 06:11 PM   #9 
  - CNN exaggerates  Oeditpus Rex   Oct-23-07 06:21 PM   #16 
     - Phew! That's a relief.  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 06:23 PM   #18 
     - Thank goodness!  FloridaJudy   Oct-23-07 06:50 PM   #26 

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