How You Can Help Volcano Victims (6 photos)

Volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala have destroyed homes and displaced thousands of residents. About 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Flows of lava and ash from an eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano have killed more than 100 people, and...

A Romantic ‘We Shed’ on the California Coast (4 photos)

This rustic shed in the backyard of a home in the California Central Coast town of Los Osos serves as a cozy getaway with views of Morro Bay. Homeowners Vanessa Henson and Pete Riolo bought it from Dana O’Brien, who, with husband Sean, designs and custom builds backyard “she sheds,” studios and other...

See How an Old Garage Became a Colorful Art Studio (10 photos)

The enormous Thomas Fire that ravaged Southern California in late 2017 came dangerously close to artist Juana Guevara’s property in Ojai. The wildfires had surrounded the normally bucolic valley town, where art, citrus and olives rule. But Guevara’s home and the art studio she earlier had converted from...

See How an Old Garage Became a Colorful Art Studio (10 photos)

The enormous Thomas Fire that ravaged Southern California in late 2017 came dangerously close to artist Juana Guevara’s property in Ojai. The wildfires had surrounded the normally bucolic valley town, where art, citrus and olives rule. But Guevara’s home and the art studio she earlier had converted from...

Southern California Wildfires: How You Can Help (6 photos)

Wind-driven wildfires in Southern California have scorched more than a quarter of a million acres, destroyed over 1,000 homes and structures, and displaced tens of thousands of people. The largest blaze is the Thomas Fire, in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, which started Dec. 4. Large fires have...