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Wildfire Destroys Homes Along California's Big Sur Coast

A wildfire that erupted in a scenic stretch of California's central coastline late Sunday night has destroyed at least 15 homes and forced many residents to evacuate, county and fire officials said.   The fire in Big Sur - the stunning, mountainous region south of the Monterey Peninsula that reaches into the Los Padres National Forest - grew to 550 acres (223 hectares) by late Monday afternoon.   No injuries have been reported in the blaze, which started near the Big Sur...

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