Firefighters are getting a good handle on the Rim Fire and now a major road into Yosemite National Park is back open, meaning businesses are getting ready to put things back in place.
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the fire that has burned 125,620 acres—growing five times larger since Wednesday—and is only 1 percent contained. The fire northeast of Groveland in the Stanislaus National Forest has closed a 4-mile stretch of Highway 120, one main path into Yosemite on the west side.
A road on a busy entrance to Yosemite National Park will be reopening ahead of schedule on Saturday after a giant rockslide damaged part of it in January.
A busy highway in Yosemite National Park is set to reopen, just a week after house-side boulders crashed down on it during last week’s storm.
An Escalon police officer is recovering after being shot by a burglary suspect who grabbed the officer’s gun during a struggle, according to officials.