Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire that raced through a far Northern California town, damaging or destroying 100 homes and a church.
Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
Between four and eight homes have been destroyed in the Solano County town of Collinsville.
Firefighters were racing to control a wildfire that threatened more than 500 homes in central California before hotter, drier weather sets in later in the week.
Fire crews are investigating two fires that burned Sacramento-area homes on Monday morning.
Four Sacramento Habitat for Humanity families received the keys to their new homes on Saturday, January 25th, 2014. The dedication ceremony marks the completion of Sacramento Habitat for Humanity’s 100th home in Sacramento County as well as the completion of the 1st phase of Sacramento Habitat’s ambitious transit-oriented Indian Lane project which will feature 14 single-family LEED certified homes.
Fire officials say crews made considerable progress overnight against a wildfire in a San Francisco Bay Area wilderness park, more than doubling containment and reducing the number of threatened homes.
U.S. home prices surged 11.9 percent in June from a year earlier, reflecting stronger demand amid a tight supply of homes for sale.
In 2008, the Federal Emergency Management Agency increased the danger of flood zones in places such as Natomas. This has halted all construction due to flood concerns.
U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
More than 200,000 Californians will each receive checks worth nearly $1,500 this month as part of the national mortgage settlement, the state attorney general’s office said Tuesday.
It was a busy night for Stockton police after they responded to at least four homes hit by gunfire.