The Rocky Fire is the biggest fire burning in California. It’s raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco. It spread through Sunday to cover even more drought-stricken ground.
The U.S. Senior Open is prompting road closures in and around the golf course on Marconi Avenue.
Some key roadways and bridges in Folsom will be closed for Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California today.
Traffic on a major corridor through the Sierra will be closed for much of the month while crews repair a rock wall.
Crews along California’s Central Coast worked Friday to reopen a highway through the Big Sur area and repair damage from a flood that forced the evacuation of a mobile home park, as the region got a respite from a powerful storm that brought heavy wind and rain.
A storm in the Sierra packing wind gusts up to 100 mph has dumped a foot of new snow on the mountains above Lake Tahoe. It’s also causing major power outages, flight delays and travel headaches on area highways.