Honda Motor Co. is recalling 304,000 vehicles globally for air-bags problems in some 2001-2003 models. (Honda)

U.S. Probes Jeep Cherokee Fire, Nissan Rogue Air Bag Trouble

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn’t inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.


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King Fire Prompts Dense Smoke Advisory For Sierra

The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Smoke Advisory for an area stretching from north of Reno to south of Gardnerville and throughout Lake Tahoe.


The fire can be seen from Sentinel Dome Cam. (Credit: Yosemite Conservancy/NWS Sacramento)

Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley

Fire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park’s famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.


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Fire Burns Building At Used Car Lot In Modesto

A large, two-alarm fire is burning at a used car lot in South Modesto, sending up thick clouds of smoke that can be seen for miles.


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Spurs-Timberwolves In Mexico Postponed Due To Smoke

MEXICO CITY (AP) The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. The matchup will be made up in Minnesota at […]

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Some Labor Day Vacationers Undeterred By Smoke From Wildfires

The wildfires burning in California are sending lots of smoke into the local air, causing breathing problems for some residents.


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Events Canceled As CA Wildfires Send Smoke To NV

Dense smoke from major California wildfires continues to pour into the Reno area, causing event cancellations to mount and local health officials to expand pollution warnings into Tuesday.


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Yosemite Smoke Fuels Red Air Quality Alert In Reno

Health officials in smoky Reno have raised the seriousness of an air quality alert to include the general population as a thick haze worsens from a massive wildfire burning more than 150 miles away at Yosemite National Park.


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Smoky Haze From American Fire Here To Stay For A Few More Days

The smoky haze around Sacramento wasn’t just from the American Fire, but from several blazes burning around Northern California.


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American Fire Grows To Nearly 5,000 Acres; 35% Contained

The American Fire continues to burn in the heavily forested areas of Tahoe National Forest and is sending plumes of smoke throughout Placer County.



American Fire Now 1,200 Acres, Covering Parts Of Sierra Foothills In Smoke

Thick, hazy smoke from the American Fire can be seen billowing above the hills in the Tahoe National Forest, eventually settling into nearby valleys. The remote location of the fire is making it hard for crews to access it from the ground.


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Buddha Statue Catches Fire At Sacramento Business Overnight

A South Sacramento business is recovering from an overnight fire that started at a religious statue.