Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crews gained enough ground on other blazes across the West to allow hundreds of people to return to their homes.
Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday — but don’t bring any candles to the party, please.
Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
Evacuations have been ordered after a fire along the southeast shore of Lake Berryessa.
200 homes evacuated in San Diego County; fire in Napa County grows to over six square miles.
Tom Steyer is creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in California and other western states.
57-year-old man has been charged with setting one of the wildfires that burned through San Diego County.
Firefighters have made varying degrees of progress against the wildfires burning in San Diego County.
Gov. Jerry Brown has issued a second executive order to deal with California’s drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.
Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
Hitting a rock or other obstacle with a titanium-coated club creates sparks that could ignite dry underbrush.
Signs of drought are everywhere.