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.
Hot, dry winds are hindering firefighting efforts.
“The fires that are ripping through Oregon and Idaho and California and the West are just proof that the fire prevention policy is broken,” Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, said from Lincoln City.
Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the U.S. for at least 30 years.