Federal Charges Expected For Rim Fire SuspectFederal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.
Gov. Brown Renews Call For Federal Rim Fire AidCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal to President Obama in a renewed effort to obtain federal aid in the wake of a Rim Fire that raged for months.
Heavy Rain Could Wash Rim Fire Debris Into Modesto Drinking WaterThe first storm is set to hit the Sacramento area since thousands of acres of brush and trees burned in the Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park.
Lincoln Company Quickly Salvaging Lumber From Rim, American FiresA Lincoln business is salvaging logs from two major California fires, and says getting to the trees early is the key to replanting them for the future.
Rim Fire, Third Largest California Wildfire, Finally 100 Percent ContainedMore than two months after it started on Aug. 17, the Rim Fire is finally completely under control. There is a small 800- to 1,000-acre pocked near Kibbie Lake with potential to burn.
Yosemite Reopens After Shutdown, But Park's Attendance Will Be Slow To RecoverNormally the park gets about 10,000 visitors a day this time of the year. Employees believe it’ll take some time to get back to those numbers.
SF Power Plant Repaired And Back Online After Rim FireSan Francisco is getting full hydroelectric power again from Yosemite National Park after the last of two power plants shuttered during the Rim Fire reopened.
Burned By Congress: Government Shutdown Latest Blow For Area Affected By Rim Fire While the Rim Fire eases toward containment, businesses around Yosemite National Park will have another potential disaster to contend with—Monday night’s federal government shutdown.
Rim Fire Prompts Calls For Opening National Forests To Logging“It's devastating because you may have a community of 3,000 people and 300 of them are working in or related to the saw mill,” said David Bischel with the California Forestry Association.
Nearly 40 Percent Of Rim Fire Land A 'Moonscape'A fire that raged in forestland in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous "moonscape" in the Sierra Nevada mountains larger than any in centuries.
Yosemite Highway Reopened After Long Fire ClosureA key highway into Yosemite National Park that has been closed amid a massive wildfire for nearly three weeks is finally open again.
Scientists Assess Damage From Rim Fire Burning In Yosemite AreaScientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches.
Rim Fire Near Yosemite Burns Into Fourth WeekAs a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
Businesses Along Highway 120 Relieved To Have Road Closure LiftedFirefighters are getting a good handle on the Rim Fire and now a major road into Yosemite National Park is back open, meaning businesses are getting ready to put things back in place.
Federal Teams Headed To Rim Fire To Assess DamageEven as firefighters battle a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park, environmental scientists are moving in this weekend to begin critical work protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season beings.