U.S. Forest Service To Temporarily Close Several National Forests Over Fire DangerSeveral national forests in California were shut down Monday evening because of the extreme fire danger.
Man Shot At Deadman's Campground Committed 'Eerily Similar' Crime Exactly Two Years AgoTimothy Edward Smith, who deputies say was shot after entering a tent at the campground and getting on top of a woman, was arrested exactly two years ago for an "eerily similar" crime.
Officials Identify Man Who Entered Campers' Tent At Deadman's Campground And Was ShotOfficials identified the man who was shot at the Deadman Campground on July 11 as 36-year-old Timothy Edward Smith of Watsonville.
Man Who Entered Campers' Tent At Deadman's Campground In Tuolumne Co. Shot DeadAuthorities say an unknown man who went into a pair of campers’ tent was shot and killed, Tuolumne County authorities say.
Abandoned Campfires And Trash Left In Stanislaus National ForestForest officials are reminding people to get rid of their trash properly and to not leave campfires unattended.
Vandals Cover Picnic Area Of Stanislaus National Forest In GraffitiA tagging tornado in Tuolumne County sparked outrage after a man posted a video of the vandalism on Facebook.
Donnell Fire Grows 5,000 Acres, Mandatory Evacuations In OrderWith the strong winds blowing Saturday, the fire grew about 5,000 acres and is now 5,800 acres.
Crews Battling 75-Acre Fire In Stanislaus National ForestCrews are responding to a wildfire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday afternoon.
Fire Danger Prompts Fire Restrictions For Parts Of Stanislaus National ForestHigh fire danger has prompted the Forest Service to enact temporary fire restrictions in moderate and high-hazard areas of the Stanislaus National Forest to prevent wildfires.
Rim Fire Logging Raises Concerns Over Spotted Owl PopulationThe spotted owl makes its home in the Stanislaus National Forest. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, environmental research shows 32 pairs of spotted owls and 5 individual spotted owls were found in the Rim Fire area. The Center said it's the best habitat for the owls to find food.
U.S. Forest Service Allows Logging In 52 Square Miles Of Forests Burned By Rim Fire The highly awaited decision came amid a standoff between environmentalists and supporters of the timber industry over what to do with the trees that died in the massive Rim Fire, which started Aug. 17, 2013, and burned more than 400 square miles of the Stanislaus National Forest
Feds Decline Comment On DA's Rim Fire AssertionFederal prosecutors have declined to address a district attorney's claim that they intend to prosecute the hunter who allegedly started the Rim Fire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills.
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.
Rim Fire Burns 125,000 Acres, Crosses Yosemite National Park BoundaryGov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the fire that has burned 125,620 acres—growing five times larger since Wednesday—and is only 1 percent contained. The fire northeast of Groveland in the Stanislaus National Forest has closed a 4-mile stretch of Highway 120, one main path into Yosemite on the west side.
Rim Fire Explodes To 10,000 Acres In A Day In Stanislaus National ForestFirefighters are having a difficult time keeping up with the blaze as it moves in three different directions, with plenty of dry brush and trees to fuel the flames.