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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:06 p.m.

Wildfire closes key California highway through the weekend

A stretch of a major highway near the California-Oregon border will remain closed through the weekend as crews try to tame a roaring wildfire burning on both sides of the …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

California takes financial wallop from unrelenting wildfires

Truckers abandoned big-rigs and motorists screamed in fear as they came dangerously close to an explosive wildfire that shut down about 45 miles of a major California interstate near the …


California wildfire shuts I-5, prompts new evacuations

A fast-growing wildfire in Northern California prompted officials Wednesday to close both directions of Interstate 5 connecting California and Oregon and issue evacuations.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:47 p.m.

Shawn Vestal: There’s a California connection to Northwest white supremacy

We’re entering a new era in the Northwest’s long, depressing tango with racist extremists, and there’s a lot about this era that’s new – from the methods to the mediums …


Interstate 5 reopens after California blaze forces closure

A major interstate that connects California and Oregon reopened Monday after a wildfire roared along the roadway and forced a six-day closure while burned trees and charred vehicles were removed.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

Teen killed in shooting near California school

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old critically wounded when a gun battle broke out near a Northern California high school.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

West Coast officials tell tourists not to worry about fires

Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue in July due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California’s state tourism agency said Thursday it is teaming up with …


California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

California lawmakers are abandoning a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires. For now.


Trump’s tariffs boost rebuilding costs for wildfire victims

The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes. That especially squeezes homeowners who seek to rebuild quickly after losing …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

Firefighters fought to spare homes Friday from a growing Southern California forest fire, a day after flames came perilously close to neighborhoods and destroyed one house.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 7:01 p.m.

14,000 firefighters, inmates to foreigners, aid California

Firefighters said for the first time Wednesday that they have made good progress battling the state’s largest-ever wildfire but didn’t expect to have it fully under control until September.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11 a.m.

Still raging: Largest wildfire in California history grows

Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The places and names change, but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.


Northern California blazes now largest in state history

Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the …


Five killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

Five people on board a small airplane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the twin-engine Cessna crashed Sunday in a Southern California parking lot, authorities said.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Gov. Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.


‘Hazardous’ smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

Yosemite National Park’s iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality is worse than anywhere in America and is rivaling Beijing.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home …


Python that went missing during California fire is found

Residents of a Northern California neighborhood can breathe a sigh of relief now that a 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a wildfire has …


UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 8:50 p.m.

New fire erupts in Northern California; homes threatened

Firefighters struggling to contain destructive Northern California wildfires found themselves facing a new blaze that erupted Tuesday and drove through a rural area near a national forest.


UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:43 a.m.

Thousands more flee wildfires as California’s deadliest blaze slows down

Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state’s largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days …


UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Hope grows as deadly Northern California blaze slows down

The deadly Northern California wildfire that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes slowed down Sunday after days of explosive growth, giving officials hope even as …


UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Two children, great-grandmother perish in California wildfire

The death count from a Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday after two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead.


UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

‘Terrifying’ tornadoes of flame burn 500-plus California structures

A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern California city claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested …


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

California fire burns homes, injures firefighters, civilians

Fire stoked by hot and windy weather raged through a forest in far northern California on Thursday. In mountain communities east of Los Angeles, calmer conditions aided firefighters on the …


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

California court: Workers must be paid for off-clock tasks

Starbucks and other employers in California must pay workers for minutes they routinely spend off the clock on tasks such as locking up or setting the store alarm, the state …


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Police arrest man suspected of starting California wildfire

Homes burned as a fast-moving wildfire forced an entire Southern California mountain town to evacuate Wednesday, while tourists emptied from the heart of Yosemite National Park so firefighters could battle …


UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 4:13 p.m.

Heart of Yosemite park to close as crews battle blaze

The heart of Yosemite National Park, where throngs of tourists are awe-struck by cascading waterfalls and towering granite features like El Capitan and Half Dome, will be closed as firefighters …


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 3:16 p.m.

Scenic California highway near Big Sur reopens after slide

A scenic stretch of Highway 1 in a popular tourist area along the California coast reopened to traffic Wednesday, more than a year after it was blocked by a massive …


Woman swerves off cliff and survives 7 days trapped on a secluded beach

Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident – plummeting down an oceanside cliff in central California.


Insider attack in Afghanistan killed soldier from California

The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California.