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Caltrain Electrification Project Groundbreaking Celebrated In MillbraeElected leaders turned over ceremonial dirt with golden shovels while Caltrain officials cut a cake shaped like a train.
Boy Smoking Marijuana Blamed For Sparking Wildfire Near AuburnAuthorities say a boy smoking marijuana was arrested for investigation of starting a small wildfire outside Sacramento.
Growth Of Detwiler Fire Slows, Mariposa Evacuations LiftedFirefighters in California have lifted an evacuation order for residents of a Gold Rush-era town that was threatened by a wildfire.
Interior Dept. Pulls Glacier Park Chief From Zuckerberg's TourAn official for Pres. Trump's Interior Department says the climate debate did not factor into the decision and that "every tax dollar matters."
Detwiler Fire Near Yosemite Scorches Over 100 Square MilesAuthorities say a stubborn wildfire burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park has now destroyed 45 structures while forcing thousands of people from their homes.
Planet Plastic: UC Study Finds Earth Has 5.5 Billion Tons Of Plastic WasteIndustry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash.
Sand Mine On Monterey Bay To Close After More Than A CenturyAfter years of protests, investigation and negotiation, the California Coastal Commission voted to accept a deal that will set in motion the eventual closure of the 110-year-old Lapis Sand Mine in the Monterey County town of Marina.
Fire Near Central California Reservoir Threatens Hundreds Of StructuresA wildfire burning in central California has grown, threatening several hundred structures.
Summer, Winter Overlap In Tahoe's Longest Ski Season In Resort HistoryThere's a startling sight at Lake Tahoe this summer. Vacationers on the lake look up and see skiers on the snow-capped mountains, just a few miles away.
First Half Of 2017 Ranks 2nd Hottest Globally Behind 2016Record warmth was measured in much of Mexico, western Europe, eastern Russia, eastern Africa and eastern China. The U.S. had its second warmest start.
Saratoga Fire Containment Reaches 50 Percent, Utilities RestoredA challenging vegetation fire in Saratoga knocked out power and water to six families but is 50 percent contained Tuesday afternoon and the families have power again, Santa Clara County fire officials said.
Wildfires In Mendocino, Central California Prompt EvacuationsIn Northern California, a 900-acre wildfire in Mendocino County has triggered an evacuation of homes.

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