Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
The fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.
A wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has burned at least two structures and prompted the evacuation of homes along a rural road east of Sacramento.
The Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.