Clear Lake

CLEARLAKE, CA - AUGUST 02:  Inmate fire crews walk by a backfire on the side of highway 20 ahead of the Rocky Fire on August 2, 2015 near Clearlake, California. Over 1,900 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that burned over 22,000 acres since it started on Wednesday afternoon. The fire is currently five percent contained and has destroyed at least 14 homes.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Credits Prison Inmates In Rocky Fire Fight

Nearly 1,200 inmate firefighters are helping in the battle against the Rocky Fire, which has now charred nearly 70,000 acres and is 85 percent contained.

08/10/2015

Backfire

‘One Big Monster’: Cooler Temperatures Bring Little Relief To Rocky Fire

Thousands of firefighters battling the Rocky Fire were aided by cooler temperatures and higher humidity.

08/05/2015

A Cal Fire firefighter is silhouetted by his headlamp as he monitors a backfire while battling the Rocky Fire on August 3, 2015 near Clearlake. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

101 Square Miles Scorched In Week-Old Rocky Fire, 20 Percent Contained

As firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning 10 miles from Clear Lake, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites in the latest fire-prone region to find itself under siege.

08/04/2015

Rocky Fire August 3, 2015 in Clearlake, California. (Getty Images)

13 Photos Show Rocky Fire’s Terrifying Fast-Spreading Rage

The Rocky Fire tripled in size over the weekend to 60,000 acres, generating its own winds that spread the flames at an unprecedented rate.

08/03/2015

Lake House (credit: Thinkstock)

Discover 5 Lake House Getaways In Northern California

While San Francisco is known more for it’s city and nightlife, on the outskirts and neighboring counties, there are some of the best lake destinations in California.

05/23/2015

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Small Earthquake Shakes Area North Of Clear Lake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 rattled an area of Lake County north of Clear Lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

04/02/2014

Naomi Richmond reads a letter to the crooks who struck her home. (CBS)

Defiant NorCal Widow Pens ‘Thank You’ Note To Burglars Who Struck As Husband Was Dying

Sunday evening Naomi Richmond’s husband David died of a massive heart attack in their home in Lake County. As she followed the ambulance to the hospital, someone used the tragedy to break in and ransack her home.

02/21/2014

One of several Lake County homes damaged by moving earth. (CBS)

Broken Pipes May Be To Blame For Sinkhole Swallowing Lake County Homes

Homeowners in Lakeport, just above Clear Lake, finally have a possible explanation as to why the land around them is slipping away, leaving broken and vacant houses behind.

05/14/2013

Missing. (CBS)

Man Lost In Lake County Wilderness Found, Survived On Pine Nuts

The family of a Sacramento-area man who was lost in the wilderness for more than a week says he survived on runoff and pine nuts.

04/23/2013

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Eye On The Bay: Road to Nowhere – Cobb Mountain

Brian explores one of the Bay Area’s least traveled roads, heading north of Calistoga and south of Clear Lake. It’s a drive ignored by nearly all Napa Valley wine tasters, who typically end their trip where ours begins.

07/31/2012

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