Cal Fire: Soberanes Fire Not Fully Contained Till End Of SeptemberThe Soberanes Fire has scorched 81,396 acres since it was started on the morning of July 22 by an illegal campfire left abandoned at Garrapata State Park.
Death Sentence Sought In Murder Of Salinas ChildrenMonterey County prosecutors were seeking the death penalty against a woman charged with the deaths of two children found in a storage unit in Redding and abuse of a 9-year-old girl last year.
Highway 1 Expected To Reopen After Closure During Soberanes Fire FightA closure Monday through a portion of state Highway 1 in Monterey County due to hazardous trees in the Soberanes Fire area has been extended to the end of the day, according to Cal Fire officials.
Man Killed When Car Rolls Over Him In Monterey CountyA 56-year-old man moving a car died when the vehicle rolled over him Saturday morning in Prunedale, an unincorporated community in Monterey County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Big Sur Wildfire Grows To More Than 100 Square MilesCalifornia's biggest wildfire expanded overnight to more than 104 square miles north of scenic Big Sur.
Soberanes Wildfire Near Big Sur Is 50 Percent ContainedMore than two weeks since the Soberanes wildfire began with an illegal campfire near Big Sur, the blaze is 50 percent contained.
Wineries Watch Grape Crop Exposed To Soberanes Fire SmokeGrape growers are keeping their eyes on their crops at a dozen wineries in Carmel Valley closest to the Soberanes Fire, which has burned over 60,000 acres since it began more than two weeks ago in Monterey County.
Nearly 80 Square Miles Scorched In Soberanes Fire Near Big SurThe Soberanes Fire in Monterey County is now at 51,000 acres (79.6 square miles) and is 27 percent contained, Cal Fire officials reported Thursday morning.
Monterey County Reports First Case Of Travel-Related Zika VirusHealth officials in Monterey County announced earlier this week that a resident has become the county’s first travel-related Zika virus infection.
Soberanes Fire Near Big Sur 25 Percent ContainedThe Soberanes Fire was 25 percent contained at 45,800 acres (71.56 square miles) as of Wednesday morning.
Illegal Campfire Sparked Massive Big Sur WildfireCal Fire officials announced Tuesday afternoon that an illegal campfire has been determined to be the cause of the massive Soberanes Fire in Monterey County.
Big Sur Wildfire Grows To 67 Square Miles; Some Evacuation Orders LiftedThe Soberanes Fire broke out on July 22 and has grown to 43,400 acres (67.8 square miles), with containment at 18 percent as of Tuesday morning.