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Siskiyou County

Wildfire destroying a structure in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout California

Officials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.

09/16/2014

One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Wildfire In Northern California Town Of Weed Burns 100 Homes, At Least 1,500 Evacuated

A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.

09/15/2014

The Meadow fire rages East of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. (Photo Credit: Yosemite National Park)

Yosemite Wildfire Leads To Helicopter Evacuations Of Hikers From Half Dome

A wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.

09/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

Day Fire in Modoc County

Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Wildfires Spread In California, Oregon

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California’s governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

08/03/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast Blazes

Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.

08/02/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

2nd Northern California County Votes For Secession

A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.

09/24/2013

(CBS)

Northern California County Board Votes For Secession From State

A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California.

09/04/2013

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

2,000 California Birth Records Found In Unsecure Location

State health officials are investigating a possible security breach involving 2,000 California birth records.

05/07/2013

David Dean Johnson of El Cerrito and Scott Wayne Bailey of El Sobrante are suspected of stealing $1.25 million of gold artifacts from the Siskiyou County courthouse on January 31, 2012. (Siskiyou County Sheriff)

El Cerrito Man Turns Himself In For $1.25M Gold Heist In Siskiyou County

An El Cerrito man has turned himself in to Siskiyou County sheriff’s officials after being identified as a suspect in the theft of more than $1.25 million in gold from a Siskiyou County courthouse display case more than a year ago.

04/02/2013

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