Plague Found In Dead Squirrels At Yosemite CampgroundTwo dead squirrels at a campground in Yosemite National Park were found to have been killed by plague, leading park officials to close it for treatment.
California Drought Could Mean Extinction For Tiny Fish Species As Habitat Dries UpCalifornia’s drought may lead to the extinction of a tiny fish holding onto dwindling habitat in Tuolumne County.
Rim Fire Burning In Yosemite 60 Percent ContainedThe Rim Fire that has blackened more than 228,000 acres in Stanislaus National Forest is now 60 percent contained but about 4,500 residences remain threatened, Cal Fire officials reported Monday morning.
Cooler Temperatures May Help Firefighters Battling Rim Fire In YosemiteThe Rim Fire remained 20 percent contained on Tuesday morning. Fire crews anticipate cooler temperatures and higher humidity this week that could allow them to gain the upper hand.
Rim Fire Now One Of Largest Fires In California HistoryHundreds of firefighters were digging trenches, clearing brush and starting back blazes to keep the so-called Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park out of several mountain hamlets.