Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire in Amador CountyA growing vegetation fire off of Lawrence Road in the community of Fiddletown is being responded to by fire crews, according to a Twitter post by the Amador/El Dorado area's Cal Fire unit.
UPDATE: Caltrans Closes Part of Hwy 50 Over Caldor Fire Safety ConcernsCaltrans closed a 40-mile stretch of Highway 50 in El Dorado County Friday afternoon due to safety concerns over the still-growing Caldor Fire as more evacuation orders were issued.
UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 65,000 Acres; Wildfire Remains at Zero ContainmentThe Caldor Fire in the Sierra grew again overnight but the advance was not as explosive as has been earlier in the week because of increased humidity, fire officials said Thursday.
Man Suspected Of Burglarizing Gold Rush-Era Mine Museum In Amador CountyA man was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly breaking into a Gold Rush-era mining museum in Amador County and stealing several items, according to authorities.
Man Suspected In His Father’s Death, Confesses, Leads Detectives To GraveA 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of killing his father following a manhunt near Lake Tahoe confessed to the killing and revealed to detectives the location of his father's body.
Off-Duty CHP Officer Kills Wife, Self In NorCal Store Parking LotAn off-duty California Highway Patrol officer fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself in the parking lot of a store in Amador County.
Former Amador County CHP Officer Suspected Of Molesting 12-Year-Old Girl A former California Highway Patrol officer from Amador County is facing charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl.
Narsai David: Four Fires, A New Wine And Food Festival In Amador CountyNarsai David says there’s a new wine and food festival starting up in Amador Valley next spring that’s definitely worth checking out.
Crews Work To Keep Yosemite Fire From Giant Sequoia TreesFire 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.
Thunderstorms Could Complicate Yosemite Fire Fight; Nearby Sand Fire 75% ContainedThe fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.
Sierra Foothills Wildfire Claims 5 Homes; 750 Evacuated Near PlymouthA wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Gold Country Wildfire Forces Evacuations Along Highway 49A 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.
CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health CareThe 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.