Weary Firefighters Making Steady Progress Battling Willow Fire In Monterey County WildernessFirefighters battling the Willow Fire, burning in the treacherous terrain of the Los Padres National Forest wilderness, increased containment to 56 percent late Saturday with 2,877 acres having been charred by the blaze.
Willow Fire Containment Grows, Evacuation Orders LiftedThe Monterey County Sheriff's Office lifted evacuation warnings and modified some orders Thursday for the week-old Willow Fire.
Willow Fire: Good Weather Aiding Firefighters Near Big Sur; Containment Reaches 13%An influx of moist and cool ocean air was helping Wednesday as more than 500 firefighters worked to suppress a forest fire burning in California coastal mountains near a remote Buddhist monastery south of Big Sur.
'Fire Monks' Ready To Defend Zen Monastery From Willow Fire Raging In Big SurA group of firefighting monks was ready to defend a Buddhist monastery being threatened Tuesday by the so-called burning in the rugged central coast mountains south of Big Sur.
Wildfires Continue To Burn Along State’s Coast, Sierra; Endangers Buddhist MonasteryWildfires continued to burn up areas of dry vegetation Tuesday in rugged central coast mountains and near an Eastern Sierra trailhead where hikers begin treks to the summit of Mount Whitney.
UPDATE: Sheriff Orders Evacuation As Fire Crews Continue Battling Advancing Wildfire Near Big SurA wildfire that started in Willow Thursday continues to advance in the steep, mountainous terrain near Big Sur, prompting local authorities to order evacuations.
UPDATE: Willow Fire Near Big Sur Grows To 2800 Acres, Still Zero Percent ContainedThe Willow Fire, first reported on June 17, was 2,088 acres as of Sunday afternoon -- up slightly from 2,066 acres on Saturday night. The fire remains zero percent contained.
Pfeiffer Falls Trail Damaged In Big Sur Wildfire To Reopen After 13-Year ClosureA popular trail in Big Sur flanked by redwood trees that leads down through a gorge to a 60-foot waterfall is set to open to the public this week after a 13-year restoration needed when a wildfire destroyed access to it, officials announced Monday
Big Sur Reopening: Stretch Of Highway 1 Washed Out In Winter Storm Reopens Ahead Of ScheduleA section of California's scenic Highway 1 that collapsed during a winter storm reopened to traffic on Friday.
Crews Finish State Highway 1 Repairs in Big Sur Early; Set to Reopen by April 30Highway 1 along Big Sur is expected to reopen by April 30 because work to repair a huge piece of roadway that crumbled during a storm is nearly two months ahead of schedule.
Early Morning Earthquake Cluster Rattles Central CoastFour earthquakes ranging from 3.7 to 3.0 in magnitude rattled the Central Coast near Big Sur early Sunday morning.
Caltrans: Highway 1 Storm Repair Work At Big Sur To Cost $11 Million; Reopening Expected In SummerWork to replace a section of Highway 1 along Big Sur that was damaged during a recent winter storm is scheduled to begin next week and is expected to continue until summer, Caltrans said.
Crews Work To Repair Highway Washed Out During Atmospheric River Storm Near Big SurCrews worked Monday to determine when they can rebuild a section of scenic Highway 1 near Big Sur in Monterey County after it collapsed in torrential rain last week.
Atmospheric River: Big Sur In Bulleye's Eye Of Approaching Storm; NWS Predicts Nearly 2 Feet Of Rain A potent winter storm, packing driving rains and powerful winds, advanced toward the Big Sur coastline Tuesday, triggering flash flood warnings for the burn zones of the Carmel, River and Dolan wildfires and forcing the closure of Highway 1.
Caltrans Closes Highway 1 Along Big Sur Coast In Advance Of StormsState Highway 1 will close Tuesday evening along the Big Sur coastline in advance of a storm that could cause debris flows and other problems, according to Caltrans.