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.
UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 53,000 Acres; New Evacuations Ordered For KyburzThe Caldor Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada ballooned overnight to more than 53,000 acres, sweeping through the El Dorado National Forest in what fire officials called "unprecedented fire behavior."
Man's Body Found By Searchers Looking For Missing San Francisco TeacherA man’s body was found Tuesday by searchers looking for Edward Cavanaugh, a San Francisco teacher who went missing last month while dirt bike riding in El Dorado County, according to sheriff’s officials.
Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National ForestThe California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.
PG&E To Pay $50.5 Million After Sparking 2 NorCal WildfiresPG&E and its contractors have agreed to pay $50.5 million to settle Department of Justice allegations that the utility was responsible for two wildfires that scorched 18,000 acres of national forest land in Northern California.
Plane Of Missing Napa Winery Owner Found In SierraSearch crews have found the wreckage of a small plane flown by a winery owner that disappeared on a flight from Nevada to Tracy.