Glass Fire Update: Calmer Winds, Cooler Temps Raise Hope In Fire-Threatened Town Of AngwinAfter a day of calmer than expected winds, and the Red Flag Warning set to expire Saturday, tensions are beginning to ease in the fire-threatened town of Angwin.
How Logging Could Help Save California's Redwood ForestsSome environmentalists say it's time to start logging again in California.
Virtual Tour Of North Bay Vineyards, Breweries, Scenic Spots Along Highway 101 On Google Street ViewYou won't need a designated driver to tour wineries and breweries along California's Route 101 anymore now that the scenic route has been added to Street Street View on Google Maps.
Giant Kelp Forests Making Comeback After 2-Million Urchins Removed From SoCal CoastAn environmental group says decimated giant kelp forests in Southern California are returning to health after volunteers removed nearly 2 million urchins that devour the sea plants.
U.S. Forest Service To Require News Media Buy Pricey Permits Before Taking Photos, Videos On Federal LandsThe U.S. Forest Service is finalizing new regulations that could change the landscape of media coverage of issues dealing with federally maintained wild land, requiring expensive permits before photography is allowed, and imposing hefty fines for news organizations that violate the process.
Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On HoldThe U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.