California Sudden Oak Death Reaches Catastrophic LevelsHead into California's Sierra foothills and you might think the colorful views are seasonal. But what may look like attractive fall foliage is actually evidence of an ugly reality.
Best Springtime Destinations Near & Around San FranciscoWine tasting in up-and-coming regions, rolling hills, lake recreation, historic Gold Rush towns and even an international film festival in historic Sonoma Plaza are some options for exploring not far from home.
Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes DestroyedThe King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.
Amateur's Drone Almost Blocks Plane Fighting Sierra Foothills FireA private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air.
Cal Fire Lifts Evacuation Orders For Some Camino Residents Near Sand Fire Cal Fire is lifting evacuation warnings and orders for parts around Camino as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that's destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
13 Homes Destroyed In Sand Fire Near Plymouth; Fire Near Yosemite GrowingFirefighters on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
Northern California Gold Mine To Shift From Tourism To DiggingA Northern California gold mine that has been a tourist attraction for years could go back to mining as high gold prices boost the promise of profits.