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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 07:59 AM PDT

Monday AM Update: Opera Fire

Monday AM Update: Opera Fire

Firefighters protected homes overnight from a 1,300-acre brush fire burning in Riverside County. The fire was one of three significant wildfires that broke out over the weekend. Annette Arreola reports for Today...

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11:40 PM PDT

13-Acre Jameson Fire Burns Near Homes in Corona Area

13-Acre Jameson Fire Burns Near Homes in Corona Area

A wildfire charred about 13 acres of grass Sunday in the hills west of Temescal Valley, south of Corona.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 06:08 PM PDT

Crews Douse Brush Fire in Montecito Heights

Crews Douse Brush Fire in Montecito Heights

A fire scorched about 15 acres of grass and brush Wednesday in Montecito Heights but no structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 08:28 AM PDT

CA Regulators Fine PG&E $8.3 Million For Butte Fire

CA Regulators Fine PG&E $8.3 Million For Butte Fire

Regulators say they have fined Pacific Gas and Electric Co. $8.3 million for failing to maintain a power line that sparked a massive blaze in Northern California that destroyed 549 homes and killed two people.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 08:32 AM PDT
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By Jacquelinne Mejia

2016 Southern California Wildfires

A look at some of the wildfires that broke out in Southern California this year.View gallery

  • Blue Cut Fire
  • Lower Lake Wildfire
  • Sand Fire
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 12:29 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

California's History of Dry Spells in Photos

Dry spells come and go in California, where the difference between a wet and dry...View gallery

  • September 1976: Shasta Lake
  • December 1976: Bidwell Canyon
  • December 1976: Marin County
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 12:57 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Then and Now: Dramatic Photos of CA's Drought and Recovery

Historically dry winters combined with years of below-average rainfall took a...View gallery

  • Lake Oroville: August 2014 and April 2017
  • Folsom Lake Marina, El Dorado Hills: March 2014 and April 2017
  • Folsom Lake Marina, El Dorado Hills: March 2014 and April 2017
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 08:32 PM PDT

Southern CA Faces 'Above Normal' Risk for Large Wildfires

Southern CA Faces 'Above Normal' Risk for Large Wildfires

Southern California faces an "above normal large-fire potential" this month and lingering through fall due primarily to vegetation left dry by five years of drought and the usual round of dangerous Santa Ana...

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 02:26 PM PDT

CA Turns to Civilians as Inmate Firefighters Dwindle

CA Turns to Civilians as Inmate Firefighters Dwindle

Faced with a shrinking pool of inmates to help fight major wildfires, California is increasingly turning for new recruits to its state Conservation Corps,

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 02:05 PM PDT

Brush Fire Burns Near Sylmar Neighborhood

Brush Fire Burns Near Sylmar Neighborhood

Water-dropping aircraft attacked a brush fire that sent smoke Friday afternoon over a northern San Fernando Valley neighborhood.

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