A Palo Alto woman has been blamed for allegedly sparking the Fawn Fire in Shasta County, authorities said.
Wildfire smoke from Southern and Central California is expected to move into the Bay Area over the next couple of days, prompting the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue an air quality advisory for Friday and Saturday.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a $15 billion climate bill Thursday, the largest in state history, in an effort to combat climate change in the state.
Crews are responding to a 40-acre vegetation fire burning in the town of Schellville in Sonoma County. The incident is named the Fremont Fire.
The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California’s Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks.