Wednesday Aug 20
Crews Make Progress in Yosemite Fire
A wildfire that forced hundreds of people from the homes in an area near California's Yosemite National Park was being brought under control Wednesday, officials said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Western Governors' Association calls to end "wildfire borrowing"
A plane drops fire retardant as firefighters battle a blaze in El Portal, Calif., near Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Woman accused of stealing $42,000 from Yosemite child care center
Charity Brocchini was served a summons to appear Tuesday in the case, according to a press release from Wagner's office.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lake County Record-Bee
Smoke impacting air quality in Lake County
LAKE COUNTY >> Fires are active in Northern and Central California as well as in Southern Oregon.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
El Portal fire update for August 5th
Fire Summary: The fire is 100% contained. Crews will continue to mop up, secure, and rehabilitate the El Portal fire line.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Fire crews make progress on French fire; El Portal blaze fully contained
Fire crews battling the 13,267-acre French fire in eastern Madera County made progress Monday, aided by cloudy skies, higher humidity and cooler temperatures.
The Union Democrat
El Portal Fire forest closures
Tree snags and burning vegetation in the area present unsafe conditions for the public, she said in a statement declaring the closure, signed on Friday.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Fresno Bee
El Portal fire nearly contained; French fire still growing
The largest is the French fire, which stretched across 12,827 acres as of Sunday.
Thunderstorms could bring rain, fires
An overcast sky Sunday tamped down a heat wave in the Modesto area and brought a chance of rain and dry lightning to higher elevations.
California governor declares emergency amid fires
This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif.
Smoky wildfires in US and Canada damage lung health
WILDFIRE season is off to a scorching start across the north-west US and Canada.