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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The Junction fire in Oakhurst was 95% contained Friday night. The blaze started Monday afternoon in the eastern Madera County town south of Yosemite National Park and burned 612 acres.
High on a ridgeline in the Stanislaus National Forest, Chris Schow is driving through miles after mile of dead, blackened trees.
A child's bike sits among the ruins of a burned home destroyed in a widlfire along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
This image provided by Environmental Defense shows the O'Shaughnessy Dam on the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park, Calif., in a June 2004, file photo.
Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impacts Obama wants Congress to add wildfires to natural disasters eligible for FEMA assistance.
Officials said Tuesday evening that they had gained the upper hand on a central California blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park that forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes.
Brad Parker, 36, had just proposed to his girlfriend hours before falling to his death during a hike at Yosemite National Park.
Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.
Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.
Police are scheduled to discuss the arrests of two teenage boys who allegedly planned to kill three high school staffers and gun down as many students as possible in South Pasadena.
By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)
A wildfire burning near Yosemite park has forced the evacuation of thousands of people, destroyed buildings, and has closed a road leading into the park.
The Sigma Force discovers a threat that could destroy the human race in James Rollins' 10th book to feature his team of elite scientists and soldiers.
Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.
Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.
Authorities say a veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park - just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:01 pm
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