BOULDER CREEK, Calif. (AP) — When a massive wildfire swept through California's oldest state park last week it was feared many trees in a grove of old-growth redwoods — some 2,000 years old and among the tallest living things on Earth — may have finally succumbed.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — After weeks of debating how best to begin the new school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, school officials in Reno postponed reopening classrooms Monday due to unhealthy air quality and other concerns about a nearby California wildfire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews are battling a Southern California wildfire that exploded in size in a matter of hours north of Los Angeles, prompting evacuation orders for about 100 homes and other buildings.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada's state forestry chief got belated approval for spending $2.3 million to buy 10 large wildfire crew transport trucks, after acknowledging she didn't obtain proper authorization.
A financial tug-of-war is emerging over the $13.5 billion that the nation's largest utility has agreed to pay to victims of recent California wildfires, as government agencies jockey for more than half the money to cover the costs of their response to the catastrophes.