December 14, 2017 | Ezra David Romero
The fires burning in Southern California have charred more than 250,000 acres. NASA is testing science instruments intended for space by measuring environmental impacts in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
December 13, 2017 | Sally Schilling
Eleven national forests in California are offering Christmas tree programs this season.
December 12, 2017
To the north, San Francisco Bay Area firefighters quickly contained blazes Tuesday that destroyed at least two homes in hills east of Oakland.
December 9, 2017
Forecasters say gusty, dry Santa Ana winds will continue in Southern California for at least another day in areas where crews are battling wildfires.
December 8, 2017 | Sally Schilling
CAL FIRE has exceeded its firefighting budget projection by an estimated $60 million so far. Officials say going over budget is the new normal.
December 8, 2017 | Julia Mitric
Californians send more than 5 million tons of food waste to landfills each year. The man behind Oak Park Soil aims to reduce that tonnage, one bike ride at a time.
December 6, 2017
UPDATE 10:35 a.m.: (AP) - The Thomas Fire, the biggest and most destructive of several wildfires burning in Southern California, has scorched more than 65,000 acres according to CAL FIRE.