July 1, 2015 | Ed Joyce
In the fourth year of drought in California, sales and use of "safe and sane" fireworks are restricted in some areas, allowed in others.
June 30, 2015
All highways through the burn area of the Washington Fire have reopened as favorable weather conditions have aided firefighters' construction of containment lines.
June 30, 2015 | Amy Quinton
A California Assembly committee will hear a bill Wednesday that would allow water districts to impose taxes on any business, industry or person who wastes water.
June 30, 2015
(AP) - A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana cultivators on North Coast fisheries at a hearing in Sacramento.
June 29, 2015 | Amy Quinton
The city of Woodland is opening its doors to the first zero-net energy, low-income apartments in the nation.
June 28, 2015
UPDATE: Higher humidity, lower temperatures and light rain combined to help firefighters make progress on the Washington Fire Sunday. Containment stood at 45 percent as of Sunday evening.
June 27, 2015
UPDATE: Crews continue to strengthen the perimeter line around the Washington Fire as weather forecasters are calling for increased chances of dry lightning, thunderstorms and gusty winds. Containment was at 37 percent Saturday night.
June 26, 2015 | Ed Joyce
UPDATED: 6:45 p.m. - Containment has grown to 29 percent, and acreage burned to 17,622. Crews on the Washington Fire, three miles south of Markleeville, took advantage of light winds to increase containment.