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Wildfire Update: Soberanes Fire, Cold Fire, Pilot Fire

August 9, 2016

Update 8:36 p.m.: As of Tuesday evening, the Soberanes Fire remains 50 percent contained. The Cold Fire in Yolo county is now 95 percent contained, and the Pilot Fire in the San Bernardino Mountains near Hesperia 7,736 acres and 6 percent contained.

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Fewer Wildfires In 2016 On National Forest Lands In California

August 8, 2016 | Ed Joyce

It has been a busy fire season across California. But there are fewer fires in the state’s 18 U.S. national forests so far this year, compared to 2015.

Cal Fire San Benito-Monterey Unit / Twitter


Soberanes Fire 'Conundrum For Fire Managers'

August 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The Soberanes Fire near Big Sur is burning in a rugged area that hasn't "seen fire in decades." The wildfire is 45 percent contained at 57,500 acres.

Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP


The 'New Normal' For Wildfires In California

August 3, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The number of acres burned by wildfires in the U.S. is about average for this time of year. But, in California, the 'new normal' includes larger and more frequent wildfires.

Photo Courtesy of KAZU

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Soberanes Fire Impacts Travel And Tourism

August 2, 2016

It’s been 12 days since the start of the Sobranes Fire near Big Sur. Kristin Almanzan with the Monterey public radio station KAZU spoke with Insight Tuesday about how the fire has affected the industry most essential to the area: tourism.

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Drought Intensifies As Wildfires Grow In Western U.S.

July 28, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The drought intensified over the last week in the Western U.S. as the region swelters under a heatwave and firefighters battle major wildfires.

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