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Yosemite Fire: Half Dome Cables to Reopen; Fire Breaks Out in Shasta County

September 11, 2014 | 9:20 am

Yosemite Fire: Half Dome Cables to Reopen; Fire Breaks Out in Shasta County

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As containment increases, officials start to reopen access to the popular attraction.

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Three Small Quakes Felt North and South of Bay

September 4, 2014 | 11:04 am

Three Small Quakes Felt North and South of Bay

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The quakes include a 3.0 shaker near the epicenter of the damaging South Napa Earthquake.

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Northern California Wildfires Could Impact Bay Area Air Quality

September 3, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Northern California Wildfires Could Impact Bay Area Air Quality

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Air regulators issue advisory for Napa and Sonoma counties for smoke wafting south from massive fires.

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California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

September 3, 2014 | 11:43 am

California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

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A mountain that John Muir described as ‘perpetually snowclad’ is now bare all the way to the summit.

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Judge Rejects Bid to Block Emergency Water to Klamath Salmon

August 28, 2014 | 2:29 am

Judge Rejects Bid to Block Emergency Water to Klamath Salmon

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In a victory for native tribes, ruling says imminent harm to fish outweighs potential harm to farmers.

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South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

August 27, 2014 | 11:30 am

South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

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As postquake structural assessments continue, Napa officials say 120 buildings have been red-tagged.

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California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

August 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

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Logically, it’s not a surprise that lake levels are dropping. But it’s still a shock to see the reality.

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California Wildfire Roundup: Blaze Burns Close to Weaverville

August 25, 2014 | 2:45 pm

California Wildfire Roundup: Blaze Burns Close to Weaverville

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Homes briefly evacuated as fire sparked by highway accident spreads near Gold Rush-era town.

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South Napa Earthquake Photos

August 25, 2014 | 9:25 am

South Napa Earthquake Photos

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Images from around the Bay Area following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

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How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

August 24, 2014 | 12:01 pm

How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

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What you need for an earthquake kit and how to plan with your family for the next quake.

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