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News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

April 4, 2014 | 2:02 pm

News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

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Fires and lightning caused havoc statewide, and hundreds of cowboys turned out for a gay rodeo.

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Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

April 3, 2014 | 8:52 am

Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

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The fire burned more than a quarter of a million acres in Yosemite and the Stanislaus National Forest. See before-and-after photos from a plot in the national forest. …read more

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Rim Fire Ecosystem Damage Estimated at $800 Million

December 27, 2013 | 4:14 pm

Rim Fire Ecosystem Damage Estimated at $800 Million

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New report looks at loss of stored carbon from trees burned in massive blaze.

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Rim Fire: Federal Disaster Relief Funds Available

December 13, 2013 | 5:59 pm

Rim Fire: Federal Disaster Relief Funds Available

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Gov. Brown appeals to President Obama after initial request for major disaster declaration denied.

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Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

October 23, 2013 | 6:00 am

Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

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Some lessons of this summer’s blaze will take years to be revealed. But the immediate impact is dramatic.

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Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

September 30, 2013 | 1:40 pm

Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

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The Rim Fire forces scientists and land managers to question how they handle Sierra forests.

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Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

September 19, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

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Erosion a big concern after the third largest wildfire in California history.

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Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

September 5, 2013 | 9:55 am

Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

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Investigators have determined the cause of the devastating blaze that has burned 370 square miles in and around Yosemite.

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Envisioning the Size of the Rim Fire on a Map of the South Bay

September 4, 2013 | 2:41 pm

Envisioning the Size of the Rim Fire on a Map of the South Bay

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The National Weather Service illustrates how large an area 370 square miles is to coastal residents.

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Berkeley’s Peggy Orenstein Reminisces About Tuolomne Camp, Destroyed in Fire

September 3, 2013 | 12:58 pm

Berkeley’s Peggy Orenstein Reminisces About Tuolomne Camp, Destroyed in Fire

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Berkeley resident and author Peggy Orenstein on the loss of the city’s Tuolumne Camp in the Rim Fire.

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