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The King fire has reached 87 percent containment and is moving into a mop-up phase, thanks in part to recent rains. Thousands of firefighters have been sent home after two weeks of work, though about 4,800 remain on the job.
Sacramento police are searching for a man suspected of animal cruelty for allegedly tying a dog to a bowling ball and drowning it in the American River.
There's a slight chance of rain in Sacramento on Sunday, then the week ahead will warm up and dry out, with temperatures hitting the 90s by Thursday.
Firefighting crews have had no trouble finding enough water to battle the King Fire, despite the drought. But they have had to get creative at times because of very low water levels in many mountain creeks.
California’s Indian tribes on Friday will draw attention to the drought at their 47th annual Native American Day at the Capitol. The event will feature traditional dances and songs that emphasize water as a sacred substance.
Officials at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District say their facilities in the Sierra Nevada have come through the King fire largely unscathed, and the utility again is generating electricity.
Experts say a giant mudslide at Mount Shasta over the weekend likely stemmed from an unusual glacier melt. Forest Service officials suspect California’s prolonged drought is at play.
Smoke from the King Fire has reached “hazardous” levels in many areas of the Sierra Nevada flanking Lake Tahoe and is likely to remain so through the weekend. Officials are warning all residents and visitors to avoid prolonged outdoo...
The King Fire has damaged a number of power generation systems connected to Sierra reservoirs, but utility officials still don't know how bad it is. Treasured public recreation areas at Stumpy Meadows Reservoir and the Rubicon River canyon a...
Federal officials have changed their minds about the Valley elderberry longhorn beetle: It will remain protected by the Endangered Species Act. The decision is a disappointment to developers and flood-control agencies, which had hoped to avoid t...