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Did You Lose a Bag of Precious Family Photos Fleeing Creek Fire? Robby Found Them

Someone apparently fleeing the Creek Fire in Madera County put precious family photographs into a plastic shopping bag, along with other things near and dear to them, before heading out the door. But the black-and-white and color photos, including a framed photo of a grandmotherly woman and baby pictures, were...

Highway 41 Now Open at Cholame Intersection After Fuel Tanker Crash

Update, 2 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22: Caltrans reports that Highway 41 is now open between highways 33 and 46. Original Story Motorists headed to the central coast via Highway 41 can expect traffic delays after a fuel tanker crashed north of the San Luis Obispo County line at about 6...

Council Wants Answers on Fires, Homeless, and Trash on Highways

For weeks, Fresno councilmen Miguel Arias and Garry Bredefeld have sounded the alarm on social and broadcast media about trash and homeless encampments along Caltrans property in Fresno. A conversation on the topic was supposed to come to City Hall via a special Fresno City Council meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday....

It's Not OK to Shoot a Dog and Leave It to Die

Fresno resident Josh Conder was sickened by what he saw Wednesday morning. While driving his truck on the old section of Highway 41 at the San Joaquin River, Conder saw a dog lying on the side of the road. "This being rather unusual I turned around only to find a...

Fire Near Yosemite Grows To 43,000 Acres. Brown Declares Emergency.

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Mariposa County on Thursday afternoon because of the deadly Ferguson Fire. Earlier Thursday, the governor declared emergencies due to wildfires in Riverside and Shasta counties. Firefighters worked through Wednesday night to expand and strengthen containment lines around the wildfire west...

Visitors Leave Yosemite Valley as Nearby Wildfire Rages

The few remaining campers in Yosemite Valley packed up their gear Wednesday and cleared the area for firefighters battling a huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park. The sun rose in a smoke-filled sky over the scenic valley, which normally bustles with summer tourists but has largely emptied out after authorities...

Yosemite Park Boss: 'Get Yourself Out of Here If You Can'

An iconic section of Yosemite National Park will be closed for several days at the height of summer tourist season as crews try to stop the stubborn Ferguson Fire from spreading, authorities said at a community meeting Tuesday morning. Park Superintendent Michael Reynolds told a crowd of about 60 people...

Another Harry Armstrong? If We Could Only Be That Lucky

They teach you right away in the news business to never say "never." But I write with complete confidence that there will never be another politician like William "Harry" Armstrong. Most of that is because of Harry. A little of it is because of changing times. Armstrong took the long...

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