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6 min ago | FireHouse.com
Bill Cleek, left, embraces his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of many antique cars destroyed by a fire at Rancho Cicada Retreat on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Plymouth... Bill Cleek, left, embraces his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of many antique cars destroyed by a fire at Rancho ... (more)
4 hrs ago | BBC News
One man has been killed and several people have been hurt after lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.
Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.
A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.
Hundreds of firefighters are working in rugged terrain and triple-digit temperatures.
A wildfire has burned between 300 and 500 acres near Foresta in Yosemite National Park on Saturday afternoon and caused mandatory evacuations for the community of Foresta, said park spokeswoman Kari Cobb.
Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.
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Hotels, gift shops and general office buildings in Yosemite Valley were still without power Monday afternoon because of a storm that hit over the weekend, a Yosemite National Park spokesman confirmed.
Now in its third year, the drought in California grows worse with each month. 2013 was the driest calendar year in 119 years of records, and 2014 has not brought much relief, even as scientists and residents wait hopefully for El Nino moisture From stream gauges and reservoir levels to ground-based photos and satellite images, the landscape seems ... (more)
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:40 am
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