By TERENCE CHEA and HAVEN DALEY, Associated Press
August 3, 2015 8:31 p.m.
LOWER LAKE, Calif. — Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze — one of 20 wildfires burning in California.
We almost made 100 degrees Saturday for three days in a row but topped out at 98. Could you feel the cool-down? Boy, 103 on Thursday and 101 on Friday. What a heat wave as our long, hot summer weather continues.
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press
July 31, 2015 12:02 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — As Californians cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying.