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.
By Associated Press July 31, 2015 9:56 a.m.
LOWER LAKE, Calif. — The golden hills of California were being blackened Friday by a series of wildfires egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.
July 31, 2015 10:52 a.m.
CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Record-breaking heat and parched forestlands fueled a southwest Oregon wildfire that rapidly spread to nearly 10 square miles.
July 31, 2015 6 a.m.
Seeking relief from the heat? Vancouver has a variety of air-conditioned places to take refuge, such as the mall, restaurants, theaters, shops and public libraries.
By Ryan Pfeil, Mail Tribune July 30, 2015 9:27 p.m.
Medford, Ore. — The wildfire that roared to life in Douglas County on Tuesday hopped a containment line Wednesday afternoon and has since grown to 500 acres in size.
By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times July 30, 2015 5:25 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — A fast-moving brush fire burning north of Napa Valley that has destroyed structures swelled to 8,000 acres Thursday, prompting 500 people to evacuate.