fire season

State is starting what appears to be a hot fire season

It’s still spring, and major fires have broken out throughout the state, scorching thousands of acres. November and December were great winter-type months — good rain ...

There's more than one way to tag an abalone

There are numerous special restrictions if you go after abalone.One main restriction is there must be a tag hanging off that shellfish. If a warden asks to see your catch and there ...

Wet weather expected to return this week

Wet weather is expected to return to the region this week, and for local firefighters, the rain couldn’t come at a better time. According to Jeff Carman, assistant fire chief o ...

Early dry conditions point to busy fire season ahead

A scorching start to fire season has sent a clear message to fire officials about the summer ahead. “We are active very early,” said Bill Mendonca, battalion chief with Cal Fi ...