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Firefighters slow growth of California blaze near Yosemite

Firefighters have significantly slowed the spread of a huge wildfire burning in a forest near Yosemite National Park that burned 55 homes and other buildings and forced thousands from their homes, officials said Monday.

Dry January means less water than normal in California snow

The water contained in California's mountain snow is now lower than the historical average after a January without significant rain or snow—a dramatic reversal from December that demonstrates the state's challenges in managing ...

US plans $50B wildfire fight where forests meet civilization

The Biden administration said Tuesday it will significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have torched areas of the U.S. West by more aggressively thinning forests around "hot spots" where nature ...

Climate change disrupting natural cycles at drier Lake Tahoe

Drought fueled by climate change has dropped Lake Tahoe below its natural rim and halted flows into the Truckee River, an historically cyclical event that's occurring sooner and more often than it used to—raising fears ...

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