fire safety

Fire season at its peak

Fire season is raging in California since the early part of summer. “Fire seasons have been getting steadily longer and more severe each year,” said Rocklin Fire Depar ...

Fires are our new norm

California is on fire. While the fires have dominated national news, we don’t need TV newscasters or the Wall Street Journal telling us that Northern California is ablaze. ...

Sometimes taking pictures here is rather serious

As we reported last Nov. 23 with pictures, dead weeds and dead trees plus wind and sparks equal wildfire! My report came after witnessing the Santa Rosa and Napa fire disasters, a ...

Prepare now for wildfires

  As I rode my horse through the Auburn State Recreation Area last weekend, I couldn’t help but look out and see the rushing American River flow through the green canyo ...