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 ...

Fire season started Monday with two brush fires

On Monday, the state of California declared the official start of fire season as of 8 a.m. Only two hours into fire season and the Lincoln Fire Department found itself responding ...

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 ...