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Monterey County lifts, modifies Willow Fire evacuation warnings and orders

BIG SUR — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has lifted and modified evacuation warnings and orders for the Willow Fire, effective 5 p.m. Thursday. The wildfire,...

‘Fire monks’ defend Tassajara Zen monastery from wildfire

Eight Buddhist monks working to defend the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center near Big Sur, California, from a nearby wildfire have relied not only on...

Willow Fire holds steady at nearly 2,400 acres

BIG SUR — A wildfire southeast of Big Sur in the Los Padres National Forest has charred at least 2,392 acres in steep, rugged...

Willow Fire grows to 1,500 acres; evacuations in place

BIG SUR — Evacuations have been issued for a wildfire that broke out Thursday night in the Los Padres National Forest about 7 miles...

Why California is still in a state of emergency

California has one of the lowest coronavirus case rates in the nation. And after being one of the nation’s most stringently locked-down states for...

Mee Memorial launches virtual ER visit system

KING CITY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System has launched a new virtual front door program, providing the ability to have an ER visit online. The...

Where’s the water? Drought threatens California’s lifeline

Even as California moves toward a full reopening from pandemic restrictions next month, many counties are still in danger. From drought. Earlier this month, Gov. Gavin...

Monterey County officials predict fierce fire season this year

MONTEREY COUNTY — Residents throughout Monterey County are being warned that this year’s low amount of rainfall and dry weather conditions will mean a...

How dangerous is wildfire smoke?

Last week, California's top legislative leaders unveiled a plan to spend more than half a billion dollars on efforts aimed at protecting the state...
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