The state is burning up due to "climate change-driven extreme weather conditions," says Cal Fire director.
"We are sent into the fire zone to retrieve people and get them the medical care they need.”
A little more than a week ago, I drove into Yosemite National Park for a week-long, California Master Naturalist immersion course. I was euphoric, about to sequester in beauty to study deeper levels of what Shakespeare called "nature's infinite book."
"No one is leaving this valley. The road is blocked at both ends by the fire, so stay put! It's gonna get really hot and windy. Do not shut your vehicle off!" said the fire chief.
"We worked with these guys for four years," Paul Gerard, the director of Creative Development for Disneytoon Studios, explained
Don’t let the recent rains and green hillsides fool you -- the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says