Aug 27, 2013
Firefighters finally make progress against massive US wildfireFlames lapped at the edge of the main reservoir that supplies San Francisco, but the ash that has been raining onto the reservoir has not sunk as far as the water supply intake valves.
Aug 25, 2013
Fast-moving wildfire near Yosemite threatens power in San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wildfire raging at the edge of Yosemite National Park is threatening power lines that provide electricity to San Francisco, prompting California Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency. The fire has damaged the electrical infrastructure serving the city, and forced the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to shut down power lines, the governor said in his declaration. There were no reports of blackouts in the city, which is about 200 miles (320 km) west of the park
Aug 24, 2013
Fast-moving wildfire spreads to California's Yosemite National ParkSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wildfire raging in Northern California has burned into Yosemite National Park, a park spokeswoman said on Friday, as the blaze threatened one of the state's most popular tourist destinations and resisted firefighters' efforts to control it. The so-called Rim Fire, which exploded in size overnight to become the fastest-growing of 50 large wildfires burning in the U.S. West, had blackened 11,000 acres at the northeastern edge of Yosemite as of Friday, park spokeswoman Kari Cobb said
Nov 19, 2011
Need for Speed: The RunIt’s the NFS of old, but that doesn’t cut it anymore.
May 23, 2011
William and Kate to visit LA: Hollywood’s waitingReports have it that Victoria Beckham is apparently booking in advance for her Caesarean section so that she doesn’t miss the royals’ visit.