Placer County issued a poor air quality advisory Saturday, because of smoke coming in from the King Fire. The county urged people to avoid being outdoors for long periods of time until the air quality improves.
KTXL-TV Sacramento, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 02:50 AM
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation has established the King Fire Fund to support the approximately 3,000 residents affected by the wildfire in El Dorado and Placer counties. Checks may be mailed or delivered to SRCF/King Fire Fund, 955 University Ave., Suite A, Sacramento 95825.
The Fresno Bee, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 01:39 AM
King Fire grows another 1,000 acres Saturday night The King Fire grew another 1,000 acres by Saturday night to 81, 944 acres, Cal Fire reported. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1sdKTnt The King Fire, burning in El Dorado and Placer counties, grew to 81, 944 acres by the night of Saturday, Sept.
News10.net, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 12:31 AM
As the King Fire spreads from El Dorado County to Placer County, the number of firefighters on scene continues to rise as well. According to CAL FIRE, The fire has burned 126 square miles of land, and firefighters are trying to assess how many homes have actually been damaged or destroyed by the fire.
KTXL-TV Sacramento, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 08:46 PM
As the King Fire continues to burn, El Dorado County crews are assessing the damage to homes which burned down in the area. As the fire burns northward into Placer County, many in Pollock Pines are still furious with the man accused of starting the blaze, Wayne "Chris" Huntsman.
KTXL-TV Sacramento, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 02:58 AM
Sunlight streams through smoke within a burned forest near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The King fire has burned over 70,000 acres.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 09:57 PM
Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties. Send questions to Garden Detective, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento, CA 95852.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 03:00 AM
The City of Rocklin has been aggressively embracing water-conservation efforts in recent years, but the current drought conditions definitely expedited its long-term plan. The city has removed grass alongside many roadways and in medians, replanted a soccer field with a more water-friendly turf, shut down its three water parks and completed an extensive audit of its facilities, checking for leaky faucets, toilets and pipes from City Hall to fire stations.
Rocklin and Roseville Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 03:00 AM