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Fire in Sonora

7:30 PM UPDATE: The fire was contained at 7:15 p.m. at 2 acres. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. Cabazut is now open to one-way traffic.

 

Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire burning on Cabazut Road.

The fire was reported at 6:10 p.m. and is burning near Covey Circle. 

Two airplanes and a helicopter are working to extinguish the fire, in addition to several engines.

The fire has burned 2 to 3 acres and is threatening three structures, including Foothill Pediatrics.

Cabazut is closed.

 

 

 


Salvage logging approved for Rim Fire area

A logging project on a portion of the Stanislaus National Forest burned by last year’s Rim Fire could begin in less than two weeks barring any legal challenges from environmental groups unhappy with the U.S. Forest Service plan’s potential impacts to California spotted owls.

About 15,300 acres of dead and heavily damaged trees would be removed under the plan approved Thursday by retiring Stanislaus National Forest Supervisor Susan Skalski. 


Body of missing woman found

A missing Southern California woman was found dead Thursday morning near Columbia, four days after she was reported missing.

The body of Kathy Njirich Fiore, 63, was found in a remote canyon area near the 22000 block of Sawmill Flat Road home from which she disappeared, according to a statement released by Lisa Verbeck Wooldridge, Fiore’s daughter. 


Disc golf growing as sport in foothills

“Calaveras” might translate to “land of the skulls” in Spanish, but there’s a movement to make it the land of disc golf. 

With several established courses and a few more in the works, the county is becoming known as a disc golf destination. 


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