Soberanes Fire

UPDATE: Soberanes Fire grows to 23,568 acres, dozer operator killed in overnight operation

The Soberanes Fire continues to grow Tuesday night. According to Cal Fire the fire has now burned 23,500 acres and remains 10 percent contained. 

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Fire trucks add new challenges to Highway 68 traffic

Traffic between Salinas and Monterey on Highway 68 is especially heavy since the start of the Soberanes Fire.

Soberanes fire drawing unwanted visitors

The last thing firefighters need as they battle the Soberanes Fire north of Big Sur is spectators.

Carmel Fire meeting

Community meeting scheduled for Soberanes Fire

Fire officials will host a community meeting Wednesday evening to answer questions about the Soberanes Fire.

CAL FIRE AT CSUMB

CSUMB opens campus to firefighters battling the Soberanes Fire

Firefighters have been facing tough conditions and after a long day in the heat and rough terrain, having a nice place to sleep makes a difference.

Soberanes Fire truck damage

Cal Fire

Bulldozer operator dies fighting Soberanes Fire

A private bulldozer operator was killed Tuesday while fighting the Soberanes Fire near Big Sur. Few details are available other than the operator died in a remote area on the southeast end of the fire.

Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

Big Sur tourism feeling the heat from Soberanes Fire

The Soberanes Fire, now in its fifth day, has come during the peak summer tourist season in Big Sur.

World's funniest cop is in our neighborhood

With so much negative press centered around law enforcement over the past few months, it's always good to see police officers making people smile.

Weather closely monitored on Soberanes Fire

Cal Fire holds a morning meeting as the Soberanes Fire goes into the sixth day.

Cal Fire helicopter

Crews focus on Carmel Highlands Tuesday as Soberanes Fire rages

Fire officials say Carmel Highlands is a major area of concern for firefighters battling the Soberanes Fire along Highway 1 in Big Sur.

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Fire trucks add new challenges to Highway 68 traffic

Traffic between Salinas and Monterey on Highway 68 is especially heavy since the…

Soberanes fire drawing unwanted visitors

The last thing firefighters need as they battle the Soberanes Fire north of Big Sur…

CAL FIRE AT CSUMB

CSUMB opens campus to firefighters battling the Soberanes Fire

Firefighters have been facing tough conditions and after a long day in the heat and…

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Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

Santa Cruz looking for permanent home for Warriors

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Finding a permanent home for Santa Cruz Warriors is no slam dunk

Finding a permanent home for the Santa Cruz Warriors won't be easy.

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Police: Don't underestimate risks of edible marijuana products

Hollister police want parents to know that edible marijuana is no joke. Last week,…

Hollister police officer catches falling dog

Hollister police officer catches falling dog

Dog is man’s best friend, but that relationship goes both ways.

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