Rim Fire

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Man charged with starting massive California blaze

A California man was charged Thursday with starting the state's third-largest wildfire,…

 

Courtesy  Strawberry Music FestivalThe festival is typically held at Camp Mather.

Fall Strawberry Music Festival relocates to Nevada County Fairgrounds

The fall Strawberry Music Festival has planted its seeds in another venue…

 

Courtesy  Strawberry Music FestivalThe festival is typically held at Camp Mather.

Fall Strawberry Music Festival canceled at Camp Mather due to lingering impacts from Rim Fire

For the second year in a row, it appears the annual fall…

 

Camp Mather to open with full season after avoiding Rim Fire damage

Camp Mather’s 90th season was announced Thursday by San Francisco officials despite…

Chris Roberts/2013 S.f. Examiner file PhotoSmoke is seen over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir during the Rim Fire in September. A report delivered to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday found no ill effects on The City’s drinking water.

SF water unaffected by Rim Fire, new report finds

Drink easy — the Rim Fire didn’t burn the water supply. The…

Chris Roberts/2013 S.f. Examiner file PhotoSmoke is seen over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir during the Rim Fire in September. A report delivered to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday found no ill effects on The City’s drinking water.
Chris Roberts/2013 S.f. Examiner file PhotoSmoke is seen over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir during the Rim Fire in September. A report delivered to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday found no ill effects on The City’s drinking water.

Mayor Ed Lee praises Obama’s disaster declaration for Rim Fire

A disaster declaration by President Barack Obama for this past summer’s Rim…

Chris Roberts/2013 S.f. Examiner file PhotoSmoke is seen over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir during the Rim Fire in September. A report delivered to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday found no ill effects on The City’s drinking water.
Chris Roberts/S.f. Examiner file photoSan Francisco spent $1.2 million on electricity while its municipal powerhouses were shut down during the Rim Fire.

Rim Fire damage costs San Francisco $36.3 million

The City’s bill for repairing the damage to its water and power…

Chris Roberts/S.f. Examiner file photoSan Francisco spent $1.2 million on electricity while its municipal powerhouses were shut down during the Rim Fire.
Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.

With Rim Fire fully contained, cities move to reopen summer camps

A wildfire that burned more than 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite…

Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.
Rich Pedroncelli/APIn this photo taken Thursday

Repairs after Rim Fire likely to take new path

In the midst of a foreboding canyon scorched bare by the Sierra…

Rich Pedroncelli/APIn this photo taken Thursday
Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.

Fire helped save SF's Camp Mather from the Rim Fire

Fire saved Camp Mather from the third-largest wildfire in California's history. The…

Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Rim Fire still smoldering in Yosemite, but Hetch Hetchy water remains clean

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Cloudy, with a near-100 percent chance of clear…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
AP file photoThe O’Shaughnessy Dam and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir near Yosemite National Park.

Cash for CleanPowerSF could be used to cover Rim Fire costs

The damage done by the historic Rim Fire to The City's far-flung…

AP file photoThe O’Shaughnessy Dam and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir near Yosemite National Park.
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Rim Fire: Teams work to figure out how to protect Hetch Hetchy from storm runoff

As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its…

AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service
AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service

USFS: Hunter caused huge Rim Fire near Yosemite

The gigantic Rim Fire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused…

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AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service

Cause of Rim Fire could take months to determine

There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot…

AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Once Rim Fire is extinguished, work preventing erosion will begin

GROVELAND — The fire is gone. Now the real work can begin.…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver

Rim Fire points to poor forest-management practices

The immensely destructive Rim Fire threatened San Francisco's water and municipal power…

AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Erosion from Rim Fire likely to dirty city's Hetch Hetchy water supply

The fire burning around San Francisco's freshwater supply in Yosemite National Park…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

Firefighters use drone to monitor conflagration

GROVELAND — Firefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Rim Fire reaches Hetch Hetchy but water remains safe

The massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.