More on the Lightning Fires

Photo by Kim Sallaway last night-click to enlarge The numerous Lightning Fires of June 2008 will go down in California history. Kim Sallaway, incredible local photographer, took pictures to commemorate the events. He says, “There are plenty of choppers working the fires. However; there are not enough. The nearby Paradise Fire is quite large and only 5% controlled. I went

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Lightning Ignites more than 100 Fires in Humboldt/Mendocino

Smoke from fire extinguished yesterday CAL FIRE INCIDENTS summary Normally each incident is reported separately on this site but the numerous amounts overwhelmed both the fire fighters and the incident collectors. Thus, the fires are all grouped by county. Summary of Fires by Unit Siskiyou Unit: 8 fires reporting minor acreage Humboldt Unit: 50 fires for more than 200 acres

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Free Speech or Throwing Stones

Blogs are today’s bulletin boards. Treat readers respectfully. Think about what comments you post. Today, I shut down free speech. Most of the people who come here don’t comment. The ones who do are invariably polite. They may disagree but they disagree with no derisive names and they haven’t made unsubstantiated claims against a person–until today. I received this comment

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