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Caldor Fire rages towards Tahoe Basin

Caldor Fire rages towards Tahoe Basin

Convent families affected by fires
Adele Fratesi, Managing Editor August 31, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE | The Caldor Fire prompted all of South Lake Tahoe to evacuate Monday as the wildfire continues to burn, breaching Echo Summit, covering more than 199,000 acres and destroying hundreds of...

California fires sparked by lightning strikes have been burning for a week. The smoke has hindered outdoor activity and social interaction.

Worsening air quality plagues Bay Area

Air quality uncertainty limits socialization
Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter August 24, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE For students already dealing with limited social interactions, the declining air quality from the recent California fires creates a greater sense of isolation. Since the shelter-in-place...

There are over 5,762 fire incidents in California with the most recent fires on Aug. 18 and Aug. 19. The hot weather and lightning storms worsened the fires.

The heat is on

California fires are causing poor air quality in the Bay Area
Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter August 19, 2020

California residents woke up this morning to clouds of ash outside their windows due to fires sparked by lightning strikes.  Smoke from fires as close as Monterey, Fresno and Sacramento have drifted...

California on fire

California on fire

Climate change effects worsen
Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-chief December 11, 2018

While the Camp Fire in Butte County made state history last month as the most destructive and deadliest fire to ever burn in California, scientists believe it is just one of the effects caused by shifts...

Grade chair Allyson Maebert puts on a mask in the Main Hall before going outside of the Flood Mansion. Many students and faculty chose to wear masks to prevent inhaling smoke particles.

Poor air quality from California fire impacts students and faculty

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter November 15, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Due to the unhealthy air quality index in the Bay Area caused by smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County, winter sports teams have had improvised workouts this week, and school will not...

The Varsity Volleyball team stretches together to prepare for practice after having the past several days off. The team as well as all other school related sports, resumed practices  as normal today after school.

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

Jordan Russell , Senior Reporter October 16, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Indoor and outdoor sports practices resumed today after several days off last week due to the poor air quality from the raging fires in the North Bay. “We canceled practices based on...

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