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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...

The Glass and Shady fires in Napa valley have burned over 11,000 acres of forests, homes and wineries. A Red Flag fire warning is in effect for most of Northern California.

Glass and Shady fires cause major damage to North Bay

Fires cause homeowners in the North Bay to flee
Tala El Qadah, Senior September 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two roaring wildfires erupted on Sunday morning in the North Bay, burning 11,000 acres and forcing many residents to evacuate.  Junior Anneli Dolan has a home in Glen Ellen, 15 minutes...

An orange haze resting over downtown San Francisco is visible from Dolores Park on the morning of Sept. 9. Despite the smoky skies, air quality was considered moderate across most of the City according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Wildfires continue to disrupt life in Bay Area

Ash and smoke cast an orange blanket over the City
Keira Blattberg, Reporter September 9, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A haze fell across San Francisco this morning, creating confusion among students about the effect on their school routine.  Winds blowing into the Bay Area brought smoke from the...

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...

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...

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