Firefighters' Families Weather Long California Wildfire Seasons
The summer months can be an anxious time for those of us living in places that are prone to wildfires. But imagine being the spouse of an elite, specially trained firefighter. Hotshots they call them: the men and women who take the fight to the front lines of wildfires in some of the most inaccessible terrain imaginable.
Sierra Mono Indians Avoid Fire, Continue Pow Wow Tradition
For the last two summers, wildfires interrupted one of California's longstanding traditions: the Sierra Mono Museum's pow wow. But not this year. The 45th annual gathering was held in the Sierra foothill town of O'Neal.