Manola Secaira is CapRadio’s environment and climate change reporter. Before that, she worked for Crosscut in Seattle as an Indigenous Affairs reporter.
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September 19, 2022
This storm is bringing heavy rainfall, causing concerns for potential flooding.
September 16, 2022
Cal Fire officials described the changing conditions as a “mixed blessing,” with the potential for rain but also for strong winds.
September 9, 2022
Since it started Tuesday, the fire has burned over 29,500 acres and generated a massive plume, sending smoke into the Tahoe and Reno areas. Here’s how it will impact Northern California through the weekend.
September 8, 2022
Californians have endured a record-breaking heatwave this week, but research says that some communities are hit harder by its effects than others.
September 2, 2022
Temperatures in the Sacramento area will be well above 100 degrees through Wednesday, potentially hitting highs above 110 on Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
August 30, 2022
Cal Fire announced it will soon resume timber harvesting plans in the Jackson Demonstration State Forest. Controversy sparked in the area over two years ago when protesters rallied and even camped out to prevent Cal Fire from logging.
August 26, 2022
Advocates say that Governor Gavin Newsom should sign a bill that would allow farm workers to vote to unionize from home.
August 22, 2022
In the wake of recent wildfires, researchers working in national parks throughout the state are reassessing their understanding of California’s ecology and fire behavior.
August 11, 2022
Groups converged on California’s Capitol on Thursday to lobby for proposed laws to create more water equity.
August 5, 2022
From pyrocumulous clouds to fire tornadoes, Californians have witnessed the intense impacts of massive blazes. Scientists hope understanding these phenomena will help prepare firefighters.