Fire officials say a common cause for fires around this time of year is people not properly disposing of their ashes from fireplaces and wood stoves. And that's why the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is giving away ash cans to Washoe County residents.
Being an Agency Leader and a Working Mom Is a Balancing Act This Sunday I'll be one of the very lucky women in the world who gets to celebrate being a mom. I became a mom three years ago and to this day, it's still the most rewarding, terrifying, vulnerable and exhilarating thing I've ever done.
RIPON (CBS13) - While many water districts and cities are boasting about exceeding mandatory water cutbacks by slashing water use nearly 50 percent, one city just can't seem to meet it. The city of Ripon in San Joaquin County was supposed to cut its usage by 36 percent in June, but only mustered 32 percent.