Several major fires are burning across California and the West, with the El Portal fire nearing one of the largest stands of sequoia trees in Yosemite National Park.
Some of the charges that President Obama is 'mailing in' his second term are silly. But he can give the impression of being disengaged, and he has no one to blame for that but himself.
California fire crews are battling the so-called Sand Fire, which doubled in size over the weekend, as well as a fire near Yosemite National Park. Intense heat is expected to continue in the state this week.