The Rocky fire had grown to about 65,000 acres Tuesday with crews holding the blaze to about 12 percent containment as officials watch for predicted thunderstorms and winds that could fuel the flames.
The Rocky fire is the largest wildfire burning in California as a volatile mix of heat and drought strains the limits of firefighters and the nerves of residents.
In recognition of a storied 17-year career, the former Oakland receiver will be honored Saturday in Canton, Ohio.
The first growers in the county started picking on July 29. Others have since begun their pick, targeting fruit used to make sparkling wine and pinot noir.
Get in the mood for this weekend's Gravenstein Apple Fair with a few fresh ideas for apples.
The pair filed for divorce Monday, seeking to end a nearly 13-year marriage.