Wildfire

Thousands of SCE customers without power as strong winds batter SoCal

13 hours ago   |   ABC

Tens of thousands of Southern California Edison customers were without power Wednesday as strong winds posed the risk of downing power lines that could spark wildfires.
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Evacuations ordered for 2 wildfires in Santa Cruz County

1 day ago   |   ABC

Evacuations have been issued for two wildfires burning in Watsonville and Boulder Creek in Santa Cruz County.
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California Dreaming: The Future of the Golden State

1 day ago   |   ABC

With state grappling with issues like income inequality, wildfires and earthquakes, some say California is not the home they remember. What does the "California Dream" mean in...
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7 California State University campuses collaborating on plan to address recent wildfires

3 days ago   |   ABC

As the state's fire season becomes year-round, the burning question for residents is what to do after wildfires ravaged 4.2 million acres, damaged or destroyed over 10,000...
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Parched California Braces for Winter Fire Season, Blackouts

4 days ago   |   Bloomberg

California utilities are warning that they may need to cut power to almost 280,000 homes and businesses to prevent live wires from sparking wildfires as high winds are expected...
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Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild

5 days ago   |   NY Times

In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven't made the choices any easier.
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Bay Area temps could hit record high over MLK holiday weekend, weather forecast shows

6 days ago   |   ABC

SPRING-LIKE WARMTH? The Bay Area is heating up, facing possible record high temperatures Thursday and through the MLK holiday weekend, says meteorologist Mike Nicco.
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Bees respond to wildfire aftermath by producing more female offspring

6 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have found that the blue orchard bee, an important native pollinator, produces female offspring at higher rates in the aftermath of wildfire in forests.
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Environmentalists move toward lawsuit over fuel break plan

7 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Environmentalists have filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S government to block plans to build up to 11,000 miles of fuel breaks they claim would violate the Endangered...
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Wildfire smoke is more cooling on climate than computer models assume

8 days ago   |   Science Daily

Many of the most advanced climate models simulate smoke that is darker, or more light absorbing, than what researchers see in observations.
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