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Southern California could see more days with large damaging fires by 2100, study shows

Southern California could see more days with large damaging fires by 2100, study shows

Study projects large increase in number of high-risk fire days and a longer fire season.
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Radioactive contamination migrated from Santa Susana in Woolsey Fire

A new study has found that radioactive contamination migrated from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site during the 2018 Woolsey Fire into Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and other neighboring communities.

Hounded by wildfires, Californians rethink their willingness to rebuild

Hounded by wildfires, Californians rethink their willingness to rebuild

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.
After the Woolsey Fire, mudslides threaten Malibu
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After the Woolsey Fire, mudslides threaten Malibu

When rain comes to Malibu this week, loose dirt and rocks, with nothing to snag on, could pour downhill, following the same channels— the streambeds and draws—that pulled the fire up the mountain face.
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A surfer’s perspective on Malibu in flames
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A surfer’s perspective on Malibu in flames

I’d got out of the fire, and now all I wanted was to get back into the fire.
California’s 2018 wildfires should be a turning point on climate change
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California’s 2018 wildfires should be a turning point on climate change

What we saw in California this year is unlike anything that has come before. But odds are we’ll see it again.
As wildfires rage in California, Trump threatens to pull federal aid

As wildfires rage in California, Trump threatens to pull federal aid

The president blamed California’s environmental policies for the "deadly and costly" toll of the wildfires.
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