Hazardous Air Will Be Hanging Around the West Coast for a While

Do your best to stay indoors and protect yourself from particulates and ash
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Stunning Photos of the Wildfires Burning Across California

The American West is experiencing one of the most devastating fire seasons on record
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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control

It Was a ‘Summer of Kittens’ in the Santa Monica Mountains

L.A. became home to 13 new mountain lion babies in just three months
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Wildfire Season Is Projected to Be Bad This Year. Here’s How to Prepare

Bigger, more devastating fires are now a reality of California life
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These Maps Track Every Wildfire Burning Around L.A.

Hot, dry conditions mean a small spark could quickly become a dangerous blaze
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Environmentalists Grapple with the Racist History of John Muir

The Sierra Club attempts to address the ”deeply harmful” elements of its co-founder’s legacy
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National Parks Are Suddenly Flooded with Wildlife. What Happens When Humans Return?

Bears, deer, and other animals are out in numbers not seen in generations
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What the Hell Is that Terrible Smell?

A stink is coming from the sea and people have reported smelling it all the way in West Hollywood