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These L.A.-Area Communities Have a Higher Fire Risk than Paradise, California

A new report shows that the NorCal city is no anomaly
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Watch This Comedian Do Stand-Up Through the July 5 Earthquake

Atsuko Okatsuka was on stage at the Ice House in Pasadena when a 7.1 earthquake struck
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Will a Pair of Beloved Jewish Summer Camps Rise from the Ashes of the Woolsey Fire?

Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp have a temporary home but the fate of their former site in Malibu remains unclear
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Kitschy ’70s L.A. Plant Culture Is Coming Back to Life

The Getty celebrates the reissue of “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” with a countercultural garden party

Environmental Groups Are Suing to Stop Fragile Grasslands from Becoming a Planned City

The lawsuit is just the latest chapter in a decades-long debate over the 6,700-acre Centennial development
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Dr. Lucy Jones on Preparing for a Catastrophic Earthquake

SoCal's go-to seismologist tells us about getting ready for what's to come
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California Is Entering an Era of Endless Wildfires

Fire season is nearly here again—but it isn't really a "season" anymore
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Sorry, Plant Ladies. Your Ferns and Philodendra Aren’t Purifying the Air

A UCLA environmental health expert clears the air on how to actually breathe easier indoors
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Can the Los Angeles We Know Survive the Death of Its Trees?

L.A.'s 6 million trees keep us healthy—and they are all in jeopardy