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A Brush Fire Broke Out In Griffith Park and the Observatory Was Evacuated

The Observatory building is expected to be safe
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A Look at the Wildfires Currently Burning Across the Region

Three blazes are currently moving quickly across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
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No, L.A. Is Not a Desert

The new book This Is (Not) L.A. takes L.A. cliches and turns them on their heads

Pieces of Southern California’s Wildfire-Ravaged Landscape Have Become Haunting Sculptures

Artist Darren Sarkin's charred-wood sculptures are meditations on rebirth
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Rain Is in the Forecast for L.A.–and It Could Bring Dangerous Conditions

Recent burn areas will be particularly vulnerable
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In the Wake of the Wildfires, Mountain Lions Have Found Themselves in a Transformed World

Recent blazes have decimated the Santa Monica Mountains—and the habitat of L.A.’s big cats
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Why Is L.A.’s Air Quality So Bad in the Winter?

People, we have a particle problem
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Two of the Worst Fires in California History Are Burning Right Now

The Mendocino Fire is now considered the largest in state history; the Carr fire is close behind
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Can We Ever Bring Native Fish Back to the L.A. River?

Environmentalists are reluctantly hopeful that we'll see OG river dwellers once again