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The Water Situation Is Bad, and Californians Are Barely Cutting Their Consumption

Amid a historic drought and an appeal to use 15 percent less water, SoCal only cut its consumption by .1 percent year over year in July
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Dash Cam Video Shows How the Getty Fire Started

Officials say a branch blowing into power lines ignited the blaze

July 4 Earthquake Shakes L.A.

”That was the longest earthquake I’ve ever experienced”
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L.A. on Fire: Artists React to a City That’s Forever in Flames

In a new show at Wilding Cran Gallery, more than 50 artists reflect on the truest expression of the L.A. landscape: fire
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The Cougar Bridge Across the 101 Will Be an Epic Feat of Fundraising

Eighty percent of the $87 million project will be paid for with private money—and there's a long way to go
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Sen. Feinstein Calls for DOJ Probe Into the Massive DDT Dumping Site

Scientists have discovered a toxic dumping site off Southern California waters larger than the city of San Francisco
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The Faults Involved in July’s Earthquakes May Be Capable of a Bigger One

The Garlock Fault in the Mojave desert was quiet for 500 years–but it's not looking so quiet any more
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This Artist Enlisted Female Inmate Firefighters for a Show About Our Fragile Environment

Kim Abeles and the women of Camp 13 collaborated on Valises for Camp Ground
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Here’s What Happens When Disneyland Does Away With Plastic Straws

Paper straws are coming—as are "alternative straw options"
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Treat Yourself to a Physically Distant Viewing of Tonight’s Pink Supermoon

Take a break from your regularly scheduled quarantine programming to see the biggest, brightest moon of the year