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Southern California Edison Equipment May Have Sparked O.C. Blaze

The utility reports that a lashing wire may have malfunctioned
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Why Everything We Know About Wildfires May Be Wrong

Governor Gavin Newsom recently launched a $2.6 billion plan to tame California’s wildfire epidemic, but experts warn that aspects of the policy are out of step with the shifting science of fire management and climate change
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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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L.A. Zoo Is Launching an Ambitious Plan to Conserve Wildlife—and at a Crucial Moment

Biologist Jake Owens gives us a sneak peek at the zoo's new conservation strategic plan, which tackles environmental justice, the illegal animal trade, and more
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Is That Wildfire Smoke We’re Seeing in L.A. Today?

Authorities say that today's ominous sky is actually the result of smoke that's blowing in from other parts of the state

Experts Say Beavers Could Help Save California from Climate Change

A state agency says the rodent dams have the potential to increase water storage and serve as natural firebreaks
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The Bobcat Fire Is Dangerously Close to Mt. Wilson Observatory

Crews are working to contain the fire, which has grown dramatically over the last 24 hours
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A Decade Ago, a Local Artist Predicted That Malibu Would Be Ravaged by a Wildfire

Anna Mayer's hidden sculptures were baked by the Woolsey fire
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Walker Canyon Is Open Again After the Superbloom Became a Poppy-pocalypse

Lake Elsinore officials temporarily shut down the area after teeming crowds, bad behavior, and reports of injuries