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

Environmentalists Want to Declare Mountain Lions an Endangered Species

A study says some populations of California’s big cats could disappear within our lifetime
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California’s Wildfires Now Are Five Times More Destructive Than in 1972

And that doesn’t even include the millions of acres burning right now
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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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Burning Trash Reportedly Sparked the Sandalwood Fire That’s Killed at Least One

A "hot load" dumped near a mobile home park in Riverside County is being blamed for the conflagration
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50,000 L.A. County Residents Could Have Their Power Shut Off to Prevent Fires

SoCal Edison may join PG&E in preemptively blacking out homes as the Santa Ana winds roll in
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The Trump Administration Reverses Course and Approves Wildfire Relief for California

The president is refusing to issue emergency aid for an estimated $229 million in damage during the worst fire season in state history
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Wind is Blowing Smoke from the Getty Fire All Over L.A.’s Westside

The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory on Wednesday
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The Daily Brief: Hong Kong Supporters Show Up at the Staples, Ronan Farrow Launches a Podcast, and More

Also Snap stock drops, Timothée Chalamet takes a hiatus, and LAPD officers are charged