Tracking land policy in the Golden State.
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With More Wildfires, Burn Ban in Effect for One-Third of California

With More Wildfires, Burn Ban in Effect for One-Third of California

Fire: California hasn't had a wildfire season like this in a couple years and those on the front lines are taking notice.
Southern California's Wildfire Season Expected To Be Mild

Southern California's Wildfire Season Expected To Be Mild

Fire: There are currently 19 active wildfires across nine states, but according to a leading fire ecologist, the hazard in Southern California is greatly diminished this year.
Dear Texas: Don't Pray for a Hurricane to Stop the Fires!

Dear Texas: Don't Pray for a Hurricane to Stop the Fires!

Golden Green: Texas is deep in drought and burning up, but, as happened in 1921, a hoped-for hurricane might proved even more deadly.
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Forests in Southern California Brace for Wildfire Conditions

Forests in Southern California Brace for Wildfire Conditions

Fire: As temperatures rose this past weekend, so did the wildfire activity. State agency CAL FIRE today reported that over 2,200 firefighters from various agencies are battling major blazes across the Golden State.
The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time

Commentary: Fuel-treatment projects around Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead, and Idyllwild, Mt. Baldy Village and Wrightwood, have been completed but it's not enough.