Op-Ed: The West is choking on smoke. When will it penetrate the nation's consciousness?
When the dust from Great Plains hit D.C. in the 1930s, the nation realized something was very wrong. Let the smoke from the Blowout of 2020 awaken us.
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L.A. County supervisors to consider motion seeking options to remove Sheriff Villanueva
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion Tuesday seeking options to remove Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who faces growing calls to resign.
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As flames approach, Irvine mom collects her crying kids, passports and flees home
Residents deal with stress and fear as the Silverado fire sweeps down from the hills above Irvine, threatens homes and prompts evacuations.
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L.A. council members backtrack, turning against request to help a hotel developer
L.A. City Council members are reversing course on a potential tax break for a hotel developer after learning the city previously sued his company over unpaid hotel taxes.
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Brush fire sparks near Corona, prompts evacuations in Yorba Linda
The 200-acre blaze, the second brush fire to ignite amid high winds Monday, was moving west and forcing evacuations in Orange County.
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Ferocious winds force closure of Ontario Airport
All runways and taxiways have been closed at Ontario Airport in San Bernardino County, a fairly rare occurrence, amid winds as high as 70 mph.
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Silverado fire: Evacuation areas, road and school closures, shelters in Irvine
The fast-moving, wind-driven Silverado fire was burning in the hills north of Irvine on Monday, closing major roads and threatening homes.
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'The virus doesn't take a break': L.A. County nears new milestones in coronavirus cases, deaths
Los Angeles County is on the brink of surpassing 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 7,000 deaths.
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PG&E cuts power to 361,000 as fierce Diablo winds blow through Northern California
Most of Northern California is under a red flag warning through the early part of this week.
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Wind-driven brush fire in Orange County spreading quickly
The Silverado fire broke out in Orange County on Monday morning amid conditions forecasters were calling the most dangerous fire weather of the year.
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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.6 quake reported near Napa, Calif.
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Monday at 6:38 a.m. 14 miles from Napa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
How to watch this week's Festival of Books with Natalie Portman, Maria Hinojosa and Marlon James
This week's lineup in the virtual Festival of Books 2020 features conversations with Natalie Portman, Kevin Kwan, Marlon James and Maria Hinojosa.
UC Berkeley is disavowing its eugenic research fund after bioethicist and other faculty call it out
UC Berkeley disavowed a research fund for eugenics it had kept for decades after a campus bioethicist and others protested. But eugenic ideology remains embedded in science today.
They sounded the alarm about Northern California's wildfire risks, but little help arrived
As California suffers the worst fire season on record, residents complain that officials have ignored pleas to reduce fire risks.
'Pretty awful.' Two Bay Area counties halt COVID-19 test program run by Google offshoot
San Francisco and Alameda counties have cut ties with Verily's state-funded COVID testing sites amid concerns about data collection and privacy.
Many California farmworkers fear a winter of hunger and homelessness amid the pandemic
After fires and the coronavirus cut wages for many Central Valley farmworkers, a winter slowdown means families are unable to pay for necessities.
'What will happen?' Among an anxious electorate, some plan to move, others buy guns
As the election nears, some voters in Southern California consider leaving the U.S. Others buy their first firearms. And the reactions are bipartisan.
New poll shows tight races for California propositions to change app-based driver rules, business property taxes
The online poll of 5,352 likely voters found 46% said they would vote in favor of Proposition 22, while 42% would vote against it.
L.A. County reports 830 coronavirus cases and 4 deaths
Los Angeles County public health officials on Sunday reported 830 new coronavirus cases and four related deaths. The lower number of fatalities reflects weekend reporting delays, officials said.
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Los Angeles County emergency officials warn of fire conditions in the coming days
L.A. County emergency management officials are warning of potential wildfires and power outages.
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California braces for most dangerous fire weather of the season; PG&E already cutting off power to customers
Strong and dry winds known as Diablo winds and Santa Ana winds are expected in California. Pacific Gas and Electric will cut power to nearly 1 million.
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When Americans go missing in Mexico, U.S. officials have to tell loved ones, 'Go to Mexico'
324 U.S. citizens have vanished in Mexico since 2006. "We tell people ... if you think your loved one is in Mexico, go to Mexico," a law enforcement official says.
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Rapper Offset detained, another man arrested near Trump rally in Beverly Hills
Offset, of the music group Migos, streamed part of the interaction on Instagram Live, which shows officers surrounding his vehicle near a Trump rally.
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Column: Trump inspired them to become U.S. citizens and to vote. Against him
Xenophobic rhetoric and legislation from the Republican Party has pushed millions of Latinos — like Rafael and Carmela Serrano — to vote Democrat.
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San Francisco's go-slow approach toward reopening amid the pandemic is paying off
San Francisco shut down early in the pandemic and later limited reopening. Now the city is the first urban center in California where the risk of infection is rated as minimal.
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Santa Ana winds will raise red flags on land and big waves off the coast, forecasters say
Gale-force winds are likely to cause dangerous conditions in harbors on Catalina and Santa Cruz islands.
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California surpasses 900,000 coronavirus cases; L.A. County approaches 300,000
Across the state's 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with nearly 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths.
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