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California Wildfire Threatens Hundreds Of Homes

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — All evacuation orders were lifted Monday evening after firefighters made significant progress containing 50 percent of ...

Where Does TC Boyle Like To Read?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Books

This is part of our ongoing series asking authors one simple question: Where do you like to read?Today's response comes from T.C. Boyle: I’d like...

Giant Sequoias -- Safe at Last?

Michael Brune | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

The giant sequoias are direct descendants of the enormous trees that once covered North America and loomed over dinosaurs in vast forests of fern and evergreen. Now they survive in just one small redoubt -- the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

Natural LA? I'll show you!

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Nature Conservancy in California

It's true, Los Angeles is a large, busy city, but it is also one of the few cities in the United States with so many biodiverse, natural places to see within 100 miles of the downtown area.

California Wildfire Has Nearly Doubled In Size

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green

SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — More air tankers and firefighters are being sent to Sequoia National Forest to battle a wildfire that has nea...

PHOTOS: The Most Beautiful Places To Camp In California

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles

California is all that it's cracked up to be. We have oceans, cliffs, mountain peaks, deserts, sun and sand. When the folks over at Los Angeles magazi...

Firefighters Gain Ground On California Wildfires

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Thousands of firefighters and an aircraft fleet battled Tuesday to tame a string of lightning-caused wildfires that have burned...

Ancient Sequoias Safe From Weekend's Wildfires

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Thousands of firefighters and an aircraft fleet battled Tuesday to tame a string of lightning-caused wildfires that have b...

Weekend Lightning Storms Spark Massive Wildfires

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Several hundred homes faced mandatory evacuations and at least one school district was closed Monday as a string of lightn...