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California Needs You: A Veteran’s Call to Service

I am thankful on this Veterans Day. I had the honor to serve our country as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Now, as chief service officer for the state of California, I have the opportunity to bring home my experience and empower all Californians to serve our sta...
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Flames, Gear and Risks of Photographing California Wildfires

By Marcio Sanchez Associated Press  SANTA PAULA — It's ironic, but momentarily forgetting some of my safety gear ended up saving my life. "I have been covering wildfires since I began working with The Associated Press in 2002, and have had other near-...
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Climate Activists Block Roads, Camp out in Global Protests

LONDON — Hundreds of climate change activists camped out in central London on Tuesday during a second day of world protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement to demand more urgent actions to counter global warming. "I want to make a statement that (the a...
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PG&E Reaches $11B Deal With California Wildfire Insurers

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from Califonria's wildfires in 2017 and 2018. "Today's settlement is another step in doing what's right fo...