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How California is Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Millions of Californians face an unprecedented increase in natural disasters brought about climate change with an accompanying increase in risk. Unless. Karen Baker Special to CALmatters Imagine if everyone is prepared in advance of an emergency...
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Trump Will Sign Bill, Then Declare Border Emergency

WASHINGTON — Congress steamed toward lopsided approval of a border security compromise Thursday night that would avert a second painful government shutdown but ignite a major new confrontation — this time over ...

Fresno’s 911 System Has an Emergency Situation

Fresno has an emergency. Calling 911 isn’t the solution, but rather the problem itself. Nearly 1,000 calls a day come into Fresno’s 911 system. There are not enough dispatchers to handle them, leading to potentially life-threatening delays in getting throug...