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Power Outages Begin in California Amid Hot, Windy Weather

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power to more than a million people Wednesday for what could be days on end, in the most sweeping effort in state history to prevent wildfires caused by windblown power lines. The utility plans to shut off...
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AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans See Weather Disasters Worsening

WASHINGTON — Nearly three-quarters of Americans see weather disasters, like Hurricane Dorian, worsening and most of them blame global warming to some extent, a new poll finds. And scientists say they're right. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public ...
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Escape the Heat This Weekend at Fresno Cooling Centers

Curse the triple-digit heat if you must. But don't forget that high temperatures mean Fresno's cooling centers are open this weekend. The city opens public pools and other sites when Fresno's forecasted high hits 105. This weekend's bake is expected to push...

Late Spring Wintry Weather Brings More Snow to California

Late spring wintry weather has brought rain, wind and snow to California, including a dusting of white on Sierra peaks east of Fresno. Forecasts call for snow showers Monday night in the southern Sierra. Rain and snow will remain in the forecast off and on ...