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Major Utility Bill Hike Slated For SoCal

Southern California residents are facing a new fee in addition to their electricity bill every month unless local leaders succeed in their efforts to kill the fee hike.

Things to do this weekend: Honor Earth Day around SoCal with fests and films

Celebrate Earth Day: Hey, you're here on Earth and we are, too, and so are the whales and redwoods and ladybugs and everything-and-everybody-elses.

Soboba charity golf tournament up to par once again

The 12th annual Soboba Foundation and Soboba Casino Resort Charity Golf Tournament was played under blue skies, April 2-4.

Inland Empire Health Plan to celebrate anniversary milestone in Victorville

Inland Empire Health Plan officials will celebrate the 5th anniversary of its Victorville-based Community Wellness Center.

Pristine Lake Tahoe shrouded in smoke from threatening fire

Ash rained down on Lake Tahoe on Tuesday and thick yellow smoke blotted out views of the mountains rimming its pristine blue waters as a massive wildfire threatened the alpine vacation spot on the California-Nevada state line.

California firefighters battle a dozen large wildfires

More than 13,500 firefighters were working Monday to contain a dozen large California wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to flee to safety.

Fires harming California’s efforts to curb climate change

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Record-setting blazes raging across Northern California are wiping out forests that are central to plans to reduce carbon emissions and are testing projects designed to protect communities from wildfires, the state’s top fire official said Wednesday, hours before a fast-moving new blaze erupted.

California, Nevada governors tour site of huge wildfire

The governors of California and Nevada called for more federal firefighting assistance Wednesday as they toured a region blackened by one of several massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the West.

I had 5 minutes to evacuate from a California wildfire. Here’s what I learned

I had just changed into my pajamas when I smelled the smoke. I had heard the fireworks earlier, but fireworks aren’t exactly unusual in Vallejo in the run-up to Fourth of July, so I didn’t think anything of it. Still, I went to the window. What I saw was a wave of embers, like a wall of glowing red, raining down from the sky. I didn’t know anything else, I couldn’t see anything else, but I slammed the window shut and started shouting.

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Things to do this weekend: Honor Earth Day around SoCal with fests and films

Celebrate Earth Day: Hey, you're here on Earth and we are, too, and so are the whales and redwoods and ladybugs and everything-and-everybody-elses.

Soboba charity golf tournament up to par once again

The 12th annual Soboba Foundation and Soboba Casino Resort Charity Golf Tournament was played under blue skies, April 2-4.

Inland Empire Health Plan to celebrate anniversary milestone in Victorville

Inland Empire Health Plan officials will celebrate the 5th anniversary of its Victorville-based Community Wellness Center.

National Monument Status Proposed For Swath Of Riverside County

Approximately 627,855 acres of Southern California’s vast desert are eyed to become a national treasure.
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