Governor Schwarzenegger promised that it would never happen, but in private conversations he’s floated a one-cent sales tax increase to balance the budget. On Reporter’s Notebook, the temperature in the ground at one spot in Ventura county: 812 degrees.
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Last Friday, there were reports of smoke rising from the ground in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County. Firefighters found there were no flames but at a foot beneath the surface the temperature of the ground was 812 degrees.
Iraj Ershaghi, Professor of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, Director of the Petroleum Engineering Dept at USC
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