Fires recently broke out in Santa Clarita, near Bel Air, and in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. None of that is unusual for a Southern California summer. But there’s never been a fire season amid a pandemic that’s straining state and local resources. David Shew, retired CALFIRE staff chief, talks about what to expect.
Fire season during COVID-19
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Supreme Court: LGBTQ employees are protected from discrimination
The All Black Lives Matter march in LA on June 14 denounced racial injustice and pushed for LGBTQ rights. Today, activists won a major expansion of those rights.
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San Francisco’s efforts to drastically reform police
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What California’s fire season could look like during this pandemic
There’s never been a fire season amid a pandemic that’s straining state and local resources. David Shew, retired CALFIRE staff chief, talks about what to expect.
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How gyms are going to get customers back as they reopen
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