Must-read books for summer, solar panel fight in Mojave Desert

From climate change nonfiction to short stories and a mystery novel, KCRW gets recommendations for summer reading. Photo by Shutterstock.

Book critics share their summer reading recommendations, including “All-Night Pharmacy,” “The Bee Sting,” Witness” and “Bridge.”

To counter turmoil at Twitter, Facebook will be entering the micro-blogging space on Wednesday with its service called Threads. Will Twitter devotees switch?

Hundreds of wildfires are raging across Canada. Will California face a similar fate — after a very wet winter that left lots of wildfire fuel?

In the Mojave Desert, the sprawl of solar panels would help the U.S. get off fossil fuels, but it threatens habitats of native plants and animals.