More than a million acres have burned in California in the past week due to hundreds of wildfires sparked by dry lightning strikes. Experts say the state needs to prepare for more. Meanwhile, the pandemic is adding additional pressures to the evacuation and firefighting efforts.
Resources to fight California wildfires stretched thin
From this Episode:
What to let burn, what to save? Firefighters must practice triage in California
Hundreds of wildfires continue to rip through large swaths of California. Many were sparked by thousands of dry lightning strikes last week. More than a million acres have...
TikTok sues Trump administration over threat to ban company
TikTok sued the U.S. government today, after President Trump said he’ll ban the hugely popular video sharing platform. It’s the latest ramp-up in a back-and-forth between...
Democrats grill postmaster general on mail delivery delays
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy continued his testimony today in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee.
With COVID rates down, OC kids might return to school in-person
Orange County was removed from California’s coronavirus watch list on Sunday, paving the way for the region to continue reopening more businesses and schools.