Big Fires Raise Big Questions about Money

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Firefighters got a break from the weather today as clouds moved in and increased the humidity. At a command center today, Governor Schwarzenegger congratulated firefighters who are being sorely tested by so many blazes in so many places. So far, state and local budget shortfalls have not reduced state and local resources. But fire season is just beginning.

Credits

Guests:
Val Zavala - KCET - @valzavala, Carroll Wills - Communications Director, California Professional Firefighters, Marc Lifsher - Reporter, Los Angeles Times - @MarcLifsher, Timothy Duane - Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton