Obi Kaufmann

Author, artist

Author and artist

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Four national forests in Southern California open back up on Thursday: Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland.

National forests in SoCal reopen on Thursday. Why climate change keeps closing them

Four national forests in Southern California open back up on Thursday: Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland.

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