Richard Minnich

UC Riverside

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Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside

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Other Governors have filled annual State of the State speeches with new ideas, with delivery timed for the evening broadcasts of local TV news. Jerry Brown is different.

Governor Brown, the Drought, and His Prospects for Re-Election

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The National Weather Service says high temperatures, low humidity and bone-dry vegetation have created conditions for “explosive fire growth.”

Fire Season Opens with Plume of Smoke over Downtown

The National Weather Service says high temperatures, low humidity and bone-dry vegetation have created conditions for “explosive fire growth.”

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The  Griffith Park  fire in the Hollywood Hills burned 817 acres, the largest fire in Los Angeles since 1961.

The Griffith Park Fire

The Griffith Park fire in the Hollywood Hills burned 817 acres, the largest fire in Los Angeles since 1961.

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