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Stephanie O'Neill

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Stephanie O'Neill is a reporter and resident of Ojai, California.

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This week marks one year since the Thomas Fire descended on the city of Ventura. It burned more than 500 homes within city limits.

One Year Later: Rebuilding from the Thomas Fire

This week marks one year since the Thomas Fire descended on the city of Ventura. It burned more than 500 homes within city limits.

from KCRW Features

Tanya Sandefur lives on a 10-acre avocado ranch overlooking Ojai’s upper valley.

Recollections from the Thomas Fire: ‘I saw hundreds of houses and buildings on fire’

Tanya Sandefur lives on a 10-acre avocado ranch overlooking Ojai’s upper valley.

from News Stories

Ventura County residents recall how the largest fire in state history, at the time, ignited and threatened to engulf the city of Ojai.

One Year Later: How Ojai Weathered the Thomas Fire

Ventura County residents recall how the largest fire in state history, at the time, ignited and threatened to engulf the city of Ojai.

from KCRW Features

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Fires burning throughout Southern California have destroyed homes and forced more than 250,000 to evacuate from parts of Calabasas, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks and Malibu.

from News Stories

It takes a lot of hard work and patience to make it into Santa Barbara’s competitive farmers market.

from KCRW Features

PG&E was found responsible for starting many of the fires that hit California these past few years. The utility faces billions of dollars in potential liabilities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We've just had the terrible Camp and Woolsey fires. More of those fires will come again -- bigger and hotter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dry as dust? Oil, water, and LA’s transformation from nature to overbuilt landscape are themes explored in an installation of smashed concrete, sand and sound at SCI-Arc.

from Design and Architecture

Malibu residents who have lived through past infernos say nothing compares to the Woolsey Fire. Most people who lost homes don’t plan on leaving.

from Design and Architecture

For two months a year, in a small Norwegian city, the sun never goes above the horizon. One researcher visits to find out why its citizens are happy despite the lack of light.

from Nocturne

Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you haven’t gotten your earthquake kit together and made sure you have a plan, do it today! What should be in your earthquake kit Here’s what the Red Cross…

from News Stories