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  • California Coastal National Monument to expand in Mendocino County

    California Coastal National Monument to expand in Mendocino County
    The California Coastal National Monument would be expanded in Mendocino County, making it the first onshore addition to the site, once a bill approved by the House this week clears Congress. The expansion would add about 1,255 acres to the national...
  • Mammoth Lakes water district, L.A. settle dispute over Mammoth Creek

    Mammoth Lakes water district, L.A. settle dispute over Mammoth Creek
    After two years of dispute, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the Mammoth Lakes Community Water District on Thursday announced that they have reached a compromise settlement over use of the High Sierra ski town’s water supply. In...
  • Rancho Cucamonga Chinatown House listed as endangered historic site

    Rancho Cucamonga Chinatown House listed as endangered historic site
    A Rancho Cucamonga structure described as one of the last surviving examples of Chinese worker housing in the region has been included on a list of threatened significant historic places. The Chinatown House was selected by the National Trust for...
  • Jerry Brown blames climate change for state's early fire season

    Jerry Brown blames climate change for state's early fire season
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown put the state’s early wildfire season in global terms Monday, saying the state would have to grow accustomed to more forest fires as a consequence of climate change. Brown’s remarks at the California Department...
  • Chinatown House in Inland Empire named endangered historic site

    Chinatown House in Inland Empire named endangered historic site
    The Chinatown House in Rancho Cucamonga -- one of the last vestiges of the Inland Empire city's Chinese American history -- has been named to the list of America's most endangered historic places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The two-...
  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...
  • Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?

    Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?
    SEATTLE — The seal looked appealing, a daisy on a field of green, with the words “Tested Green.” It was issued to more than 120 products as a guarantee of environmental responsibility. The problem, federal trade regulators announced in...
  • Grand fire burns through 3,800 acres; crews attack from air

    Grand fire burns through 3,800 acres; crews attack from air
    More than 1,400 firefighters were on the lines Friday, battling a brush fire that’s burned through more than 3,800 acres in Ventura and Kern counties since Wednesday. The Grand fire is 25% contained, and the threatened Hungry Valley State Park and...
  • Springs fire expected to be fully controlled by Tuesday afternoon

    Springs fire expected to be fully controlled by Tuesday afternoon
    The Springs fire in Ventura County was 90% contained Tuesday morning and was expected to be completely under control by the end of the day, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The blaze damaged 15 homes but did not...
  • What do we spend to preserve nature? $40 billion

    What do we spend to preserve nature? $40 billion
    Some say that you can’t put a price on precious natural resources. As of this week, you can. The public and private tab for conserving the nation’s fish, wildlife and natural resources is close to $40 billion a year, according to a study...
  • L.A. County rejects school districts' bid to avoid voting rights suits

    L.A. County rejects school districts' bid to avoid voting rights suits
    Los Angeles County officials rejected a bid Tuesday from several Santa Clarita Valley school districts and a water district hoping to consolidate elections and avoid the kind of voting rights lawsuits that other local governments have been hit with. The...