High pressure will reach a strength that occurs only about once every 10 years, the National Weather Service said, fueling a heat wave that could rival the seven-day event in 2006 that researchers connected to hundreds of deaths.
Lawmakers voted down a bill to require buffer zones around oil and gas extraction. Environmental justice activists still see hope.
A fundamental piece of the Southern California lifestyle is going the way of the Red Cars and the Brown Derby. The freedom to sit outdoors unmolested by bugs.
High pressure over the Southwest will bring excessive heat to Southern California, especially inland areas.
Phillips 66 said its Rodeo refinery near San Francisco will make “renewable diesel,” gasoline and jet fuel from used cooking oil, fats, greases and soybean oils.
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