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Dianne Feinstein asks for more cash to cut down dead trees in California before they catch fire
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 3:11 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana Gov....
93 points by Los Angeles Times | California Dianne Feinstein White House Jerry Brown Sequoia Mayor of San Francisco Democratic Party Death
Free entry to national parks and forests on Presidents Day
If you don’t have plans for Presidents Day, maybe it’s time to make some. National parks and national forests that charge entrance fees will be free to all on the Monday holiday. That means you save $25 at Joshua Tree National Park and $30 at Yosemite National Park, for example. And, in the local...
45 points by Los Angeles Times | National Park Service Death Valley National Park Yosemite National Park National park Pacific Crest Trail John Muir Mojave Desert Sequoia
California wildfire becomes costliest ever to fight at $200M
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning for nearly two months on California's scenic Big Sur coast has surpassed $200 million in firefighting costs, becoming the costliest to fight in U.S. history, according to date released Monday.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Big Sur Firefighter Cost Costs California Sequoia Fire Firefighting