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Push to promote ‘defensible space’ in homes at fire risk faulted

After the deadliest and most destructive four-year stretch of wildfires in modern California history, Gov. Gavin Newsom took office in January determined to escalate state efforts to limit fire threats and to adopt safer building and fire maintenance practices. Within

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 4

Lead levels plague eight CA areas O.C. assemblyman under fire from all directions for op-ed Democrats in Legislature hire Fmr. U.S. A.G. Holder to advise on Trump Report: CA housing situation worsens Drought dying?  Good morning. Happy Hump Day. The Legislature

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 28

New laws going in effect Gun sales on the rise Life expectancy plateau is good news for pensions Oakland for decades failed to inspect illegally converted warehouses like Ghost Ship Sierra Nevada snowpack below average Good morning. Happy Hump Day.

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Good news on several CA drought fronts

State officials measured the Sierra Nevada snowpack for the second time in 2016 on Tuesday, and once again the news was good. Capital Public Radio has the details: The latest measurement …  showed that the “snowpack is growing quite nicely.”

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