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Beware of winds on SoCal roads

Gusts between 60 and 80 mph are possible in some areas. Forecasters warn that driving could be dangerous, especially for high-profile vehicles.

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Hot on the trail of alien moons

Astronomers have found about 2,000 planets beyond our solar system. Now, some scientists are expanding the search to look for distant moons, too, in the hunt for signs of life.

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Who will stop the shot hole borer beetle?

Orange County is doubling its efforts to stop the invasive pest, but officials say the state must get more involved before the beetle spreads to the Central Valley.

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