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Archive for October 22nd, 2019
Fire moves fastest when it’s driven by the wind up a slope. Residents who live atop the scenic ravines of Porter Ranch know their homes can be especially vulnerable to wildfire.
During wildfires, fire experts estimate about 10 percent of people ignore evacuation orders, and another 25 percent wait around to see how bad the fire is before leaving. KPCC’s Sharon McNary has the story of one woman in that wait-and-see group.
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Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo isn’t holding back on his frustration with PG&E, the state’s largest utility, after the company induced blackouts that impacted hundreds of thousands of residents last week.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon.
There are plenty of big home runs in the postseason so far. José Altuve’s Minute Maid Park walk-off homer that put the Yankees away in the AL Championship Series, for one. But the focus of the World Series between the Astros and the Nationals is on the mound and in the bullpen.