The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the state Fish and Game Commission voted 4-0 Thursday during a public meeting in San Diego.The California Department of Fish and Wildlife made the recommendation to cancel next year's season after six scuba diving scientists surveyed seafloors and logged 37 percent of the abalone they saw as dead.
The Skirball fire affecting Bel-Air is one of six fires that erupted in Southern California last week.(Associated Press)
An illegal cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire in Bel-Air last week, authorities said Tuesday.
The Skirball brushfire that caused residents of Los Angeles' affluent Bel-Air neighborhood to flee their multimillion-dollar mansions last week was sparked by an illegal cooking fire, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a press release Tuesday.Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty ImagesSmoke from the Skirball Fire rises above the 405 freeway near the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles, Dec.
New Website Helps Travelers Find One-of-Kind B&Bs and Boutique Hotels in California – The Daily Telescope
com connects travelers with smaller or lesser-known B&Bs and boutique hotels in California that offer exceptional quality and service,” said Jenn Iliff, CMP, CABBI Program & Events Manager.The new website allows users to search for quality-certified inns based on location, in-room amenities, property features and more.
Long before the current devastation in California, scientists had built a strong case linking a changing climate to more wildfires.Since hotter weather promotes drought and drought increases the chances of fire, rising temperatures have intensified the risks.