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Hurricane Kay Could Be Rare Tropical Storm to Impact California

Hurricane Kay Could Be Rare Tropical Storm to Impact California

Hurricane Kay, which is currently churning off the coast of Baja California, could be the rare Northeast Pacific hurricane to impact the northern Mexican peninsula as well as drought-ravaged Southern California. The storm could bring relief to a state baking under a record-breaking September heat wave, but heavy rainfall poses risks as well.  “[I]t’s never […]

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    California Asks EV Owners to Limit Charging During Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave

    California Asks EV Owners to Limit Charging During Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave

    It’s going to be a scorcher in California over the long Labor Day weekend, with temperatures expected to be over 10°F above normal. Already this week, temperatures in Los Angeles soared above 100°F, with worse temperatures to come. In response, officials are asking Californians to reduce energy as much as possible to avoid blackouts, including […]

    California to Ban New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035

    California to Ban New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035

    California is expected to adopt a 13-year deadline for the end of the sale of new, internal combustion-powered vehicles. CARB, the California Air Resources Board, will vote today to require all new cars sold in the state to be powered by electricity or hydrogen by 2035, with an intermediary requirement of 35% of new cars […]

    California Celebrities Exceeding Water Use Limits Amid Drought

    California Celebrities Exceeding Water Use Limits Amid Drought

    Famous celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart and Dwyane Wade, are greatly exceeding water use limits in Southern California amid an ongoing drought. Over 2,000 customers were recently issued “notices of exceedance” by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, meaning these customers used over 150% of their monthly limit for water […]

    California’s Largest Wildfire in 2022 Grows 0% Contained

    California’s Largest Wildfire in 2022 Grows 0% Contained

    A fast-growing wildfire, named the McKinney Fire, has grown to more than 52,000 acres in two days, becoming California’s largest wildfire in 2022. Two people have been reported dead and nearly 3,000 residents have been asked to evacuate. It is 0% contained, although heavy smoke helped slow the growth on Sunday even as it kept most aircraft grounded. […]