Environment

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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 17, 2018 - 8:33 am
Beachgoers from Sonoma to Monterey counties should stay away from the shoreline because dangerous waves will hit the region through Monday night, the National Weather Service said. Waves of 17 to 21 feet tall would lash the shore. Some spots, such as Mavericks Beach in Half Moon Bay, might see...
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Coastal redwoods were planted in the Presidio on Dec. 14, 2018.
Matt Bigler/ KCBS Radio
December 14, 2018 - 3:12 pm
After being gone for more than a century, Coastal Redwoods are returning to the Presidio.
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PG&E crews carry out repair work in Paradise, CA
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Margie Shafer
December 14, 2018 - 10:43 am
PG&E is asking state regulators for permission to raise customer rates, saying it will use the funds to pay for improved wildfire safety measures.
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South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
Matt Bigler
December 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Wild Chinook salmon have begun swimming through the streams of Silicon Valley again after volunteers removed large amounts of garbage from the clogged creeks.
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Carrie Hodousek
November 29, 2018 - 9:03 am
California could see three times as many large wildfires in the coming decades, because of climate change, according to a dire federal report.
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Santa Cruz passed a landmark ban on some products in small plastic packaging.
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Jennifer Hodges
November 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
Santa Cruz County has passed a landmark ordinance banning single-use plastics, such as shampoo and lotion, within the tourism industry.
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A sheriff's deputy recovers the remains of a Camp Fire victim from an overturned car in Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 15, 2018 - 7:15 pm
MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Ten years ago, as two wildfires advanced on Paradise, residents jumped into their vehicles to flee and got stuck in gridlock. That led authorities to devise a staggered evacuation plan — one that they used when fire came again last week. But Paradise's carefully laid plans...
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Roxanne Haugse left) and Katie Beal receive sweatshirts from Sierra Nevada Brewing, which has contributed to relief efforts for a wildfire that tore through Butte County near their headquarters.
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Jenna Lane
November 14, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Free meals, free hoodies, and a $100,000 donation from Sierra Nevada Brewing are helping people recover from the deadly fire that tore through Butte County near the company's headquarters.
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Home for sale destroyed by Camp Fire in Paradise, CA
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
November 12, 2018 - 9:42 am
There are ways to help the victims of the massive Camp Fire.
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