May 18, 2024
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Year-round fire season new reality for Central Coast communities


A firefighter is silhouetted during the Woolsey fire in Malibu on Nov. 9. The blaze began in Ventura County and burned to the ocean. The Central Coast is at the epicenter of a new climate reality, one where hotter, drier conditions drive a year-round fire season. As temperatures trend upward on average, extremes are coming…


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