environmental

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The US Forest Service plans to help prevent wildfires in the Los Padres National Forest by cutting down trees and chaparral across a 755-acre area of the forest. The Central Coast’s congressman and environmental groups say the project is unchecked and unnecessary.

Peter Buschmann/USDA Forest Service.

The majority of Californians believe global warming is happening now and that it’s a serious threat to the Golden State’s future, according to the results of a poll released Wednesday. What’s more, Californians are ready to cast their votes and spend their money to fight it.