Camp fire APPresident Trump criticized California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s handling of the state’s wildfires this weekend, blaming them again on a lack of forest management. PolitiFact California debunked this false and oversimplified claim.

Story by Chris Nichols.

 

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(Photo: The Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Noah Berger / AP Photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

drilling PumpjackBy the start of the new year, more than a million acres of federal land could be opened to oil drilling and fracking in Central California and on the Central Coast. Environmental groups say the plan is an attack on the state's future.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: Eric Kounce [Public domain])

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adriel Hampton January 2019A San Francisco man is running for California governor in 2022 to protest Facebook’s decision to allow false ads by political candidates. He plans to run false ads, but Facebook says it will penalize those.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: Adriel Hampton [CC BY-SA 4.0])

 

 

 

 

 

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