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Climate change puts these readers’ rural towns at risk. Why they want to rebuild – LA Times

In response to a recent series in the Times, "Rebuild, Reburn", which focused on the community of Greenville, rural Californian’s living in Wildland Urban Interface areas reply with letters to the editor sharing why rebuilding communities like Greenville is important. 


Wildfire Destroys a Piece of Black History in Rural California – The New York Times

The Lincoln Heights community of Weed, California has been devastated by the Mill Fire. The history of the enduring lumber town is told in this reflective article.


Census, term limit change means big turnover for lawmakers – AP News

This overview of the changes coming to the legislature following the coming election describes how 2020 redistricting and changes to term limits will lead to unusually high turnover in State Senate Districts.