gettyimages 54900 cprnCalifornians are seeing their electricity bills rise as they’re forced to spend more time at home. This comes amid the uncertainty and economic hardship caused by the pandemic.

Story by Scott Rodd.

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It’s wildfire season and over the past few years, some of the largest were started when trees or branches fell on power lines. Now one scientist has a solution for tracking trees nested along hundreds of thousands of miles of power lines.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

A top California health official says a technical glitch that caused a lag in collecting coronavirus test information has been fixed, but there could be a backlog of up to 300,000 records

Story by Drew Sandsor.

 

 

 

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