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Massive Oil Spill Sends Crude Oil Onto Orange County Beaches, Killing Birds, Marine Life

A massive oil spill off the coast of Orange County had crews racing to try and contain the damage early on Sunday the 2nd of October. The spill, originating from a pipeline connected to an offshore oil platform called Elly, was first noticed on Saturday. As per estimates, around 126000 gallons of crude oil have […]

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The Triumph of Gavin Newsom Could Lead to Changes in California’s Recall Mechanism

Governor Gavin Newsom of California won a historic win against a recall effort on Tuesday night, and now some lawmakers are looking to alter the 110-year-old procedure for removing state officials. Even before Californians began casting their ballots, some lawmakers argued that putting a recall on the ballot is far too simple and far too […]

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Battling What We Can Battle: Lighter Winds Aid Crews Fighting Caldor Fire Raging Near Lake Tahoe

After days of battling the massive Caldor fire intensified by fierce wind gusts, the firefighter crew was in for relief due to better weather conditions on Thursday, 2nd September. According to incident meteorologist Jim Dudley, while localized gusts were still likely, the light wind and higher humidity levels on Thursday and Friday allowed the crew […]

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South Carolina Ranks Worst for Roads in the U.S.

A very recent Consumer Affairs study lists out South Carolina as the state with the worst roads in America. The extensive study took different factors into consideration before listing out these rankings to the quality of roads across the United States. These factors include: · Road deaths per mile · Budget allocated and spent per […]

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6 Best Santa Maria Bike Trails For Every Skill Level

With stunning beaches, vibrant vineyards, and picturesque landscapes, Santa Maria is no less than a paradise for travelers. And the best way to discover the beautiful secrets of the location is on a bike. Santa Maria has numerous trails that are sure to live up to your expectations. From easy, casual rides with family or […]