California, Nevada governors to tour site of huge wildfire – Times of India

Reading Time: 8 minutes CARSON CITY: The governors of California and Nevada on Wednesday planned to tour the state line area blackened by one of several massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the West. Cooler weather and even some rain helped in the battle against some of the largest blazes but fire officials warned that hotter, … Read more

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes BLY: Out-of-state crews headed to Montana on Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes. Progress was being made on the nation’s largest blaze, the Bootleg fire in Oregon, but less than half of it had been … Read more

Los Angeles passes measure limiting homeless encampments – Times of India

Reading Time: 8 minutes LOS ANGELES: The Los Angeles City Council passed a sweeping anti-camping measure Thursday that will severely limit widespread homeless encampments that have become an eyesore across the city. The measure was billed as a compassionate approach to get people off streets and restore access to public spaces in the city with nation’s second-largest homeless population, … Read more