18 Oct '17, 11pm

#ClimateChange: California Wildfires and Fighting Climate Change:

#ClimateChange: California Wildfires and Fighting Climate Change:

Sonoma, California BREAKING: The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a health advisory and Spare the Air alert through the weekend…”Very unhealthy air quality from the wildfires in the North Bay is causing unprecedented levels of air pollution throughout the Bay Area”; the agency said in a news release. No kidding! My head and stomach don’t feel quite right after a week of the wild fires in Northern California, as I write this piece ensconced in temporary quarters in the town of Sonoma, while keeping an eye on an 18-year- old arthritic, black cat named Sasha, whose mobile home I am occupying for her owners while they are away for a spell. Not eating much, she’s feeling unsettled too. But our entwined lot is nothing compared to the devastation to the north and east of us. Over 200,000 acres scorched, fourty-one lives lost — a new heart-wrenching record for C...

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