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Moving Beyond America’s War On Wildfire: 4 Ways To Avoid Future Megafires

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Californians have been concerned about wildfires for a long time, but the past two years have left many of them fearful and questioning whether any solutions to the fire crisis truly exist. The Dixie Fire in the Sierra Nevada burned nearly 1 million acres in 2021, including almost the entire community of Greenville. Then strong winds near Lake Tahoe sent the Caldor Fire r...
Tags: News, California, America, West, Biden, Lake Tahoe, Sierra, South Lake Tahoe, Cafe, Sierra Nevada, Santa Barbara, Agency, Southern California, Greenville, U S Forest Service, Caldor


These Cities Have the Youngest Entrepreneurs in America

Research conducted by lending experts has discovered where you can find the youngest average age of entrepreneurs in the United States. Data analysts at LendingTree studied anonymized data from over 100,000 borrowers seeking loans specifically to start a business and to identify the average age of entrepreneurs in each metro area. The findings revealed Greenville in South Carolina had the youngest entrepreneurs with an average age of 36.4 years old. Cities with Youngest Entrepreneurs The rese...
Tags: Florida, New York, Boston, Sales, America, United States, New Orleans, South Carolina, Lendingtree, Greenville, Charleston, Matt Schulz, Schulz, North Port, Small Business News, Youngest Entrepreneurs


Expensive housing is the reason the planet is burning, the rich are getting richer, and women are choosing to have fewer children

Flames from the Dixie Fire consume a home on Highway 89 south of Greenville on August 5, 2021, in Plumas County, California. AP Photo/Noah Berger Soaring home prices are contributing to the biggest economic crises of the 21st century. Climate change, birth rates, and inequality have all been slammed by the housing affordability crisis. Building more homes and denser apartments can fight a number of economic calamities, economists said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fall...
Tags: New York City, US, Trends, Turkey, Philadelphia, Greenville, Berkeley California, Larry Summers, John Myers, Hillary Hoffower, Arreguin, Jesse Arreguin, Ben Southwood, Sam Bowman, Organization of Economic Co, Ben Winck


Former Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie felt that Sidney Powell was peddling 'concocted bullshit' about the 2020 election: book

Donald Trump, left, reacts to the crowd as he shakes hands with co-host David Bossie at the Freedom Summit, Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. AP/Rainier Ehrhardt David Bossie felt that Sidney Powell peddled "concocted bullshit" in challenging the 2020 election, per a new book. As Bossie saw Giuliani and Powell walk into the White House, he panicked, according to the book. Bossie was reportedly set to lead Trump's election challenge but was sidelined by the coronavirus. See mor...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Citizens United, Arizona, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Costa, Rudy Giuliani, Trump


Greenville Man Goes From Homeless to Helping Feed Homeless

A South Carolina man who used to be homeless is now helping feed homeless people.
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Dixie Fire Still On Pace To Become ‘Gigafire’

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Tags: News, California, US, Local, Sacramento, Cnn, CAL FIRE, Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, Shasta, Greenville, Northern California, Dixie, Thom Porter, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company


After losing their home to a blaze, they found refuge in a small California town. Then, a fire swept through

For many of its residents, Greenville was a safe haven.
Tags: California, Cnn, Greenville


Class Valuation Makes Another Acquisition in the Valuation Space

National appraisal management company (AMC) Class Valuation, which includes reverse mortgage appraisal services as a part of its full product suite, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Kansas City, Mo.-based Pendo Management, LLC. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Gridiron Capital, an investment firm which acquired Class Valuation earlier this year. Described as a company which offers a “differentiated appraisal process” through the use of client succ...
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Tarred Heel

A summary of a recent disciplinary order from the web page of the North Carolina State Bar Peter Romary of Hillsborough communicated with various City of Greenville officials in an effort to obtain law enforcement surveillance video footage of then-ECU... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Greenville, Hillsborough, North Carolina State Bar, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Peter Romary


Greenville residents find remnants of former lives as they return home after Dixie fire

A photographer captures moments as residents return: ‘I’m doing what I can, which is to take pictures and have the story be told’As some families in Greenville, California started to return home this week after the Dixie fire tore through this town of about 800 residents, they were confronted by burnt remnants of their former lives. Some returned to find a makeshift grave for a family pet. Others walked through debris which, just a few weeks earlier, they had planned to sell.Photographer Josh Ed...
Tags: California, US news, Wildfires, CalFire, Extreme Weather, Greenville, Dixie, Edelson, Josh Edelson, Greenville California


Heeding Steve Bannon’s Call, Election Deniers Organize To Seize Control Of The GOP—And Reshape America’s Elections

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. One of the loudest voices urging Donald Trump’s supporters to push for overturning the presidential election results was Steve Bannon. “We’re on the point of attack,” Bannon, a former Trump adviser and far-right nationalist, pledged on his popular podcast on Jan. 5. “All hell will break loose tomorrow.” Th...
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Caldor Fire: Why Lake Tahoe’s forests face so much fire danger

The Caldor Fire threatening communities and breathtakingly scenic landscapes around Lake Tahoe — a destination that Mark Twain once called “the fairest picture the whole earth affords” — is a dramatic, unfolding disaster. But the conditions that led to the evacuation of more than 50,000 people around the famed alpine lake’s south and western shores — where embers rain down on rustic communities and soot chokes the normally pristine mountain air — didn’t spring up this week, this month or this ye...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Environment, California News, Sport, Soccer, United States, Wildfires, Bill Clinton, John Muir, Mark Twain, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Sierra, South Lake Tahoe


Special Education Students in SC Learning Workplace Skills

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Greenville County Schools announced a “unique” partnership between its food and nutrition services and special education departments.
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2 cats, rabbit rescued in Sherman Oaks fire, but 2 other pets perish

SHERMAN OAKS — Firefighters rescued two cats and a rabbit from a house fire Saturday in Sherman Oaks, but two other pets at the home died, authorities said. A man at the home suffered a cut to one of his hands when he tried to rescue the pets prior to the arrival of firefighters. The fire was reported at 1:31 p.m. on the 14900 block of Addison Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey, who said it was electrical in nature. It took 20 firefighters 11 minutes to put out...
Tags: News, California, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Greenville, Humphrey, Irwindale, Sherman Oaks, North Hollywood, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Addison Street, Panorama City, Top Stories LADN


Power shutoffs shouldn’t be the new normal

  “Public safety power shutoffs” are the new normal in California. This week, Pacific Gas & Electric warned customers in more than a dozen Northern California counties that it may turn off the electricity for more than 24 hours at a time, affecting tens of thousands of people. The governor’s office created public service messages telling state residents “how to prepare” for a power shutoff: “Assemble emergency kits including food, water, flashlights, a radio, fresh batteries, first aid supplies ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, Editorials, Cpuc, Gavin Newsom, Greenville, Northern California, Pacific Gas Electric, California Public Utilities Commission, San Diego Gas Electric, Newsom, Sacramento Among


National Forests Closed As Wildfires Ravage Northern California

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Red Flag Warnings For Dry, Strong Winds Expected To Last Through Thursday As Firefighters Amass At Caldor Fire

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Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Associated Press, CAL FIRE, Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada, Southern California, Greenville, Northern California, Calif, Porter, El Dorado County, Tehama, CBS Sacramento


‘They just can’t stop these fires’: Caldor Fire explodes as California’s already nightmarish fire season drags on

An “unprecedented” wildfire southwest of Lake Tahoe has exploded dramatically, forcing thousands to flee their homes in late-night evacuations and prompting the emergency closure of a national forest as firefighters struggle to catch up with the blaze’s overwhelming spread. In just four days, the Caldor Fire has charred 62,586 acres in El Dorado County, burning through the 1,200-person town of Grizzly Flats and encroaching rapidly on other small communities nestled in the Sierra foothills. At le...
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Large fire burns outside North Hollywood restaurant

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Firefighters needed just 20 minutes Wednesday morning to knock down a large outside blaze at a one-story commercial building in North Hollywood. Crews responded at 2:21 a.m. to what was initially thought to be “heavy structural involvement” at 6661 Lankershim Blvd., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. But the blaze turned out to be mostly a large outside fire that 40 firefighters limited to a small section of the exterior wall of one of the businesses in ...
Tags: News, California, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Greenville, Humphrey, Irwindale, Studio City, North Hollywood, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Panorama City, Lankershim Blvd, Top Stories LADN


18 of the best Airbnbs in Rhode Island that are big on coastal charm

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Airbnb Rhode Island is dotted with quaint coastal towns and historic sites. We found the best Airbnbs in Rhode Island in Newport, Providence, Block Island, and other areas. These vacation rentals make it easy to enjoy delicious food, sandy beaches, and creative cities. Rhode Island is well worth a visit for its stunning coastal towns, historic villages, and ample outdoor opportunities.While it is espec...
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1 Person Missing In Plumas County In Wake Of Dixie Fire

PLUMAS COUNTY (CBS13) – The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office says three of the four people who are unaccounted for in the areas of Chester and Greenville — two areas hard-hit by the destructive Dixie Fire — have been located. On Friday at 11:30 a.m. the sheriff’s office released a statement identifying the four; since then, however, three have been located. The whereabouts of Ronald Avila of Greenville are still unknown. The sheriff’s department is asking for the public’s help to locate Avila. If ...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Chester, Greenville, Plumas County, Avila, Fire Watch, Plumas County Sheriff s Office, Dixie Fire, Wake Of Dixie Fire, Ronald Avila


4 People Missing In Plumas County In Wake Of Dixie Fire

PLUMAS COUNTY (CBS13) – The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office says there are four people who are unaccounted for in the areas of Chester and Greenville — two areas hard-hit by the destructive Dixie Fire. On Friday at 11:30 a.m. the sheriff’s office released a statement identifying the following people as missing: Alan Kuhl of Chester Ronald Avila of Greenville Raymond Hunt of Greenville Irene Andrews of Greenville The sheriff’s department is asking for the public’s help to locate these people. If...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Chester, Greenville, Plumas County, Fire Watch, Plumas County Sheriff s Office, Dixie Fire, Alan Kuhl, Chester Ronald Avila, Greenville Raymond Hunt of Greenville, Irene Andrews


100+ LAFD firefighters attack major emergency blaze in Panorama City

PANORAMA CITY — Firefighters planned to remain on watch throughout the morning Friday at the scene of a major emergency blaze at a commercial building in Panorama City, authorities said. At least 105 firefighters battled the blaze at the one-story structure 14621 W. Titus St. It was reported at 12:09 a.m., and its progress had been stopped by around 2:20 a.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange. Firefighters continued to search for pockets of fire and hot spots within the...
Tags: News, California, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Greenville, Irwindale, Studio City, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Panorama City, Prange, Top Stories LADN, Sepulveda Basin, Santa Fe Dam


Take a look at some of the lakes in California that have been swallowed up by the 'megadrought,' hitting record low levels

Associated Press California has been hit by a "megadrought" that has dried up key reservoirs in the state. Entire lakes have shrunk exponentially, leaving yachts and docks beached on dry land. Nearly 95% of the state is experiencing "severe drought" and is susceptible to wild fires. See more stories on Insider's business page. California is experiencing its worst drought in over four years and climate change experts warn it could just be the tip of the (melting) iceberg.On Monday, the...
Tags: Science, News, California, Trends, California Drought, Drought, Ipcc, Economy, Associated Press, UC Davis, Sierra, Gavin Newsom, Greenville, Lake Oroville, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC, San Gabriel


Dixie fire: Dry conditions, possible dry thunderstorms could bring increased fire activity

The Dixie fire consumed an additional 2,441 acres Tuesday and its containment is now 27 percent contained, a 2 percent rise from Tuesday morning’s incident report. Cal Fire previously lowered the acreage spread of the Dixie fire on Monday from 489,287 acres to 482,047 acres due to better mapping by fire officials. However as of Tuesday night’s Cal Fire incident report the acreage has grown to 490,205 acres. The fire is the second-largest fire in state history. The fire started July 13 in the Fea...
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Some Dixie Fire Evacuees Who Lost Their Homes Say They Have Nowhere To Go

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‘I still feel it isn’t real’: Gold Rush town residents reckon with wildfire devastation

As flames approached, Kimberly Price fled her beloved California hometown of Greenville. An hour later, most of it was goneAfter weeks of fire, smoke and warnings, Kimberly Price and her beloved town had run out of time.With wind driving the Dixie fire directly into Greenville, Price’s longtime partner, John Hunter, told her she needed to leave. Price, 58, had spent most of her life in the close-knit Sierra Nevada community. She couldn’t bear the thought of leaving, but the flames were everywher...
Tags: California, US news, Wildfires, Sierra Nevada, Natural Disasters, Greenville, John Hunter, Kimberly Price, Climate crisis in the American west, Greenville Price


Hot Temperatures Could Undermine Firefighters’ Progress On Dixie Fire

California’s largest wildfire in recorded history kept pushing through forestlands as fire crews tried to protect rural communities from flames that have destroyed hundreds of homes. Thick smoke cleared for several hours along one edge of the Dixie Fire on Monday, allowing aircraft to join nearly 6,000 firefighters in the attack. Many were battling to protect more than a dozen small mountain and rural communities in the northern Sierra Nevada. “Today was the first day in a few days that we had g...
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‘Our office completely burned down’: Agents flee as homes go up in flames

The Dixie Fire has burned nearly half a million acres in Northern California, and won't be under control for weeks. The blaze highlights the hotter, more fiery reality facing the western U.S.
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Sheriff: 4 Reported Missing From Greenville After Dixie Fire Found Safe

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