The oil spill along the Orange County coast is not only having a big environmental impact, it's also hurting the local economy.
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- Kansas City Star
Can you count how many snakes are coiled around this pipe?
- KGO – San Francisco
STORM WATCH: Several drivers abandoned their vehicles on I-880 in Fremont after flooding from one of the strongest storms to hit the Bay Area in years blocked the freeway early Monday.
3D-printed cement houses are about to take off, offering a cheaper, more efficient way to provide homes for those who need them — as long as they can be built in ways that don't worsen climate change.Why it matters: Developers of 3D-printed homes think they can take on multiple challenges: the affordable housing crisis, the shortage of skilled labor and rising material costs. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeAt least one is also
Comedian Chris Rock has an old joke about how bad Bill Gates would feel if he woke up one day with Oprah's money. The point was that "rich" is a subjective term. The same holds true if you make a lot...
NOAA; Map: Kavya Beheraj/Axios; Data: NOAA; Map: Kavya Beheraj/AxiosThe return of La Niña for the second straight year means winter in Colorado will bring warmer temperatures and less precipitation than normal, according to a new forecast by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Why it matters: Dry conditions have fueled some of Colorado's most devastating wildfires, including last year's East Troublesome blaze, which raged for more than a month and destroyed nearly 194,000 acres.S
California’s ‘atmospheric rivers’ and ‘bomb cyclone’ bring scant long-term rain relief — a look at the Western drought by the numbers
Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California heading into a weekend that's expected bring stormy weather to the drought-ravaged state, which is among the hardest hit as the U.S. West continues to strain under dry conditions.
- The New York Times
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man in Florida’s largest city wrote to officials that the smell and flies were getting bad, after six weeks of waiting for his yard waste to be picked up. Other residents sent photos of overflowing bins, stacked plastic bags and littered lawns. At one point, the fed-up neighbors of Almira Street in Jacksonville threatened to rent a truck and dump their trash on the steps of City Hall. The disruption to America’s economy created by the coronavirus pandemic has led to mass c
- USA TODAY
EVs cost more to power than gasoline costs to fuel an internal combustion car with reasonable gas mileage, according to an Anderson Economic Group report.
- Touchdown Wire
A massive storm is pushing into California. Just in time for "Sunday Night Football."
- Idaho Statesman
The man fell to the ground and kicked the bear as it ran toward him, officials said.
- USA TODAY
Drought-stricken regions of Northern California could see "excessive rainfall" when an extreme weather system hits the West Coast this weekend.
- USA TODAY
Bomb cyclone, atmospheric river blasts West Coast; 2 dead in Seattle area; hundreds of thousands without power
A furious storm unleashed from a "bomb cyclone" over the Pacific Ocean slammed Northern California, bringing fierce winds and dangerous flooding.
- LA Times
Evacuations were ordered near the Alisal fire zone in Santa Barbara County, and a flood advisory was issued for parts of San Luis Obispo County.
- LA Times
An earthquake was reported Sunday at 7:01 a.m. less than a mile from Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Martha Stewart Living
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- NBC News
More than 90 million people are under the risk of flooding rain, high winds and severe storms through Wednesday.
- WABC – NY
With heavy rain and high winds expected from a nor'easter Monday night into Tuesday, communities around the Tri-State region have begun to prepare.
- Associated Press
A type of whale that is one of the rarest marine mammals in the world lost nearly 10% of its population last year, a group of scientists and ocean life advocates said on Monday. The North Atlantic right whale numbered only 366 in 2019, and its population fell to 336 in 2020, the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium said. Right whales were once abundant in the waters off New England, but were decimated during the commercial whaling era due to their high concentrations of oil.
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. — It may be getting cooler, but there is still 36 day left in the Atlantic hurricane season, and experts are watching an area of disturbance Monday morning that could produce the next storm of the year. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring the U.S. East Coast, where it expects a non-tropical low-pressure system to emerge in the next day or so. The frontal low should move ...
Data: NOAA; Map: Will Chase/Axios The extreme atmospheric river pummeling parts of Northern California — attached to a record strong bomb cyclone, no less — may be a poor indicator of how this winter will treat the West.Why it matters: With much of the West locked in the first climate change-related megadrought, with an especially pronounced dry period since 2020, hopes are pinned on the rain and mountain snow that could fall during the wet season.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios M