THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. The Four Guardsmen, a group of trees that form a natural entryway on the road to the forest, were successfully protected...
The L.A. area will see elevated-to-critical conditions through Tuesday, including a Santa Ana wind event that will meet with a warming and drying trend.
VENTURA (CBSLA) — Smell that? The all-too-familiar, dreaded odor of brush fire smoke is in the air, but the source is coming wildfires burning in Northern California, hundreds of miles away. The Ventura County Fire Department sent out a tweet Monday morning to let people know that a northwest breeze is pushing smoke from fires in Northern California. “Noticing smoke in the sky? Do not be alarmed. This is drift smoke caused by the shifting winds,” the fire department tweeted. Noticing smoke in the sky? Do not be alarmed. This is drift smoke caused by the shifting winds.There is a north west breeze...
Large portions of a second California national park have now been closed due to the KNP Complex Fire, with more closures expected to come. The fire continues to burn uncontained inside Sequoia National Park and has grown to 23,743 acres in just over a week since it started. That national park remains closed, with evacuations ordered for nearby communities.
Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California's Sequoia National Park, authorities said.
The Four Guardsmen survived the KNP Complex fire thanks to precautionary measures taken by fire agencies.
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The Sequoia Project on Monday released its new elements for the Common Agreement, another step in developing its "rules of the road" for trusted health data exchange. The Elements of the Common Agreement (PDF) are being made available for stakeholder feedback, according to the Sequoia Project, which is ONC's recognized coordinating entity for the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, or TEFCA – which is meant to "provide a single 'on-ramp' to nationwide connectivity," according to ONC.
The Org raises $20 million to build a network of organization charts for public and private companies
The Org, a New York-based tech startup that is building organization charts for public and private companies, announced today it has raised $20 million in Series B funding to shift into the second phase of their product; grow their team in New York, Copenhagen, and elsewhere; and gain 10x new users and adoption once again.
The Christian Science Monitor
Like so many others, I was concerned when I learned that the KNP Complex fire in California’s Sierra Nevada was dangerously close to the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park. That’s where the famous – and ginormous – General Sherman tree has stood for thousands of years. Then I began...
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