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California storms persist with deluges, mudslide threats

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - The latest in a relentless string of California storms is swamping roads, battering coastlines with high surf, turning rivers into gushing flood zones and forcing the evacuation of thousands in towns with histories…

Heat wave puts California in fossil fuel conundrum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A record heat wave put California in a fossil fuel conundrum: The state has had to rely more heavily on natural gas to produce electricity and avoid power outages while Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration moves…