‘Every crisis has a silver lining’: why Big Sur’s isolation is inducing people fitter

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Winter blizzards battered this stretching of coastal California, blocking the sole road but residents forced to leave their autoes at home have been feeling the benefit A community on the stretching of coastal California known as Big Sur has been largely cut off from the outside world since winter stormscollapsed a bridge to the north […]


Here’s What It’s Like To Live Next To California’s Gas Blowout Catastrophe

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LOS ANGELES — Matt Pakucko was coughing. “This gas, it’s an invisible tsunami, ” he told, struggling to clear his throat. He is a resident of the affluent Porter Ranch neighborhood’s Highlands community, closest to where an enormous volume of natural gas is spewing from a violated well at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage […]