Category: California News

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Protecting the Cleveland National Forest – San Diego’s Planned Encroachment

According to the Sand Diego Union Tribune, San Diego County has just released a Draft Environmental Impact Report regarding the Cleveland National Forest. In 1993 the voters of San Diego County by a two-thirds vote endorsed and passed the Forest Conservation Initiative, which protected the forest from what the U-T called a “Death Sentence” of …

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Fire Restrictions in place EARLY in Sequoia National Forest

KSEE is reporting that the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have already implemented early fire restrictions, starting back on May 1, 2013. From the news report: A very dry winter has led to high fire danger much earlier than in previous years. In response to the increasing potential for wildland fire starts, Sequoia …

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Fox News reports that the Sutter Gold Mining Co. is betting there’s still gold in the hills that sparked 1849 rush

Sutter Gold Mining Co. is a “near-term gold producer,” involved in the Lincoln Mine Project in the spot that sparked the 1849 Gold Rush – the California Mother Lode in Amador County. Michelle Macaluso from Fox News reports: More than 150 years ago, John Sutter touched off the fabled Gold Rush when he found gold …

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