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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Many Who Fled California’s Blue Ridge Fire

Roughly 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate Monday     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and AMY TAXIN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Californians were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as calmer winds helped firefighters beat back ...

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California Utility Was Slow to Cut Power Before Wildfire Began

Southern California Edison under scrutiny     By BRIAN MELLEY and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facing extreme wildfire conditions this week that included hurricane-level winds, the main utility in Northern California cut power to nearly 1 ...

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