White House approves California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s wildfire relief request

Wildfire Northern California
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Lightning strikes in the past week have ignited about 600 wildfires in California, two of which are among the largest fires in history.

In an effort to ease the recent wildfire spread in Northern California, the White House approved California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s request Aug. 22 for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration, which will aid the state’s response to wildfires and support afflicted residents.
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Best spots to relish winter near Berkeley

The end of the semester means the beginning of winter, and unfortunately that means the start of sad shivers for many of us. But for those of you who love bundling in layers of clothing, trading your sandals for boots and frolicking in the rain, get excited to break out of your
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The wonders of nature

To all you Internet dweebs out there: Get ready to have your socks knocked off by the wonders of the outdoors. So drop the Pokemon tracker and get ready to explore the wonders of nature, courtesy of the Clog’s wilderness walk. Put your iPhones away for the day, we’re about to
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Bringing Vietnam, my family to life

Before visiting in high school and this past summer, my perception of Vietnam was that it was a home to which my parents could not easily return. It was a place of heartache, war, history and danger. My mother and father are from the Hai Duong and Hanoi regions of
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Journey through Armenia: a photo essay

This summer I embarked on my 14th trip to Armenia. Unlike past visits, this time I didn’t go with my family. Instead I went with friends on a mission to volunteer in my motherland. Located in the Southern Caucasus on the cusp of Europe and Asia, Armenia is one of the oldest
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