Stephanie O'Neill

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Unanswered Questions Leave Californians Worried About Fire Season

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Warm temperatures have Californians again bracing for wildfires. But to better prepare, the residents of Ventura say they need a clearer picture of what went wrong in the destructive 2017 Thomas Fire.

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California Residents Say They Need More Information On Previous Wildfires To Prepare

Monday, August 19, 2019

Warm temperatures have Californians again bracing for wildfires. But to better prepare, the residents of Ventura say they need a clearer picture of what went wrong in the destructive 2017 Thomas Fire.

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'Well' Explores The Social And Political Underpinnings Of Health

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

In a new book, physician Sandro Galea calls for a change in how we talk about health in America. The real drivers of wellness, he argues, are not personal choice, but our history, policies and values.

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Camp Fire Victims Struggle With Psychological Scars that Scorched The Community

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Camp Fire virtually incinerated the town of Paradise, Calif., and killed 85 people, many of them elderly. Some are still feeling the intense trauma of having their town and homes destroyed.

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After Devastating Fire, Ventura Residents Push To Get Back Home For The Holidays

Friday, December 07, 2018

"My wife is absolutely obsessed that she's ready for Christmas," Ed Fuller says. "Last Christmas, we sort of lost."

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As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution

Monday, November 19, 2018

Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them, but privacy advocates caution customers not to share too much data.

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Separated By Fire, Man Launches Wrenching Search For His Wife

Saturday, November 17, 2018

For every person still unaccounted for, there are family members and friends desperately trying to find them.

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Families Desperately Searching For Their Loved Ones After The Camp Fire

Friday, November 16, 2018

More than 600 people are still missing in the area burned by the Camp Fire in Northern California. One man has been searching for his spouse for more than a week.

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California Fires Persist

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Wildfires across California are fueled by late-season Santa Ana winds. The Camp Fire in northern California destroyed the town of Paradise while more fires threaten southern parts of California.

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Year-Round Fire Season Means Always Living 'Evacuation Ready'

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

More people are living in places that are prone to wildfires. That means during fire season, they live with the very real possibility of having to evacuate on very short notice.

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Ticket To Ride: Pot Sellers Put Seniors On The Canna-Bus

Monday, September 17, 2018

Marijuana dispensaries are reaching out to seniors seeking help with the aches and pains of aging. They're discovering an array of products and some interesting side effects.

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New Challenges To Californians' Beach Access

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Californians have long treasured public access to all state beaches. But now private land owners are raising new challenges to the landmark California Coastal Act which enshrines beach access for all.

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Father's And Son's Hand Injuries Lead To The Mother Of All Occupational Therapy Bills

Friday, June 29, 2018

After surgery for separate hand injuries, a father and son endured lengthy occupational therapy, which their insurer considered to be an alternative treatment. The family owed more than $8,500.

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'Bucket Brigade' Volunteers Still Digging California Homes Out After Mudslides

Saturday, April 07, 2018

More than two months since a massive and deadly debris flow slammed the community of Montecito, Calif., hundreds of volunteers are working to carve paths to front doors and dig out kitchens.

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Officials Still Investigating California's Thomas Fire As Lawsuits Grow In Number

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In California, officials continue to investigate the Thomas Fire — the largest wildfire in modern California history. A growing number of lawsuits claim a failed water system is a key reason hundreds of homes burned.

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After Deadly Mudslides In California, Residents Are Trying To Plan For Next Time

Monday, February 05, 2018

Mudslides and debris flow in Southern California killed more than 20 people in January. Public safety officials say people in flow-prone areas throughout the western U.S. need to spend more time preparing for the possibility of these natural disasters.

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Rescue Crews Make Their Way Into Worst-Hit Mudslide Areas

Friday, January 12, 2018

Rescue workers in Southern California are slowly getting into the areas that were hit the hardest by mudslides and debris flows. Heavy rain following wildfires has led to a loss of life and property.

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Thousands Evacuate Deadly California Mudslides

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

At least 13 people have died after mudslides followed heavy rains in the areas around Santa Barbara County in California, where the enormous Thomas fire has stripped all vegetation off the hillsides.

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Californians Evacuated Out Of Fear Of Mudslides Where Thomas Fire Scorched Land

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Thousands of Californians have been evacuated from the Santa Barbara area among fears of mudslides after heavy rains hit the hillsides denuded by the enormous Thomas fire.

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Thomas Fire Evacuees Return Home To Find What's Left

Thursday, December 28, 2017

The massive Thomas Fire in Southern California is now 89 percent contained and evacuees are starting to return home. The Upper Ojai Valley was especially hard-hit. About a quarter of the homes there were destroyed.

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