The number of wildfires in California has gone up exponentially in the past decade. Furthermore, many of those fires have been much more intense and destructive than fires of the past. This week, KVCR airs a five-part series produced by Capital Public Radio Network titled, "California Burning." In part 1, we examine how residents of Northern California are dealing with the aftermath of some of the biggest fires ever recorded in California.
10/12/2014 7:30 AM
| Jeff Baker
Savory Road host Jeff Baker takes us to Cal Poly Pomona, where we hear how the University sprang up from a horse ranch, and how an annual pumpkin festival is just one of many ways Cal Poly Pomona celebrates it agricultural roots.
Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review some of the week's tops IE stories, inclduing:
-The controversy over Presiodent Obama's designation of a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains as a National Monument;
-Why the Bi-Centennial mural painted on Prado Dam in the Corona area is likely to be removed, and;
-The aftermath of the disclosure that a member of the Riverside City Council and other city water officials have been ignoring the city's madatory water conservation measures.
Following up on a report we aired yesterday, KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports that more than one Riverside city official is ignoring the city's mandatroy water conservation rules.