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Eucalyptus: Fuel for Fire

Eucalyptus: Fuel for Fire

Twenty years ago this week, a fire ripped through the Oakland and Berkeley hills, taking 25 lives and burning more than 3,000 homes. Eucalyptus trees, leaf litter, and long peels of bark were fuel for the fire.

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Geological Outings Around the Bay: Albany Hill

Geological Outings Around the Bay: Albany Hill

Among the commuters who pass it twice a day, surely thousands of people wonder about that dramatic little hill next to I-80/580 just north of Berkeley. Wonder no more.

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Migrating Monarch Butterflies Hunker Down in Monterey

Migrating Monarch Butterflies Hunker Down in Monterey

As you read this, monarch butterflies are arriving at their winter homes in Santa Cruz and Pacific Grove.

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