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Hermosa Beach to consider renewing oil drilling

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Residents are debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after this wealthy coastal town first banned drilling. An environmental review is scheduled to begin Wednesday on […]


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Study: Calif. ocean protection zones helping fish

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California says a 5-year scientific assessment of marine protection zones off the Central Coast has found that some struggling fish species are showing early signs of recovery.