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Introducing Evacuated Families into Your Household

The fire victims that Jenesis Blancaflor took in shared the devastation that hit their home. Their loss in Skyhawk, while horrible, has not stopped them from keeping a positive attitude. Blancaflor added, “I was really inspired to be around people who could still find the good in this situation. My only hope is that the fires stop so that more of my friends and family don’t lose their homes.”

Photo by Ronald Taylor

Article By: Giovi Andreassi With fires becoming an annual occurrence in Sonoma County,

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The Range of Climate Change

Raging Fires. The smoke in the sky creates a colorful sunset across most of Sonoma County. Many fires in California started burning in mid-August, causing millions of acres to go up in flames. “Since this is a norm for California, I really think it’s just going to unfortunately get worse,” said SRHS junior and climate change demonstrator Olivia House. “Not only weather, but daily routines and [activities], will change around this time [every] year.” Article & Photo By: Tara Elsa Climate change is affecting everyone

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The Effects of Smoke Inhalation

As the fires ravage California, hiking and outdoor activities have proven difficult with the smoked-filled air. Hiking in places such as Spring Lake and Doyle Park has shown how the smoke adds a level of difficulty when it comes to venturing into the great outdoors. Trenton Cooper commented, “I have no words for what I am witnessing; the sky is orange.” Smoke cast out the sunlight, and small remnants of ash stick to your clothing and breathing introduces new challenges as well. Article & Photo By: Trenton

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