Heat waves and wildfires: is California a dangerous place to live?

FILE – In this Sunday, July 12, 2020, file photo, visitors crowd the beach in Santa Monica, Calif., amid the coronavirus pandemic. California faces a heat wave Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, that could bring dangerously high temperatures throughout the state, along with the threat of wildfires and spreading coronavirus infections as people flock to beaches and recreation areas. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)


Hot temperatures highlight the dire drought situation; Supporting female athletes

Bret returns from a Tahoe vacation and tells Nikki last week’s earthquake centered there was the talk of the community. The quake, hot temperatures and wildfires remind Californians it can be a dangerous place to live. Also, ESPY awards host Anthony Mackie voices his support for Sha’carri Richardson and Naomi Osaka.


Getting insurance in wildfire-prone California getting more difficult

Nikki reports wineries are facing increasing difficulty getting insured as wildfires threaten the viability of insurance companies. Homeowners in high vegetation areas are also experiencing similar difficulties…does it affect where you want to live? Also, surge pricing coming to Disneyland?


John Rothmann is concerned about global warming

John remembers Jehan Sadat, Egyptian human rights activist and the First Lady of Egypt from 1970 until 1981 when her husband was assassination.


Where temperatures will soar and stay cool in next SF Bay Area heat wave

ABC7’s Spencer Christian joins The Pat Thurston Show to discuss the rising temperatures.


Chris Merrill – Heat, Drought, and Energy Consumption

Surviving record heat in California when Gov. Newsom has enacted water restrictions and PG&E has issued Flex Alerts is a challenge. Can the dream of growth be realized in a state that doesn’t have enough water or energy as it is?

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