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Lay your bike down in the grass and hike up to a summit for a big-time 360, surrounded by miles of wilderness-like foothills and views across San Pablo Bay to Mount Tamalpais.
Dan Halbert, who owns a home not far up the canyon from where her body was found, said lions and other predators are a fact of life in the foothills.
Back at the largest of the wildfires, firefighters protected foothill homes while the fire grew mostly into forest land, Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesman Mike Eliason said.
Researchers looked at the ratios of two forms of oxygen atoms in the minerals deposited in layers in two stalagmites that had formed in a cave in the Himalayan foothills about 200 kilometers north of New Delhi.
Most of last week’s fires were in places that burned in the past, including one in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air that burned six homes and another in the city’s rugged foothills above the community of Sylmar and in Santa Paula.
Crews with help from water-dropping aircraft saved several homes as unpredictable gusts sent the blaze churning deeper into foothill areas northwest of Los Angeles that haven't burned in decades.
By sunrise Sunday, the winds could be gusting 55 to 65 mph in the foothills.
Undoubtedly, California’s fires have lessons for urban planners: Some of the foothill communities burning this week have recently developed further into the wild-land interface, inserting homes into fire-prone areas.
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