Here are a couple of new links you may be interested in for coverage of the California wildfires.
KPCC’s coverage has been consolidated here. Here’s a really great slideshow (via Flickr) organized by KPCC with pictures from its audience members.
KTLA is providing an occasional live online feed from its news helicopter. The feed is occasionally difficult to access (presumably because of bandwidth) but is impressive and unfiltered.
For Twitter users, the California Fire Information feed is a very helpful feed. You can also find information on its Web site.
Sky and Telescope Magazine is providing a live blog of efforts to save the famed Mt. Wilson Observatory.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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