Fires, floods and free parking: California's unending fight against climate change
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - When the fire came this time, blowing in fast and ashy from the dry hills around her camping resort, manager Terri Bowman was ready.The past few years had prepared her for what had once been unthinkable. First, the Sherpa Fire scorched the hills around the camp in June 2016. Then, unusually heavy rains sent a wall of mud through El Capitan Canyon in January 2017, washing two camp buildings and a car into the Pacific Ocean.
Dec 08. 2019