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How much do wildfires really cost California’s economy?

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Supply chain crisis leaves CA scrambling

Good morning, California. It’s Thursday, October 21. Port backlog worsens One if by land, two if by sea — but expect delays either way. On Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to help unclog the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, outside of which…

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