Empire State Building shines in honor of California fire victims, Nov. 12, 2018. "Our lights will shine in California’s state colors, blue and gold, with an EMS siren in the halo in sympathy for the victims and those affected by the California wildfires," the New York landmark's web site tweets.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.