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Commentary: Trump’s immoral response to climate report

President Donald Trump says that the Fourth National Climate Assessment, authored by representatives of 13 federal agencies, is focused on an extreme scenario of climate and on the year 2100. "Next time we will have better scenarios," he said to the media while he was waiting for his helicopter on the White House lawn on Friday. Let's wait (four years) for that report before worrying about the problem, if it exists, was his message.

Merced River rescues are expensive, and you could end up paying for it

Merced County Sheriff's Deputy Daryl Allen said residents have been warned, and should stay off of the dangerous Merced River. If you don't, you could end up paying for your rescue, he said Wednesday, July 5, 2017.