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Firefighters work on the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire on Aug. 7. On Thursday Cal Fire asked state lawmakers for an additional $234 million in funding to continue battling wildfires through the end of the year. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Gov. Jerry Brown holds a copy of a bill to end bail he signed Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Sacramento, Calif. The bill, co-authored by state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, third from right, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, right, makes California the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. It goes into effect in October 2019. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California's legislature passed a bill Wednesday that would require officials to review all marijuana-related convictions from 1975 until 2016, when pot was legalized in the state. Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A fire helicopter takes off through smoke rising to make a drop on active fires in Yosemite National Park last week after the park reopened following a three-week closure. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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This still frame from a video released earlier this week by Cal Fire shows the "fire tornado" forming over Lake Keswick Estates near Redding, Calif., on July 26. Cal Fire via AP hide caption

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A female blue orchard bee forages for nectar and pollen on Phacelia tanacetifolia flowers, also known as blue or purple tansy. Blue orchard bees are solitary bees that help pollinate California's almond orchards. Josh Cassidy/KQED hide caption

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A firefighter monitors a back fire while battling the Medocino Complex fire on Aug. 7, near Lodoga, Calif. The Mendocino Complex Fire, which is made up of the River Fire and Ranch Fire, has become the largest wildfire in state history with over 344,890 acres charred. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A car passes through flames on Highway 299 as the Carr Fire burns through Shasta, Calif., on July 26. Fueled by high temperatures, wind and low humidity, the blaze has destroyed multiple structures and killed seven people. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Northern California's River Fire tore through a canyon near the town of Lakeport early last week, filling orange-tinged skies with smoke for miles around. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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California Wildfires Reignite Old Trauma For Survivors Of Last Year's Blazes

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At the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier in southern California, researchers logged the warmest sea surface temperature in 102 years. Tim Buss/Flickr hide caption

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An inmate firefighter pauses on Friday as emergency crews battled the Carr fire in Redding, California. High winds have made fighting the fire a challenge. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A house is covered in pink fire retardant as the Cranston Fire burns out of control near the town of Idyllwild in the San Bernardino National Forest on Wednesday. Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The California state flag flies outside City Hall in Los Angeles. A bid to ask voters if they want to split California into three separate states has been stymied by the state Supreme Court. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In a file photo from 2004, a sign at the entrance to the Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water Company bottling plant, owned by Swiss conglomerate Nestlé, on the Morongo Indian Reservation near Cabazon, Calif. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. was formally declared a deserter by the Air Force on Dec. 9, 1983. He was apprehended June 6, 2018, by Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agents and is awaiting pretrial confinement at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. U.S. Air Force hide caption

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