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  • Wood-burning ban extended

    Southern California air quality regulators extended a ban on wood burning to Friday, its third straight day.
  • O.C. supervisors oppose proposed ban on fire rings

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally opposed a call by air-quality regulators to snuff out beach bonfires in much of Southern California. Supervisors urged the South Coast Air Quality Managment District to drop a proposed ban on...

    Commentary: Local control is the answer to fire ring debate

    When I was growing up in Costa Mesa in the '70s and '80s, I remember the days of poor air quality and smog alerts. Whenever there was a smog alert, recess activities were severely limited at local schools. This happened frequently. Things are...

    Fire pit compromise proposed

    Regional air-quality regulators floated a compromise this week in the face of fierce debate over the South Coast Air Quality Management District's proposed ban on beach fire rings. An updated rule change proposal released Thursday night softens an...

    Newport withdraws request to pull fire rings

    This article has been corrected. See note below. In another U-turn in the long and bumpy ride that has been the fight over Southern California's beach bonfires, Newport Beach officials on Tuesday withdrew an application to remove the city's fire rings...