For decades, one of the most striking and predictable patterns of human behavior in the western U.S. has been people accidentally starting fires on the Fourth of July. From 1992 to 2015, more than 7,000 wildfires started in the U.S. on July 4 – the most wildfires ignited on any day during the year. And most of these are near homes.
Author(s): Philip Higuera, Alexander L. Metcalf, Dave McWethy, Jennifer Balch
Publication Date: 1 July 2021
Publication Site: The Conversation
It’s not just a song, it’s a history lesson!
St. Francis Dam Disaster by Frank Black and the Catholics off of the album Dog in the Sand (2001 Cooking Vinyl)
Many of the pictures were culled from https://scvhistory.com/scvhistory/stfrancis.htm
They have a lot of info on the St. Francis Dam disaster and it’s worth checking out if you want to see more.
Author(s): Skippy .Bob
Publication Date: 1 December 2013
Publication Site: YouTube