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Bill would expand protection for San Gabriel Mountains

A proposed federal law could expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and provide more areas for hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts.

La Verne protects foothills

The La Verne Land Conservancy received a 5.1 million state grant last week for the restoration and preservation of approximately 271 acres in the foothills above La Verne.

Effects of Williams Fire pose threat to wildlife, homes

The Williams Fire, which began Sept. 22, is now 100 percent contained and has burned 37,240 acres. The fire, which burned 72 structures, not only affected human residents of the Angles National Forest and its surrounding areas, but has had an impact on its animal inhabitants.

Fire rages through Angeles Forest

The Williams Fire in the Angeles National Forrest, which started Sunday, hit close to home this week. It had spread over 31,000 acres and was 25 percent contained by press time Thursday. The blaze originally erupted in the East Fork of San Gabriel Canyon, near Glendora, and has so far caused $8.3 million in damages.

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