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Martin O’Brien at Foxbury Farms, California, the medical cannabis growing farm he started in 2015

When Martin O’Brien moved to San Francisco in 1990, it was on the cusp of a technological and cultural revolution. The internet was yet to go live, an(...)

A Cal Fire air taker makes a drop on a wildfire in California. Photograph: Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP

Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the (...)

A destroyed neighbourhood in Santa Rosa, California. Photograph: John Mabanglo/EPA

Firefighters faced more dry, windy conditions on Friday that could whip up wildfires in northern California that have killed at least 31 people and le(...)

Santa Rosa resident Phil Rush looks at the remains of his home destroyed by wildfire. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hund(...)

The main building at Paras Vinyards burns in the Mount Veeder area of Napa in California. Photograph: Jogn Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Strong, dry winds may fan new wildfire outbreaks on Wednesday in California’s wine country, where blazes have killed at least 21 people and destroyed (...)

A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

At least 13 people have died in northern California after what officials are describing as an “unprecedented” wildfire that has already destroyed over(...)

Firefighters assess the scene as a house burns in  the Napa  region of California, the US. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

At least one person has been killed and two seriously injured in fast-spreading wildfires in northern California’s wine country, officials say. CalFi(...)

Emma Cline: thought-provoking fiction, intuitive and memorable writing

One of the most hyped debuts of the summer is Emma Cline’s The Girls, a provocative and eloquent coming-of-age tale loosely inspired by the Manson fam(...)

The remains of Olivia Burke arrive at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The funeral of Berkeley balcony collapse victim Olivia Burke (21) was held in Dublin on Wednesday morning. Ms Burke’s remains arrived at the Our Lad(...)

Mourners at the funeral of cousins Ashley Donohoe (22) and Olivia Burke (21)  at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Cotati, California.

Ashley Donohoe and Olivia Burke were close. So close. Closer than cousins certainly. A continent and an ocean couldn’t separate them. Speaking at thei(...)

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