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Here's California news that matters most today, courtesy @sherlyholmes 's Essential California Newsletter.

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A year ago today, the deadliest wildfire in California history swept through Butte County, devastating the town of Paradise and killing 86 people.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-08/rebuilding-paradise-one-year-after-camp-fire 

Also at this time last year, a gunman opened fire inside a Thousand Oaks bar, killing 12 people.
Hundreds gathered last night to mark the anniversary.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-07/borderline-shooting-anniversary-thousand-oaks 

So Cal Edison officials , who have said the utility’s electrical system was “impacted” minutes before the Saddleridge fire broke out last month have shared more details.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-07/edison-offers-new-details-about-power-circuit-problems-before-the-saddleridge-fire 

The Palm Springs City Council approved a "zero-tolerance" policy on smells coming from cannabis growers, reports @MyDesert  https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/2019/11/07/cannabis-ordinances-approved-palm-springs-city-council/2514077001/ 

A Bay Area tech worker’s forgotten passport led her to an Indian jail and sparked escalating diplomacy between U.S. and Indian officials, reports @EastBayTimes  https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2019/11/07/tech-workers-forgotten-passport-leads-to-u-s-india-rift/ 

Waiting in line at the Oakland Airport? Grab a free, on-demand short story printed on eco-friendly paper, says @mercnews  https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/06/oakland-airport-wait-try-a-free-on-demand-short-story-on-eco-friendly-papyrus/ 

The Roxy and Rainbow Bar on the Sunset Strip have been named as West Hollywood landmarks, reports @CurbedLA  https://la.curbed.com/2019/11/5/20942607/sunset-strip-roxy-theatre-landmark 

Robots are coming to the massive ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, replacing dockworker jobs. But some truckers are delighted, since they’ll be able to move cargo faster, earning more money.  https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-11-07/port-automation-dockworkers-vs-truckers 

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