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Up in Smoke: Stifling Heat, Wildfires and the Toll on Human Health

Parched California continues to swelter as Californians suffer the hottest, driest year on record in 120 years, and now it’s ablaze. In iconic Yosemite Park, 100 campers and hikers were recently evacuated by helicopter from areas near Half Dome Peak. The state’s historic drought is making matters so much worse–and deep concerns about drought are gripping the West.

Join Our Wildfire Chat on Wednesday

It’s fire season. And since it’s been a particularly tough year with wildfires, Sunset’s editors will be hosting a Twitter chat to help West coast families prepare for possible flames. We’ll talk basics (How quickly does a wildfire travel?) to in-depth ways on how to make your house and garden fire-smart.

Join Our ‘Next in Design’ Twitter Chat Tomorrow

Tomorrow, our very awesome home editor, Joanna Linberg, will be chatting with designers and architects about the evolution of style. How has the digital world changed the design world? What design trend is on its way out?

Join Our Beach Chat This Thursday

Even though the end of summer is looming closely over our heads, that doesn’t mean we can’t squeeze in one last beach trip. Tomorrow, August 21, at 11 a.m. PDT we’re gathering a panelist of sandy shore experts to talk all things relaxing and wonderful.