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Unhealthy air

Smoke from the Catalina wildfire is creating unhealthy air conditions on the island and for those on boats nearby, air regulators said today.

People with asthma and heart or lung disease should minimize outdoor activity. If conditions grow worse, sensitive people should avoid outdoor activity completely, and everyone in the area is advised to discontinue prolonged, vigorous outdoor exercise lasting more than an hour, said South Coast Air Quality Management spokesman Sam Atwood, who said updates would continue as necessary.

Particulate matter in wildfire smoke can be harmful to lungs and respiratory systems.

-Janet Wilson

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Craig B

Does anybody else see something wrong with this map of Catalina Island?

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