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Arts & Entertainment - September 30, 2022

Inspired by fire

Palo Alto Art Center's 'Climate Connections' series pairs art with environmental action

by Stephanie Gerson

Despite the devastation caused by California's wildfires, the annual fire season has arguably brought communities closer. When the CZU Fire forced evacuations in August 2020, Peninsula residents banded together to evacuate animals, provide food for weary firefighters and help impacted residents, farmers and business owners.

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Stephanie Gerson is a former digital content associate for, a sister publication of The Almanac.


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