Called pelagornithids, the now-extinct group of birds had a wingspan of up to 21 feet - almost double today's largest.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said 42 fires were reported over a 24-hour period as the winds picked up, with most quickly brought under control by firefighters.
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AMC said that it would reopen theaters in Northern California, including San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. The world's largest theater chain expects to have about 540 of its 600-theatre circuit open by the end of this month. While big theater chains such as AMC Entertainment and Cineworld Group have reopened many locations, audiences have been thin due to virus fears and delays in major releases by studios.
California prepared for another round of dangerous fire weather Tuesday even as crews fought a pair of fast-moving blazes in the south that critically injured two firefighters and left more than 100,000 under evacuation orders. A fire that broke out around dawn Monday prompted evacuation orders for thousands of homes in the area of Irvine, while a few miles away another blaze did the same in the Yorba Linda area.