California Update for Thursday, April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

Officials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife say the latest succulent poaching in Humboldt County was worth around $90,000.
Credit California Department of Fish and Wildlife

,• A new kind of poaching is taking place in California. Thieves are stripping succulents from cliffs near the ocean, boxing them up and sending them to countries like Korea, China, and Japan.

• California cities dominate the list of places with the most polluted air in the United States according to an annual report by the American Lung Association.

Today's reporting by Ezra David Romero and Randol White.