Yes, we agree, people like living in and near nature. It provides recreational opportunities close to home, it increases property values, and it is beautiful. However, we would encourage the Newsom Administration to look at incorporating wildfire science and wildfire history into the land use equation.
This information helps land use planners determine where to allow homes and where there is extreme fire danger (like multiple wildfires). Areas at most risk (regardless of the existence of homes) are places have burned multiple times before. Residents that buy homes in wildfire-prone area believe it is safe. Why would their local jurisdiction allow houses to be built in unsafe areas?
Read the KSBY article.