Resources Drawn From Around Country, State to Fight Northern California Fires
The Valley Fire, which continues to rip through Lake County north of Napa, is being called one of the most destructive wildfires in the West. Firefighters are being pulled from other parts of the state and country to join crews battling major Northern California blazes.
Anxiety Taking a Toll on Fire Evacuees
As fire fighters struggle to contain the Valley Fire and Butte Fire, relief workers are preparing to staff evacuation centers through the end of the week or longer. More than 23,000 people have been evacuated and officials have not set a timeline for when residents can return to their homes -- if they have homes to return to. For many evacuees, the anxiety of not knowing the fate of their home adds to health issues.
Fresno Poet to Take Stage as National Poet Laureate
Former California poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino to serve as national poet laureate. He's giving his inaugural reading tonight at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.