Fires Spreading Rapidly in Southland
Wildfires continue to spread in Ventura, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties.
Reporter: Steven Cuevas
Homelessness has grown in Los Angeles County—with nearly 60,000 people on the streets, in shelters, and in cars as of last count. As the situation has become a normal part of LA life, economies have sprung up to meet demand.
Reporter: Rina Palta
Thomas Fire Threatens Downtown Ventura
For the residents of Ventura, the early hours of Tuesday morning were the most terrifying. After scorching thousands of acres of rural land, the Thomas Fire began to spill south, and nearly burned into the downtown core of the city. Firefighters were dealt a stroke of good and bad luck during their efforts.
Reporter: Jonathan Bastian
Ranchers Rush to Save Cattle from Fire in Ventura County
While the focus in the response to the Thomas Fire has been on human lives and saving homes, the vast majority of land threatened by fire is used by ranchers to feed their cattle.
Reporter: Peter Arcuni
Pet Owners Struggle to Find Temporary Lodging from Creek Fire
Thousands of residents of the foothills above Sylmar and Lake View Terrace are under mandatory evacuation orders because of the Creek Fire. For those with pets, there was an extra challenge to find a place to stay.
Reporter: Libby Denkmann
When it comes to wildfire alerts, you've probably heard of a "red alert." San Diego is on already high alert as Santa Ana wind conditions and critical humidity levels have raised the risk for wildfires. But the National Weather Service is warning of much more dangerous conditions by Thursday.
Reporter: Susan Murphy
We head back to San Joaquin County today where the chief forensic pathologist, Dr. Bennet Omalu, has resigned his post, saying he can no longer work in a place where the sheriff interferes with death investigations. Among the allegations -- that the Sheriff-Coroner shielded law enforcement officers who may have killed people.
Reporter: Julie Small