Firefighters Continue to Battle Several Blazes in Southern California
We check in with our sister stations in Thousand Oaks and Malibu on how the fire fight is going there.
Guests: Lance Orozco and Hans Laetz
Thomas Fire Destroys Hundreds of Structures
The fast-moving Thomas fire in Ventura County has so far consumed over 130,000 acres and is at 10% containment. In Ojai, the continuing fire danger and mandatory evacuations are keeping residents on alert and making it difficult to assess the number of structures lost so far.
Reporter: Stephanie O'Neill
Wildlife Evacuated from Sanctuary in Los Angeles County
Some of this week’s destructive wildfires have been tearing through prized equestrian country. Yesterday in North San Diego County, horses were freed from their stables at the San Luis Rey Training center to escape the fast moving Lilac Fire. And earlier in the week, about 30 horses could not escape the fast moving flames of the Creek Fire in the foothills just north of L.A. At a wildlife sanctuary not far from that ranch, the horses survived. As did a few hundred other exotic animals.
Reporter: Steven Cuevas
With all the fires raging in Southern California, it seems like a good time to think about what you'd pack in an evacuation bag.
Reporter: Erika Aguilar
California Lawmakers Look to Protect DACA Recipients
A bipartisan group of California Congressmembers is pushing for protections for so-called Dreamers: undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as kids. President Trump is ending the current program that protects these immigrants , called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, in March.
Reporter: Guy Marzorati
Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Other Attorneys General in Trump, EPA Lawsuit
California and more than a dozen other states are suing the federal government, claiming it's dragging its feet on cutting air pollution.
Reporter: Molly Peterson