Wildfire Destruction Has Doubled From Last Year, Homeland Security Secretary Meets With Gov. Brown

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Wildfire Destruction Has Doubled From Last Year, Homeland Security Secretary Meets With Gov. Brown

Over 800,000 acres have burned across the state so far this year. That's more than twice the amount that had burned by this point last year. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is telling California residents to prepare for future major disasters. She toured Shasta county on Friday, where the Carr Fire has scorched more than 200,000 acres and killed eight people. Nielsen met with Governor Jerry Brown as part of her trip to the state.
Reporter: Raquel Dillon

Silicon Valley Struggles to Combat Hate Speech

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that injured many and left 32-year-old activist Heather Heyer dead. Silicon Valley is working to combat hate speech on social media.
Guest: Rachael Myrow

UC Santa Cruz Study Shows Increased Deportations Create Fear, Anxiety, Mistrust

Researchers have found that deportations dramatically increased during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. And most of those being deported had lived in the country for more than a decade. They also found this creates fear, anxiety and ripple effects, including mistrust in public institutions.
Reporter: Krista Almanzan

Alameda Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Ghost Ship Case

A judge has dismissed a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a deadly warehouse fire in Oakland a year and a half ago that killed 36 people. That means the case will likely go to trial.
Reporter: Alex Emslie

Conservationists Release Endangered Frogs Into San Bernardino National Forest

A team of scientists and conservationists has released over 250 endangered frogs back into their native habitat in Southern California's San Bernardino National Forest.
Reporter: Benjamin Purper

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