Ferguson Wildfire Reaches Full Containment, Evacuations Ordered for Mendocino Complex

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Ferguson Wildfire Reaches Full Containment, Evacuations Ordered for Mendocino Complex

Fire crews across California have been making progress on the destructive and deadly wildfires burning across the state. Cal Fire is calling the Ferguson Fire -- which closed parts of Yosemite National Park -- 100 percent contained. But what does this actually mean? Reporter: Sonja Hutson

Migrant Caravan Embarks on Cross-Country Protest

A caravan of migrants is headed toward Phoenix on Monday after embarking on a 12-week journey across the country. The group started their journey at the steps of Los Angeles City Hall on Friday, and will make their way to Washington, D.C. They are protesting the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status, which provides temporary legal status to people fleeing violence or natural disasters in their home countries.
Reporter: Paulina Velasco

Orange County Election Officials Ramp Up Security in Response to Russian Hacks

Orange County elections officials have been beefing up security ever since reports emerged of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. Their efforts come in the midst of a revelation that cyber-attacks occurred during Orange County’s June primary campaign.
Reporter: Mary Plummer

Redding Schools Back in Session in the Wake of Carr Fire

The Redding School District in Northern California opened on-schedule for the start of the school year last week. Reporter Penny Nelson headed up to Shasta County to see how students were faring in the aftermath of the Carr Fire.
Reporter: Penny Nelson

Victorville Detainees Held Without Respect to Religious Practices

A group of California Congressional Representatives visited the Victorville State Penitentiary and the Adelanto Detention Facility, where ICE is able to hold up to 1,000 detainees. Reports show that some of these detainees, who are of the Sikh faith, were being held without respect to their religious traditions.
Reporter: Polly Stryker

Scientists Testing New Ways to Stop Collisions of Birds and Airplanes

Sometimes the friendly skies aren't so friendly -- especially when you are a bird. But scientists from Caltech are working on a novel way to reduce the risk of birds colliding with airplanes.
Reporter: Sharon McNary

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