A nearly 50-mile stretch of Interstate 5 remained closed over the weekend as firefighters worked to get the Delta Fire under control in Shasta and Trinity counties. The highway reopened Monday morning, but with traffic restricted to one lane in each direction for about 17 miles. Host Lily Jamali speaks with Jefferson Public Radio reporter Liam Moriarty about the latest reports from Cal Fire.
Guest: Liam Moriarty
Obama Rallies for Democrats in Orange County
Barack Obama dove headfirst into the 2018 midterm elections over the weekend. He was in Orange County to rally support for seven Democrats trying to win GOP-held congressional districts.
Reporter: Jenny Hamel
Democrats Focus on Voter Turnout for Midterm Elections
Democrats hoping to take back control of the House of Representatives have focused their attention on Orange County. There, the party is working hard to turn out residents who don't usually get out to vote.
Reporter: Saul Gonzalez
Climate change demonstrations took place around the world this weekend. But the primary march was in San Francisco on Saturday, where around 30,000 marchers took to the streets demanding that California divest from fossil fuels.
Reporter: Hope McKenney
Happy Birthday California!
On Sunday, California turned 168 years old. The state was admitted to the union on Sept. 9, 1850. Host John Sepulvado shares some of his favorite things about the Golden State.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
San Francisco Plans Safe Injection Site to Help Prevent Opioid Deaths
San Francisco could be the first city in the United States to provide a safe injection site for drug users who use needles. Many public health experts say these sites are needed to help stop deaths from opioids. Justice Department opioid coordinator Mary Daly joins host John Sepulvado to discuss whether the federal government will go after San Francisco if it moves forward with the plan.
Guest: Mary Daly