Last night officials confirmed that 42 people are dead as a result of Butte County's Camp Fire. That makes it the deadliest single fire in state history. With more than 200 still missing, the death toll may continue to rise. So far nearly 6,500 homes have been destroyed and over 50,000 people have evacuated. Many residents are anxious to see if "home" still exists.
Reporter: Danielle Venton
Butte Country's Camp Fire has killed 42 people. This means it has the dubious distinction of being the single deadliest wildfire in state history. Previously, that designation belonged to the Griffith Park Fire in Los Angeles, which killed at least 29 people in 1933.
Reporter: Ryan Levi
Native Americans More Impacted by Wildfires Than Others, Study Says
According to a new study from the University of Washington and the Nature Conservancy, wildfires disproportionately affect the poor and people of color. Native Americans are by far hit the hardest.
Reporter: Sonja Hutson
U.S. military and immigration officials have laid out their plans to harden the California border with troops, ahead of the "migrant caravan." The first of the migrants from the group have now reached Tijuana near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reporter: Steve Walsh
The first 80 migrants from the caravan singled out by President Trump last month have arrived in Tijuana. They are expected to present themselves at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego County in the next 30 days. These migrants are LGBTQ and anticipate waiting longer than normal to get the chance to seek asylum in the United States. Activist Mark Lane joins host John Sepulvado with the latest.
Guest: Mark Lane
Democrats Gain Supermajority in State Senate
California Democrats have regained their supermajority in the state Senate, giving them two-thirds control in both houses. This could allow Democrats to raise taxes to pay for priorities like expanded preschool and health care.
Reporter: Guy Marzorati
Stan Lee, the longtime editorial titan of Marvel Comics and creator of its most iconic characters, died yesterday. He was 95 years old. Lee’s characters – like Spider-Man, Wolverine and Iron Man – are credited with strengthening the movie industry at a time when box offices were slumping around the world. Host John Sepulvado speaks with Matt Belloni, editorial director at the Hollywood Reporter, about Lee's legacy.
Guest: Matt Belloni