Fire Crews in Butte County Search the Rubble for Hundreds Still Missing
While firefighters continue to battle the massive Camp Fire in Northern California, search crews are combing burned areas, searching for the missing. Forty-eight people are known to have died in this fire and hundreds are still unaccounted for. KQED's Danielle Venton surveyed the wreckage with fire crews in the devastated town of Paradise.
Reporter: Danielle Venton
Fire Evacuees Seek Shelter at Glenn County Fairgrounds
Cal Fire says the deadly Camp Fire has destroyed 7,600 residences at last count. A network of evacuation shelters has sprung up to help those with no place to call home. Co-host Lily Jamali caught up with evacuees at a shelter in Orland, California at the Glenn County Fairgrounds.
Reporter: Lily Jamali
Governor Jerry Brown Pushes Back on Questions of Wildfire Prevention
It was supposed to be a friendly media event between Governor Jerry Brown, incoming governor Gavin Newsom and the Capitol Press Corps. Instead, the two men were peppered with questions about the ongoing wildfires in the state and whether recently passed legislation goes far enough to help prevent them.
Reporter: Katie Orr
Democrat Harder Projected to Win Central Valley Congressional Seat
Democratic challenger Josh Harder is projected to win the District 10 Congressional race over Republican incumbent Jeff Denham, according to the Associated Press. Congressman Denham has yet to concede the race. The projected winner joins host John Sepulvado to talk about his plans to represent his district.
Guest: Josh Harder
Arcata Residents Vote to Remove Statue of President William McKinley
For more than 100 years, a bronze statue of former President William McKinley has stood in the center of Arcata, a small town on the Northern California coast. McKinley’s troubling policies of annexing tribal lands haven’t sat well with indigenous groups and community members. Last Tuesday, the town put the statue’s future to a vote.
Reporter: Natalya Estrada