Fire Burns More than 1,300 Acres in Santa Monica Mountains
The fire has forced about a thousand people to evacuate their homes. Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause but said that it is suspicious in nature.
Shasta County Deals With its Own Possible Recall
The recall election for Governor Gavin Newsom has gotten most of the headlines, but there are several local recall efforts underway across the state, including in Shasta County. Three county supervisors are facing backlash for following the state's guidelines during the pandemic.
Guest : Doni Chamberlain, founder and editor of "A News Cafe" blog
Fire victims and public officials are calling for increased oversight of the Fire Victim Trust set up to distribute billions of dollars in compensation to families displaced by fires sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. equipment. That’s following a KQED investigation which found the Trust spent $51 million on overhead last year, while the vast majority of fire victims haven’t received a dime.
Reporter: Lily Jamali, The California Report
Lieutenant Governor to Play Important Role in Recall Election
The job of Lieutenant Governor tends to be a low-profile office in California. But the campaign to recall Governor Gavin Newsom will put current Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis front and center.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED