Gov. Brown Moves to Strengthen Ties With China
Gov. Jerry Brown heads to Seattle on Tuesday as part of his quest to strengthen California's economic ties to China. That includes a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping.
Some Valley Fire Evacuees Return to Burglarized Homes
Some Lake County residents are returning to homes that were threatened by the Valley Fire last week, only to find them intact but burglarized. The sheriff's department has received a handful of theft reports from residents of Hidden Valley Lake on the eastern edge of the burn area. Meanwhile, prosecutors are charging seven people caught in evacuated areas last week with "looting-related" offenses.
Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts
The wildfires ravaging Lake County may be making it easier for looters to dig up ancient Native American artifacts. This kind of theft is nothing new. But for the first time, local law enforcement is being trained to investigate archaeological crimes -- and it's led to the recent arrest of a suspected thief.