Smoke From Massive Rocky Fire Causing Health Concerns
The Rocky Fire in Northern California's Lake County is now about 50 percent contained. Hundreds of people who were forced to evacuate will be given the green light to go home Friday, but about 12,000 people remain under evacuation orders or warnings. The fire has burned about 109 square miles. That means there's a lot of smoke, which has been affecting residents in surrounding Mendocino, Yolo and Colusa counties.
Worsening Teacher Shortage Has California Schools Scrambling to Fill Jobs
The first day of school is about two weeks away for some districts in California. While the kids may have spent their summer lazing around, it's been a busy season for districts across that state as they scramble to hire teachers.