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Death Toll Rises, Evacuations Ordered As Gusty Winds Fan North Bay WildfiresFive more deaths were confirmed Saturday in the wildfires burning in Northern California, bringing the total to 40.
Wrong Turn Proved Deadly In The Tubbs Wildfire George Powell woke to a wall of fire already bearing down on his Santa Rosa home and immediately yelled to his 72-year-old wife, Lynne Anderson Powell: "Get out!"
Homeowners Impacted By Wine Country Fires Can Get Property Tax ReliefWith the property tax deadline looming, relief is available for homeowners in Northern California whose homes have been destroyed or damaged in the wildfires.
Evacuations Expand In Wine Country Wildfires; Gusty Winds Pick UpThe death toll rose to 23 in the devastating wildfires in Northern California wine country and surrounding communities.
Death Toll Rises In Northern California Wine Country Wildfires: New Evacuations OrderedThe death toll from the devastating wildfires in Northern California wine country rose to 17 on Tuesday as firefighters struggled to get any containment on more than a dozen fires in the region.
John Madden: Bay Area Football, and Raiders Training Camp MemoriesOn John Madden's mind when he spoke live on KCBS Monday morning was his memories of time spent in Santa Rosa during Raiders training camps when he was head coach of the team.
At Least 10 Dead In Raging Northern California Wine Country WildfiresWind-whipped wildfires devastated the North Bay wine region and neighboring counties, killing at least 10 people, burning at least 1,500 buildings, and forcing thousands to evacuate.
Mendocino Official Fears 'Multiple Fatalities' In Redwood Complex FireA wind-whipped fire west of the Mendocino National Forest grew to 4,500 acres Monday, claiming one life, destroying numerous homes and forcing evacuations in Redwood Valley in Mendocino County.

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Trump Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After '60 Minutes,' WaPo ReportRepresentative Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government’s authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
California Illustrator Creates Comic Strip To Process Losing His Home To WildfireCartoonist Brian Fies wrote a comic strip entitled 'On Monday, My House Disappeared" about losing his family's home in the Santa Rosa wildfire.
Petaluma Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of Stealing From Wildfire EvacueesPolice arrested a Petaluma woman on suspicion of stealing IDs, checkbooks and credit cards of Santa Rosa residents at evacuation centers.
Some Wildfire Residents Returning; Water Truck Driver Dies In CrashMandatory wildfire evacuations were lifted for areas affected by the wine country wildfires, while other displaced residents were being urged to have patience as it could take days or weeks for them to return to their fire-ravaged neighborhoods.
19-Year-Old Woman Charged With Murder In OaklandA woman has been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of another woman while they were riding together in a car in East Oakland last month.
Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted In Parts Of Sonoma CountyEvacuations orders to four areas in Sonoma County have been lifted Monday evening, sheriff's officials said.
Experts Say Many Bay Area Communities Are Vulnerable To WildfiresExperts say many parts of the Bay Area are vulnerable to the same type of catastrophe that struck the North Bay.
Santa Rosa Residents Face Long Road Back To NormalcyFor the past week, many living in the North Bay's fire zone have been in a constant state of shock. It will be a long time before some parts of Wine Country look normal again, and possibly even longer for its residents to feel that way.
Father Fulfills Daughter's Legacy With New City Slogan For OaklandAn East Bay father fighting for his daughter's legacy got help from Oakland officials Monday as the city unveiled its new motto: Love Life.

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Tuesday Morning Forecast With Neda IranpourExpect a cooling trend to take hold in the Bay Area starting Tuesday, which could help firefighters battling numerous wildfires. Rain could be possible by Thursday. Neda Iranpour has the forecast. (10/17/17)
Team Coverage: Santa Cruz Mountains Wildfire Prompts Evacuations Near Boulder CreekThe Bear Fire broke out late Monday night in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Boulder Creek, prompting evacuations in the area. Sandra Osborne, Gianna Franco and Neda Iranpour report. (10/17/17)
Santa Rosa Residents Defend Property From LootersThe National Guard and Santa Rosa residents are defending property from looters. Betty Yu reports. (10/16)
California Cartoonist Creates Comic Strip To Process Losing His Home To A WildfireCartoonist Brian Fies wrote a comic strip entitled 'On Monday, My House Disappeared' about losing his family's home in the Santa Rosa wildfire. Sharon Chin reports. (10/16/17)
Wildfire Evacuees Line Up To Go Home, If Only For A Few MinutesSome wildfires evacuees were allowed to return home for a few minutes to pick up necessities, others have moved back, and some remain homeless. Emily Turner reports. (10/16/17)
Firefighters Slow Down Nuns Fire As It Creeps To Napa Valley WineriesThe Nuns Fire continues to burn near Oakville and its famous wineries. Joe Vazquez reports. (10/16/17)
Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL, Alleging CollusionFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests. (10/16/17)
State Senate Leader to Challenge Dianne Feinstein for U.S. SenateDemocrat Kevin de Leon, leader of the California Senate, said he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year's election. Melissa Caen reports. (10/16/17)
Wine Country Tries To Finish Grape Harvest Amid WildfiresWinemakers aren't sure exactly how grapes harvested during or after the Napa and Sonoma wildfires will taste as wine. Don Ford reports. (10/16/17)

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