Video provided by Meng Andrew Vang shows a three-alarm commercial fire near Peach and Shaw avenues in Clovis on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The fire, at a small shopping center, was behind the gas station in the foreground.
A California National Guard Black Hawk helicopter drops water on the fires east of Yountville in Napa County on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Cal Guard sent more than 2,000 aviators and ground personnel to support Cal Fire and the other firefighting agencies combatting the Northern California fires that are still burning.
DreamWorks Pictures’ "Thank You for Your Service" follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.
A Mississippi school district removed "To Kill a Mockingbird" from the 8th grade curriculum. The novel is included on the Library of Congress "Books that Shaped America" list along with other controversial titles. This is why so many of America's greatest novels have been banned.
A cat was rescued by Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies Oct. 13 in a neighborhood of Santa Rosa that had been badly damaged by the Tubbs Fire. The deputies coaxed the cat from beneath a vehicle. According to reports, the cat’s name was Milo and its paws had been burned in the fire. Milo was reunited with its owner, Ed Ratliff, who lost his home in the fire.
The Point Estero, a fishing vessel out of Morro Bay, crashed into rocks on its way back to Morro Bay Harbor from a fishing excursion on July 28, 2017. Because of jurisdictional issues among San Luis Obispo County, the state of California and the federal government (U.S. Coast Guard), there is confusion about who will pay for its removal.