- Wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui have killed almost 100 people displaced thousands of residents. The fires continue to burn this morning as recovery efforts are starting to pick up speed. Many people are wondering how they can help, and Hawaii Atty. Gen. Anne Lopez has warned the public to exercise caution about where to send their money. Hawaii Gov. Josh Green has directed donors to give money to the Hawaii Community Foundation or The Red Cross. Click here to read more.
- A newly filed lawsuit claims power lines from Hawaiian Electric sparked the Maui fires. Some residents in Lahaina say the utility failed to shut power off ahead of the Maui wildfires. They've filed a class-action lawsuit against the utility. Officials have yet to confirm the exact origins of the fire. Click here to read more.
- The City of Sacramento is facing more legal hurdles this week to clear the streets of homeless camps. District Attorney Thien Ho is threatening to sue city leaders if they fail to take action on the growing homeless crisis. His office is currently gathering evidence as part of the investigation into the city's handling of the crisis. Click here to read more.
- Workers at San Francisco's Nancy Pelosi federal building are being told to stay remote for their own safety. The health and human services agency issued a memo to federal employees last week who work at 7th and mission streets to "maximize telework" due to conditions around the building. Click here to read more.
- Today, Governor Newsom and his wife will highlight hold a news conference on developments California's public schools, that is being dubbed California’s Education Transformation. No specifics were provided in the press release but they say the plan will enrich and empower kids and parents in schools. Click here to read more or get linked to the live stream.