California Today Full Broadcast (July 27)

Firefighters continue to battle the current largest fire in the state. They’re saying fires are getting worse every year. We also hear from evacuees who escaped.

A California county is being sued for allegedly encouraging racial quotas in its contracts awards. The suit says such practices are a violation of the state and U.S. constitutions.

A city in Southern California is opposing any potential COVID mask mandates. This comes as their county is considering re-imposing such mandates at the end of the month.

A mayor in Silicon Valley is calling for a return to normalcy in terms of jails, getting away from previous lockdown measures. He says the city’s “catch and release” policy on criminals has turned the jailhouse door into a “turnstile.”

The attorney general said over 1 million people are facing eviction in the state now that most moratoriums have come to an end. But he also said that renters should take proper legal routes to evict people.

If you’re thinking of adopting a pet, there may be some places that are better than others to go find the animal you’re looking for. NTD went to hear the advantages of rescuing a pet from a shelter.

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