The San Luis Obispo City-County Library reopens Saturday, March 4, 2017, after closing for renovations in October. The library has significantly more space for children and teens, and the third floor is now open for public use. Chris Barnickel, SLO County libraries director, talks about what visitors can expect to see at the renovated facility.
Audrey Johns of Atascadero says she lost 150 pounds by giving up diet foods and cooking from scratch. Some of her clean eating recipes are featured in her new book "Lose Weight By Eating." Here, she talks about her "guilt-free comfort food" during a Facebook Live chat. The full clip and more information is available at http://www.loseweightbyeating.com/cookbook/
A Placer County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered a big bear sauntering down North Lake Boulevard in King's Beach, Lake Tahoe on Tuesday night, October 17, 2017. "Hey, big boy. Don't be breaking into any of them businesses," the deputy joked from his car.
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.
The Bear Fire off Bear Canyon Road and Deer Creek Road in Boulder Creek (Santa Cruz County) is now 271 acres and 5 percent contained. Evacuations and road closures in place. This is the view at noon Tuesday near the 800 block of Bear Creek Canyon.
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.
The Berkeley Fire Department documented their harrowing journey to the scene of the Tubbs Fire, which leveled neighborhoods in Santa Rosa and killed several people. The fire department is asking people to donate to the Sonoma County resilience fund, Sonoma County Recovers and Marin Humane.
First responders shot video of the blaze that broke out in the Santa Cruz Mountains, south of San Jose, on Monday night, October 16, 2017. The flames are seen looking north from Bear Creek Road and the aerial fire retardant dunk shot Tuesday at 10:40 a.m. is looking west from Skyline Road toward Lost Valley.
Archival footage shows two steam locomotives being destroyed when they crash into each other at the 1913 California State fair. The crash was staged for the enjoyment of the gathered crowd using locomotives that were ready for the scrap heap. Enterprising businessmen had discovered they could buy the locomotives very cheaply and charge admissions to view the crash. Sometimes things did not go quite as planned with onlookers often injured by flying debris.
A cat was rescued by Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies on Oct. 13, 2017, in a neighborhood of Santa Rosa that had been badly damaged by the Tubbs Fire. This footage shows the deputies coaxing the cat out of hiding from underneath 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, shortly after the video was posted on YouTube. Ratliff lost his home in the fire.