Valley Children's Zara Arboleda describes how employees of Crown Window Cleaning of Fresno returned to Valley Children's Hospital dressed as superheroes, hoping to bring smiles and cheer for the young patients. Batman and Spider-Man washed windows rappelling from the roof while Robin, Star-Lord, and Iron Man watched from below.
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.
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.