NAPA, Calif. (AP) - Officials say schools in Napa County will remain closed until Monday. The Napa Valley Unified School District had planned to open school Wednesday. But the district's superintendent said Tuesday that air quality in the area worsened overnight. Napa Valley Community College is also remaining closed the rest of the week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California regulators are opening an investigation into the evacuations of two assisted living homes for seniors that were damaged when a wildfire swept through California wine country. A spokesman for the California Department of Social Services said Tuesday that the investigations were opened because of information developed during a routine review of evacuations at more than 100 care facilities affected by wildfires. Spokesman Michael Weston declined to elaborate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An effort is under way in California's Capitol to encourage women to share stories of sexual harassment. Nearly 150 women lawmakers, lobbyists and staffers have signed a letter decrying a culture that encourages women to stay silent over fear of professional repercussions. They've created a website for women to tell their stories. It does not accuse any men in the California Capitol by name.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have managed to partially corral a wildfire near Los Angeles that forced the evacuation of an historic observatory. The blaze on Mount Wilson was 25 percent contained as of Tuesday night. Several hundred firefighters planned to work through the night battling the fire, which broke out before dawn. Mount Wilson Observatory near the mountain peak was evacuated earlier in the day.
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