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Humpday Headlines: Napa Wildfire Reaches 570 Acres, Evacuation Order Lifted

  • The bushfire that broke out in Napa County Dubbed the Old Fire, late Tuesday afternoon reached 570 acres Wednesday morning. The fire, which was burning east of Yountville and north of Silverado Resort — in the area of ​​the 2017 Atlas fire — was listed at 7:15 a.m. with 15% containment and evacuation orders issued last night were lifted. [ABC 7]
  • An air quality advisory was issued for southern Napa County due to smoke from the old fire, which continues to burn. [KRON4]
  • Oakland City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday to limit rent increases for rent-controlled housing to 3%. [Chronicle]
  • Over 200 victims of the 2017 Coyote Creek flood in San Jose have settled an $8.25 million lawsuit with the Santa Clara Valley Water District. [Mercury News]
  • As a result of an ACLU lawsuit, the Marin County Sheriff will stop sharing license plate and location information from highway cameras with agencies outside of California, including ICE. [KTVU]
  • California Congressman Adam Schiff proposes suspending the federal tax on gasoline and taxing Big Oil’s “skyrocketing profits” instead. [KTVU]
  • A woman who reportedly got too close to a bison in Yellowstone National Park was impaled by the animal and thrown ten feet in the air on Monday, and it’s unclear if she survived. [New York Times]

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