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The Woolsey and Hill fires, Trump's asylum proclamation, what to do in a car when there's a fire




PORTER RANCH, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 09: The Woolsey Fire is seen looking towards the west valley area on November 9, 2018 in Porter Ranch, California. About 75,000 homes have been evacuated in Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to two fires in the region. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
PORTER RANCH, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 09: The Woolsey Fire is seen looking towards the west valley area on November 9, 2018 in Porter Ranch, California. About 75,000 homes have been evacuated in Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to two fires in the region. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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The Woolsey and Hill fires in Ventura and L.A. Counties have burned 14,000 acres combined. We have the latest details. Plus, what to do if you're in a car and there's fire on the road. And, what President Trump's proclamation means for Central American asylum seekers.

Malibu and Calabasas Fire Check-in

Roughly 75,000 people have been evacuated across communities in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Thousand Oaks and now Malibu, which was ordered to evacuate at 6:45 Friday morning.

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https://twitter.com/CAL_FIRE/status/1060937293068886017

State of Affairs

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom gets no time for a victory lap, as a shooting and a fire rock California in the same week. We'll look at how he's responding. Meanwhile, the results of several California races are still unclear this morning, as millions of ballots remain uncounted.

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Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during his primary election night gathering on June 5, 2018 in San Francisco. Newson claimed the top spot in the California gubernatorial primary election ahead of Republican candidate John Cox.
Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during his primary election night gathering on June 5, 2018 in San Francisco. Newson claimed the top spot in the California gubernatorial primary election ahead of Republican candidate John Cox.
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President Trump asylum proclamation

President Trump signed a proclamation this morning to block asylum seekers who cross the border illegally between ports of entry. The administration had announced new rules Thursday that officials said would expand the president's authority to deny asylum to those who don't come through a port of entry to present themselves. The president's ban is expected to take effect Saturday and last 90 days, or until the U.S. reaches an agreement with Mexico to turn back asylum seekers who travel through that country. Many asylum seekers showing up at the border are Central American families who've fled violence in their home countries. But there are still questions about what this means and how it would work.

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Agoura Hills evacuation

One of the communities affected by the Woolsey and Hill fires is Agoura Hills. We check in with a resident who was forced to evacuate Thursday night.

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What to do in a car if fire is approaching

A lot of people have seen the video of a person driving through a wildfire. But how realistic is it it to outrun a fire in your car? And what should you do if you evacuate a wildfire only to run into flames unexpectedly?

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And here's some more information on how to prepare for a fire evacuation from the LA Fire Department:

https://vimeo.com/291013556

Opening weekend of Cal Lutheran play about Columbine shooting cancelled 

It was College Country night at the Borderline bar and grill in Thousand Oaks, when a shooter killed 12 people. The bar was popular with students at Pepperdine and California Lutheran universities. Students at Cal Lutheran had been working on a play called Columbinus, which tells the story of the Columbine High School shooting. That production was meant to open last night, but given recent events, the first weekend of shows has now been cancelled. And there has been a lot of talk among the cast about whether the show should go on. 

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Students rehearse the play Columbinus.
Students rehearse the play Columbinus.
Josh Clabaugh/ Cal Lutheran