California Update for Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Oct 17, 2017

Flames rise from the remains of a house that burned down in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.
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• Many evacuation orders in Northern California have been lifted after the deadliest week of wildfires in the state’s history. But officials with CalFire caution that fire season is far from over.

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills from the housing package in San Francisco.
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• California has more than 800 new laws on the books this year, after Governor Jerry Brown finished signing legislation Sunday. He also vetoed more than 100 measures.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter and Ben Bradford.