National Guard pilot from Stockton-based crew, veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, hailed as a hero after flying a Chinook helicopter into the raging Creek Fire at night, leading rescues of 214 trapped men, women and children.
Kerri Walsh Jennings
Olympic beach volleyball player and Santa Clara native balks at wearing a mask in public, writing “freedom is a right worth fighting for.” Nurses, fellow athletes and others call her selfish and anti-science.
Utility successfully cuts power to 172,000 customers in North Bay and Sierra Nevada during dangerous winds and heat, preventing new fires — as 10th anniversary of its deadly San Bruno gas line explosion is marked.
Source:: The Mercury News – Politics