Stories you shouldn’t miss for Oct. 12, 2017:
1. Firefighters are starting to make some headway with the largest of the deadly North Bay blazes, gaining 10 percent containment on the Tubbs Fire, which ravaged Santa Rosa earlier this week, and 3 percent containment on the Atlas Fire in Napa, reports Lisa Fernandez of KTVU. The death toll from 22 Northern California fires this week has reached 24, and the number of missing people is still more than 200.
2. Oakland’s air quality, because of thick smoke from the North Bay fires, is the second worst in the nation, behind only Napa, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland’s air is…