The holiday spirit is strong in the North Bay despite a strong storm headed their way.
KTVU the 9 broadcasting live from Healdsburg, Windsor and Sonoma
While some residents spent the time with family or friends, the majority were taken to Santa Rosa, but only for a night when that community was also evacuated.
Tom Vacar reports on the emotional homecoming.
Thursday evening, Sonoma County officials said there were just 3,400 evacuees remaining.
Grateful and weary evacuees are returning to their homes in Windsor. KTVU's Tom Vacar reports.
Windsor residents evacuated due to the Kincade Fire were allowed to return home on Wednesday afternoon.
50,000 people from Geyserville, Windsor and Healdsburg are told to evacuate immediately as the Kincade fire rages out of control
Some politically charged graffiti was found on the walls of Cali Cal-Meca Language Academy in Windsor, Debora Villalon reports.
Both suspects are now in custody after a manhunt following a bank robbery and shooting of an armored vehicle guard, according to Napa County Sheriff's Department.