Capitol Chat: Gov. Brown Declares Wildfire Emergencies Chris Remington Friday, October 13, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Gov. Jerry Brown has a tall task at hand as the state continues to battle some of the deadliest wildfires in its history. He toured the Office of Emergency Services center on Wednesday and declared a state of emergency earlier in the week for Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties. Ben Bradford was at the Governor’s press conference earlier this week. He also discusses the deadline to sign major legislation this weekend and the potential shake-ups in Dianne Feinstein’s Senate race in this week’s Capitol Chat.