After Camp Fire, PG&E Customers Are Concerned About Rate HikesPG&E just had a $3.50/month rate increase approved in April. The utility is asking for another $22/month increase next, to cover wildfire safety.
PG&E Is Responsible For The Camp Fire — How Will This Affect Ratepayers?Generally speaking, if a utility is found to be negligent, they can't pass that debt on to ratepayers.
CALFIRE: Spring Storms Create Perfect Time To Prepare For Wildfires Storms are headed to the Sacramento area and local firefighters say this is the perfect time to make sure you and your family are prepared for wildfires.
Foresthill Residents Worry About Too Few Evacuation Routes Ahead Of Fire SeasonThe Foresthill fire chief said when fire blocked roads in Paradise, a lot more attention was drawn to the possibility of the same problem in Foresthill.
California May Boost Rules For Homes At High Wildfire Risk Years of increasingly deadly California wildfires spurred lawmakers to consider regulations Tuesday that would toughen local governments' requirements for approving housing developments in high-risk areas.
Governor Newsom Won't Block Building In High-Fire AreasA desire to live near nature is embedded in California's ethos, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday as he explained why he doesn't want to block home building near forested areas at high risk for wildfires.
Gov. Newsom Lays Out Plan To Deal With Wildfire CostsThe future of wildfires in California was a big topic Friday as Governor Gavin Newsom laid out a plan to deal with fires.
The Next Big Wildfire Could Mean Skyrocketing Rates For PG&E CustomersThe next big wildfire could mean more than major destruction to the communities in its path. Its costs could be felt by homeowners hundreds of miles away.
California Eyes Risk Pool As It Struggles With Costly Fires Officials were struggling Wednesday to find ways for homeowners to afford insurance in fire-prone areas of California .
Watchdog: FEMA Wrongly Released Personal Data Of VictimsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft, a government watchdog reported Friday.
California To Waive Environmental Rules For Fire Season PrepGov. Gavin Newsom will allow state fire officials to bypass some environmental regulations to clear dead trees and other vegetation ahead of the next wildfire season.
Firefighters Looking To Artificial Intelligence Technology To Help Fight WildfiresIt turns out, the future of firefighting includes a whole lot of artificial intelligence.
DAs Will Not File Criminal Charges Against PG&E For Oct. 2017 NorCal Wildfires The District Attorneys for Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, and Lake Counties announced that no criminal charges will be filed against PG&E for the October 2017 Northern California wildfires.
PG&E Cancels $130 Million In Bonuses For Employees Amid Costly FiresPG&E announced they have canceled $130 million in bonus money to thousands of their employees Friday.
Roughly 1,000 Lawsuits Filed Demanding PG&E Pay For Wildfire DamagesButte County cites PG&E for the same Nov. 8 fire that destroyed parks, schools and myriad other public property and amenities.