PG&E, Other Utilities To Spend Billions To Cut Wildfire Risk In CaliforniaPacific Gas & Electric and other California utilities said Friday that they will spend about $13 billion to reduce the risk of wildfires following the worst fire season in modern state history and a string of blazes that were blamed on their equipment.
Injured California Inmate Firefighter Released From ICE HoldAn injured California inmate firefighter has been released from federal immigration detention and is home with his parents and sister for the first time since his arrest more than two decades ago when he was age 16, his attorney said Thursday.
On Windy And Dry January Morning, Cal Fire Battles Wildfire In Amador CountyIt may be January, but Cal Fire crews battled a wildfire in Northern California.
Study: Wildfires Produced Up To Half Of Pollution In Western US In Recent YearsWildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes, according to a study released Monday.
Fire, Politics Driving Some Residents Out Of CaliforniaIf you are looking to put your house on the market, now is the time. Real estate experts say it’s not only low interest rates that are driving people out.
PG&E Cancels Potential Monday Power Shutoffs Thanks To More Favorable WeatherAfter already scaling back the possible power shutoffs that were possible on Monday, PG&E has now canceled the event.
Drones Being Used To Replant Forests Damaged By WildfiresThe United States has had its most devastating wildfire season on record, with more than 8 million acres of land burned across the country this year.
Woman Killed By Fierce, Wind-Driven Wildfire In Eastern Sierra IdentifiedA woman killed when a ferocious wildfire tore through a remote community in California's eastern Sierra Nevada this week was identified as a 69-year-old woman, authorities said Friday.
Photographer Offers Free Sessions For LNU Complex Fire Victims To Make New MemoriesA Vacaville photographer is snapping new memories for those who lost everything in the fire, free of charge.
California Wine Country Growing Accustomed To Wildfire ThreatHarvest season in Northern California's wine country is what dream weddings are made of: ripe grapevines and golden sunsets provide ceremonies an alluring backdrop that every year draws millions of visitors.
California Braces For More Fire Danger From Fierce Winds; PG&E Restores Power To 156k CustomersIn Northern California, the easing of winds allowed Pacific Gas & Electric to begin restoring power after the largest of five safety shutoffs this year.
Cal Fire Says Weekend Wind Event May Be 'Stronger Than Anything We’ve Seen This Year'Extreme fire danger warnings have been issued across the region ahead of what Cal Fire said might be the worst wind event of the year.
Arson Blamed For Starting Willow Fire In Yuba CountyInvestigators have found that the Willow Fire, which destroyed several homes near Dobbins earlier in September, was caused by arson.
Lake Berryessa Slowly Begins To Reopen After Destructive WildfireLake Berryessa is slowly starting to reopen after the destructive LNU Lightning Complex Fire rolled through the area over the summer.
PG&E Lacked Basic Training Before Safety ShutoffsWhen Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to large swaths of wildfire-prone Northern California last fall, few of the emergency personnel managing the blackouts for the nation’s largest utility had learned the fundamentals of managing an emergency in their home state.