Gov. Newsom Expected To Sign Bill That Could Help Pay Claims From WildfiresGovernor Gavin Newsom is expected to OK sweeping legislation meant to shore up the state's electric utilities in the face of devastating wildfires.
PG&E Helicopters Measure How Close Power Lines Are To VegetationPG&E is using new equipment to measure wildfire risks across the state.
State Experts Warn The Number Of Wildfires This Fire Season Could DoubleIf you thought last year's fire season was bad, there's some sobering news: experts say we should expect even more fires this year, with double the number of acres possibly burned.
Proposed Wildfire Board Could Operate Partly In SecretA closely watched wildfire law proposed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom would exempt a new safety board from some of the state's government transparency laws.
Outdoor Fire Permits Not Being Issued To Limit Wildfire ThreatCal Fire is halting the issuance of burn permits in half a dozen counties in an effort to prevent wildfires.
West Coast Faces Heat Wave This Week As Wildfires RageA heat wave that could break records is forecast for some parts of the West Coast, where dry conditions are raising fears of more wildfires in areas still reeling from last year's deadly blazes.
Power Shut Off To Thousands In California Because Of WeatherAbout 500 firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted in Northern California Saturday afternoon and spread quickly across brush-covered hills.
California Turns To Military Technology To Help Fight FiresCalifornia has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration.
California Races To Deter Disaster As Towns Face Fire RiskImpoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs.
Inmate Firefighters May Get Chance To Fight Fires After Their Sentence Is UpA controversial bill is heating up at the capitol. It would allow inmate firefighters to become professional firefighters after serving prison time.
Utility Regulator Considering Public Takeover Of PG&E Amid Growing ProtestsThe damages added to the utility giant's multi-billion dollar debt, prompting its second bankruptcy filing since 2001, and forcing a critical choice for the state.
PG&E Headed Back To Court Wednesday Over Wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will be back in a U.S. courtroom a day after declaring bankruptcy, as it tries to convince a judge not to order dramatic steps to try to prevent its equipment from causing more wildfires.
Steel Homes In California? Sacramento Company Looks To Fire Resistant TechnologyThe company got its start building shipping containers. Now it wants to go outside of the box, to a fire-resistant California.
Camp Fire Benefit Held At The Barn In West SacramentoEfforts to help Camp Fire survivors continued on Sunday. This time in the form of a concert. It's all thanks to Drake's Brewing Company at The Barn. The West Sacramento restaurant hosted a benefit concert Sunday afternoon.
Trump Threats To Cut California Firefighting Funds Draw Confusion, BrushbackThe president insisted the state has spent too much on fighting wildfires as the state faces longer and more intense fire seasons.