PG&E Says Power Shutoffs Limited Fires Despite Transmission Line Failure In Sonoma CountyThe nation’s largest utility said Friday that its distribution lines have sparked no damaging wildfires since it began repeatedly shutting off power to hundreds of thousands of Northern California customers this fall.
State Insurance Commissioner Demands Action From Companies Over Wildfire Non-RenewalsThe state insurance commissioner is taking action after a KPIX report revealed thousands of homeowners in high-risk fire areas are losing their insurance coverage.
Paradise Pauses To Remember 1 Year After Deadly Camp FireOne year after the most devastating wildfire in California history mostly destroyed the town, local officials asked people to pause.
PG&E Expects More Than $6 Billion In Wildfire Costs This YearPacific Gas & Electric is reporting substantial losses for the third quarter, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility's outdated transmission lines.
Paradise Rebuilds But Danger May Still Lurk 1 Year After Devastating Camp Fire"Rebuilding the Ridge" is a rallying cry on signs around town, evoking the beauty and peril of rebuilding on a wind-swept jut of land poking out of the Sierra Nevada and begging the question: Will the resurgent community be safer this time?
Trump Slams Newsom, Threatens to Cut Fed Funding for California WildfiresPresident Donald Trump is threatening to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state this fall.
Kincade Fire 78% Contained, Evacuation Orders Lifted; Full Containment Expected by ThursdayFirefighters are slowly but surely gaining control of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, with 78 percent containment reported as of Sunday night and all evacuation orders issued over the past week and a half have been lifted.
Sonoma County Orders Returning Residents In Kincade Burn Area Not to Clean PropertyAn emergency order that forbids residents who are reentering the area of the Kincade Fire from cleaning their property has been issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer.
Hundreds of Networked Cameras Scan California Landscape for WildfiresScattered across California, Nevada and Oregon, an expanding network of remote-control cameras is on the lookout 24/7 for wildfires.
Wildfires, Smoke Disrupt Halloween Fun for Northern California KidsFor tens of thousands of children in Northern California, the biggest monsters this Halloween are wildfires that have thrown trick-or-treating into disarray.
John Cena Donates Half-Million Dollars To California Fire First RespondersProfessional wrestling superstar-turned-actor John Cena is donating a half-million dollars to first responders battling the California wildfires.
Gov. Newsom Declares State Of Emergency As Wind-Driven Wildfires RageCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a statewide emergency as wildfires and extreme weather conditions forced almost 200,000 people from their homes.
'You Cannot Fight This;' Kincade Fire Evacuations Extended From Healdsburg To PacificThe Sonoma County sheriff announced Saturday that the towns of Healdsburg, Windsor and their unincorporated areas would be evacuated as flames from the expanding Kincade Fire driven by "Diablo winds" continued to advance.
Looming Threat Of Midweek PG&E Power Shutoffs For North Bay, Peninsula CommunitiesAnother round of public safety power shutoffs was being planned this week by Pacific Gas and Electric as more hot, dry, windy weather was forecast for Northern California.
Investigators: Moraga Wildfire Cause Appears To Accidental In NatureArson investigators say the cause of a wildfire that threatened 140 structures in Moraga early Thursday morning appears to have been accidental in nature.