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?
PG&E Reaches $11 Billion Settlement With Wildfire Victims Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers have reached an $11 billion settlement of claims from wildfire victims including those from last year's deadly Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, the utility announced early Friday.
Defying Devastation, Paradise Savors High School Football WinFriday night thousands filled the stands at Om Wraith Field at Paradise High School -- which was spared from the flames -- to watch the football team missing more than a third of its players play its first game since losing everything.
Friday Night Lights Helps Paradise Rebound From Devastating FireFew things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.
PG&E Seeks To Borrow Money Without Taxes To Compensate Wildfire VictimsA troubled California utility company is asking the state Legislature to let it borrow money without paying taxes so it can compensate victims of a devastating wildfire caused by its equipment.
Deadly Camp Fire Claims It's Final Victim; Death Toll Now 86A man who had been hospitalized since the deadliest wildfire in California history incinerated a town in November has died, raising the number of people killed to 86.
Fire-Ravaged Paradise Loses 90 Percent Of PopulationNew figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since last year's devastating Camp Fire.
Arising From The Ashes; Paradise High Seniors Ready To GraduateSean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around Paradise.
Endangered Frogs Delay Wildfire Cleanup In ParadiseFears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes.
State Regulators Tour Devastated Town Of Paradise To Learn Wildfire LessonsSix months ago, the Camp Fire began tearing through the Butte County town of Paradise. But along with all the devastation came some important lessons; Wednesday morning, state regulators toured the area to see how fire preparation and response can be improved.
Judge To Order PG&E Board Members To Visit Fire-Devastated ParadiseA federal judge in San Francisco said Tuesday that he plans to order Pacific Gas and Electric's board of directors to visit Paradise, the Butte County town that was mostly destroyed by the deadly Camp Fire in 2018.
New Challenge For Rebuilding Paradise Residents -- Toxic Drinking WaterThe drinking water in Paradise, where 85 people died in the worst wildfire in state history, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.
California Aims To Find Towns That May Be The Next ParadiseThey all could be the next Paradise. Impoverished 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.
Fire-Ravaged Paradise Issues 1st Rebuild PermitsSmall signs of rebuilding the town of Paradise after it was destroyed by the massive Camp Fire last fall are sprouting this spring.
East Bay Fire Districts Propose Critical 14-Mile Fire-Break To Protect 500K+ ResidentsA proposed 14-mile fire-break along the north side of Highway 24 could protect 30 East Bay communities and over 500,000 people from future wildfires.