PG&E Issues "All Clear"; Power Being Restored To Wine Country Homes Pacific Gas & Electric launched a fleet of helicopters and an army of ground crews throughout Wine Country Thursday, searching for any damage to lines and equipment as the utility continued to restore electricity to homes and businesses blacked out during the most recent planned power outage.
Trade War Tariffs Slow Sales Of California Wine To China To A TrickleCaught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, Northern California wine merchants like Wente Winery's Michael Parr have seen shipments to the Asian nation slow to a trickle.
Alleged Serial Mail Thieves Who Targeted Sonoma County Mail Boxes Captured In PetalumaTwo Los Angeles men who allegedly targeted homes across California, ripping off mail including personal checks in cities spanning the state, have been arrested in Petaluma, authorities announced Tuesday.
Sonoma County Election ResultsHere's the latest results from Tuesday night's election results
Firefighter Injured Protecting Trapped Residents From Kincade Fire FlamesAs the massive Kincade Fire -- now larger than the landmass of Manhattan -- continued its advance across California's Wine Country early Saturday, burning homes and charring more than 25,000 acres, a firefighters and the two civilians he saved were recovering from their burns.
Kincade Fire Grows To Nearly 24,000 Acres; New Evacuation Orders Issued, Firefighter HurtDespite the advantage of calm winds most of the day Friday, crews made little headway in containing the destructive Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which grew to 23,700 acres and remained at five percent containment.
Kincade Fire In Sonoma County Grows To 16,000 Acres, At 5% ContainmentCal Fire reported Thursday evening that a total of 49 structures have burned in Sonoma County as the fast-moving Kincade Fire grew to about 16,000 acres with only 5 percent containment.
PG&E Reports Malfunction At Transmission Tower Near Origin Of Kincade FirePacific Gas and Electric has alerted state regulators Thursday that a high voltage transmission power line malfunctioned in the area and around the time the Kincade Fire began in Sonoma County.
Kincade Fire Video: Fiery Inferno Roars Through Red Winery RoadA wall of flames from the Kincade Fire roared down Red Winery Road in rural Sonoma County early Thursday, destroying buildings and vineyards as it ripped through the area.
Newsom: Don't Take Power Outage Frustrations Out On PG&E EmployeesGov. Gavin Newsom pleaded with Northern Californians Tuesday, asking them to refrain from taking out their frustrations on Pacific Gas & Electric workers during a preventive power outage that may take place later this week.
North Bay Residents Cope With First 12 Hours Of Massive PG&E Power ShutdownAlmost 12 hours after PG&E shut off the power in the North Bay out of concerns over fire danger and high winds, residents in Sonoma were doing their best to cope with the blackout.
Cal Fire's Pre-Evacuation Preparation Plan ChecklistWhen a wildfire roars into a neighborhood mere seconds can be the difference between life and death. So it's important if you live in an area that is prone to wildfires to be prepared to quickly react to a possible evacuation order.
Mandatory Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire Crews Contain Brushfire Near SchellvilleMandatory and advisory evacuations previously in effect in rural Sonoma County near Schellville have now been lifted, as firefighters have contained a seven-acre fire that apparently started in a ditch and then spread to winery complex outbuildings.
PG&E: No Power Shutdown In Napa, Lake Or Sonoma CountiesPacific Gas & Electric has determined that fire weather conditions had not deteriorated to a point Monday when they would need to shut off power in Napa, Lake and Sonoma counties as a wildfire precaution.
Sonoma County Declares Precautionary State Of Emergency Over Possible Power ShutoffSonoma County officials Monday declared a state of emergency in an abundance of caution in the event that PG&E shuts off power to prevent wildfires during the predicted upcoming heat wave in the region.