PG&E To Use Funds For Wildfire Victims To Pay For Camp Fire CrimesPG&E is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its criminal liability in the deadly Camp Fire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate victims for their losses.
PG&E Agrees To Plead Guilty To 84 Counts Of Involuntary Manslaughter For Camp Fire DeathsPacific Gas & Electric announced a proposed settlement with Butte County early Monday, agreeing to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully starting a fire stemming from the deadly and destructive 2018 Camp Fire.
PG&E Says It Can't Commit To Hiring More Tree Trimmers As Ordered By JudgeLawyers for Pacific Gas & Electric said the utility can't commit to hiring hundreds more tree trimmers in the way that a federal judge wants to cut the risk of starting more catastrophic wildfires in California.
Camp Fire Victims Claim PG&E Still Has Rickety Power Line Near ParadisePacific Gas & Electric is still operating a rickety power line near the one that ignited a 2018 wildfire that wiped out the Northern California city of Paradise and killed 85 people, according to an expert inspection conducted as part of a legal claim.
Bay Area Scientists Study Rare 'Pyrocumulonimbus' Clouds Fueling Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a never-before-seen phenomenon fueling the wildfires burning in Australia that may be a manifestation of climate change .
Bay Area In 2010s: Decade Of Wildfires Changed Our Lives ForeverThe looming threat of devastating wildfires became a common fear for Northern Californians in the decade as major blazes charred millions of acres, destroyed thousands of homes, claimed hundreds of lives and brought one of the nation's largest utilities to its knees.
Marin Humane Society Issues Unique Warning About Christmas LightsWhen it comes to the Yule time season, Marin Humane Society issued a unique warning for local residents when it comes to draping the outside of their homes with Christmas lights.
Paradise Bobcats Lose Title Bid 1 Year After Deadly FireThe Paradise High School Bobcats lost their bid for a championship one year most of the players and coaches lost their homes in a deadly wildfire.
Bay Area Power Shutoff Survival GuideExtremely and windy conditions have prompted Pacific Gas and Electric to issue a 48-hour notice Monday of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff affecting 264,000 customers in 22 Northern California counties, including six Bay Area counties.
Kincade Fire Clean Up Efforts Continue With Hazardous Waste SweepRecovery efforts continued Tuesday in area impacted by the Kincade Fire as the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors worked toward making their community more fire safe.
Santa Rosa Craft Brewer's Anti-PG&E Beer Triggers Social Media FirestormA Santa Rosa craft brewer, who launched a brand of beer targeting his anger at Pacific Gas & Electric, has issued an explanation for its name in the hopes of quelling the social firestorm it triggered
Relieved Homeowners Happy To Return To Windsor After Kincade Fire EvacuationsThings have by no means returned to normal in the areas evacuated during the Kincade Fire, but Thursday was a step in that direction.
Some Fire Crews Return Home As Kincade Firefight EasesAfter a very long and sometimes dangerous week battling the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, some of the fire crews finally got to go home Thursday.
Firefighters Slow Kincade Fire Growth To A Crawl; Evacuees Emotional HomecomingsAn army of more than 5,000 firefighters from across California and the West took advantage of calm winds overnight to all but halt the fiery onslaught of the massive Kincade Fire, increasing containment of the blaze to 60 percent.
Crews Make More Progress, Bringing Kincade Fire To 45% ContainmentFire crews were able to take advantage of reduced winds Wednesday afternoon, raising containment of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County to 45 percent by evening.