Wineries, Farms Impacted By Wine Country Wildfires Eligible For Last-Ditch Insurance From StateNapa wineries and others hard-hit by massive wildfires in California's wine country and elsewhere will soon be able to tap into the state's insurance plan of last resort, officials said Friday.
After Deadly Wildfires, PG&E's Bankruptcy Promises Falling FlatPromises made by CEO Patricia “Patti" Poppe in her first letter to shareholders are ringing hollow a year after PG&E emerged from one of the most complex bankruptcy cases in U.S. history.
Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters.
Confirmation Hearing Begins On PG&E's Plan For Exiting BankruptcyA multi-day confirmation hearing on PG&E's financial plan for emerging from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy began in federal bankruptcy court in San Francisco Wednesday.
PG&E Bankruptcy Plan Wins Support From Wildfire VictimsPacific Gas & Electric's plan for getting out of bankruptcy has won overwhelming support from the victims of deadly Northern California wildfires.
California Public Utilities Commission Hits PG&E With $1.9 Billion Penalty For WildfiresThe California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday imposed a record $1.9 billion penalty against PG&E Co. for its role in the catastrophic 2018 Camp Fire in Butte County and 16 North Bay wildfires in 2017.
Judge Blasts PG&E Over Wildfire Prevention Effort; Orders Revamp Of Inspections, Record-KeepingA federal judge lambasted the ongoing efforts by Pacific, Gas and Electric to reduce fire hazards along its trasmission lines, ordering the utility to hire its own crew of tree inspectors and keep records of the age of every piece of equipment on its transmission towers and lines to prevent future catastrophic wildfires.
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 .
Wine Country Wildfire Leaves Wine Mostly Unscathed – For NowDespite the harvest-season Kincade Fire, which forced evacuations in Healdsburg and Windsor, wine production in Sonoma County escaped largely unscathed.
Paradise Ridge Winery Rebounds After Devastating 2017 Wine Country FiresRebuilding after a wildfire is a long, expensive process. Just ask the owners of Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa--it was decimated by the North Bay fires two years ago.
Painful Lessons From 2017 Fires Helped Sonoma County Better Prepare For Kincade FireWhile the past week has caused plenty of stress and loss in Sonoma County, many are saying the Kincade Fire has shown a marked improvement in the region's ability to respond to a wildfire.
Odin, Goat-Herding Dog Who Survived 2017 Tubbs Fire, Spotted In Kincade Fire ZoneOdin, the Bay Area dog who became something of a celebrity during the 2017 Wine Country wildfires, was back in the fire zones Monday.
'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.
Monday Is Deadline for Wildfire Victims to File Claims With PG&EA critical deadline for wildfire victims is approaching but many of those eligible for the help may not know it.
PG&E Power Shutoffs An Eerie Coincidence On Anniversary Of Wine Country WildfiresJust as power outages and high fire conditions were arriving for most of the Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma Counties will mark the anniversary of the firestorm that changed life for just about everyone in wine country.