Large Turnout At 'Sonoma Ready Day' As Residents Seek To Prepare For Fire SeasonTwo years after the devastating Wine Country fires broke out, organizers of Sunday’s “Sonoma Ready Day” were hoping to share some of the lessons learned with the public about being prepared for emergencies.
Jury To Decide PG&E's Role In California Wine Country WildfireA judge presiding over Pacific Gas and Electric's bankruptcy case agreed Friday to allow a state jury to decide whether the power company's equipment ignited a devastating wildfire in California wine country nearly two years ago.
Victims Of 2017-18 Northern California Wildfires Can File Claims With PG&EPeople affected by wildfires in Northern California in 2017 and 2018 can file claims for housing assistance and other immediate needs with Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Study: Tubbs Fire Firefighters Have Elevated Levels Of Toxins In SystemFirefighters who battled the October 2017 Tubbs Fire in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties have tested at “troubling” levels for toxic exposure, according to a new study.
PG&E Agrees To Pay $1 Billion To Governments For Wildfire DamagePG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments for their losses from wildfires dating back to 2015. Those payments will be included in the utility's Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan once it's finalized.
FEMA Closing Sonoma County Trailer Neighborhood For Wine Country Fire VictimsA makeshift trailer neighborhood in Sonoma County, where wildfire victims have been living for 19 months, will be removed in July.
Fire Dept. Dispatcher Honored For Response To Wine Country WildfiresA North Bay fire dispatcher has been recognized with a national award for her work during the 2017 Wine Country wildfires.
Wildfire Survivors Say They Were Bilked by Central Valley Construction FirmAbout 40 people whose homes were destroyed in the 2017 wine country wildfires say a construction firm has taken their money but not delivered on promises to rebuild their homes.
Sonoma County Hits Homeowner Recovering From Wildfire With Fine for Replaced FenceSome survivors of the Wine Country wildfires are fighting Sonoma County about the way they've rebuilt on their property.
Food Writer Creates Group To Provide Gourmet Meals For Wildfire SurvivorsFood writer Heather Irwin has rounded up some of the Bay Area's top chefs to provide nutritious, restaurant-quality meals for displaced families to pick up for free.
Rebuilding Ramps Up In Santa Rosa's Coffey Park 17 Months After WildfireAn official says that 17 months after a massive wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes in a Wine Country neighborhood, 70 percent of the properties are under construction or have been rebuilt.
FEMA Extends Housing Program For 2017 Wine Country Fire SurvivorsCA Reps. Thompson and Huffman announced that FEMA has granted an extension for an affordable housing program for those affected by the 2017 Wine Country wildfires.
DA: No Criminal Charges Filed Against PG&E For 2017 Wine Country WildfiresBeleaguered utility company PG&E will not face criminal charges related to the deadly wildfires that devastated Northern California's wine country in October 2017.
Judge Blasts PG&E For Role In Destructive WildfiresA federal judge harshly reprimanded PG&E for violating its probation during a court hearing Wednesday morning, telling the utility's attorneys that safety is clearly not its top priority.
Cal Fire Blames Tubbs Fire On Private Electrical LinesCal Fire announced Thursday that an investigation has determined the deadly Tubbs Fire that ravaged Santa Rosa in October of 2017 was started by a private electrical system and not by PG&E equipment.