State Says Santa Rosa Senior Centers' Staff Abandoned Residents in WildfireStaff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through the North Bay last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses from the Santa Rosa facilities.
Rebuilding Is A Struggle After Wine Country WildfiresAs of late August, only nine of nearly 2,700 single-family homes lost here had been rebuilt, according to figures from the city's permitting office.
Sonoma, Napa Receive Nearly $100M In Grants For Wildfire RecoveryMore than $99 million in grants must go to Sonoma County, the 94558 zip code in the city of Napa and other areas that were most impacted by wildfires.
Trump Tariffs Boost Wildfire Victims' Rebuilding CostsImport tariffs imposed by Pres. Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes, squeezing homeowners seeking to rebuild quickly after losing their houses to wildfires.
Rebirth Of Burned Neighborhood Offers Hope To Wildfire-Weary CaliforniansThe tight-knit neighborhood, almost wiped from the map by the monstrous blaze that swept in early last October, is on its way back.
Santa Rosa Sues PG&E Over Loss, Damage From WildfiresThe city of Santa Rosa has sued PG&E for damages resulting from the Tubbs and Nuns fires in October.
Newark Group Gives Warm, Personal Quilts To North Bay Fire SurvivorsA Newark quilters group helps survivors of the North Bay fires, who in many cases have lost everything, by giving them personal quilts to help keep them warm.
PG&E Expects To Pay At Least $2.5 Billion For Northern California WildfiresUtility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation announced Thursday it was taking a $2.5 billion pre-tax charge against quarterly earning for its possible role in the devastating Northern California wildfires.
PG&E Warns Of New Policy To Shut Off Power In Extreme Fire DangerPG&E on Tuesday warned customers in the Bay Area about a new policy that will cut electricity to certain neighborhoods during extreme fire weather conditions.
Sonoma Co. Urged To Increase Emergency Staff After Wildfire Report The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors was advised on Monday to hire six full-time emergency response-related employees at a cost of $1.2 million in the wake of the 2017 October Wildfires.
Kohler CEO Replaces Wildfire Victim's Treasured Kitchen SinkA Santa Rosa woman rebuilding after losing her home in the North Bay wildfires, missed her stainless steel sink so much she wrote to the CEO of Kohler to find a replacement.
Cal Fire Blames 12 NorCal Wildfires On PG&E Power Lines, Equipment FailuresPacific Gas and Electric power lines and equipment failure are to blame for 12 of the catastrophic Northern California wildfires started in October 2017, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Santa Rosa Celebrates 1st Home Rebuilt After WildfiresDan Bradford became the first Sonoma County resident to complete rebuilding and move back into his home since the October wildfires ravaged the North Bay.
Body Cam Videos Capture Heroic Acts During Wine Country WildfiresChaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down.
Officials Announce Completion Of Fire Debris Removal In 4 CountiesLocal, state and federal officials Thursday announced the virtual completion of debris removal from 4,500 parcels burned or damaged in the October wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties.