Governor Newsom Won't Block Building In High-Fire AreasA desire to live near nature is embedded in California's ethos, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday as he explained why he doesn't want to block home building near forested areas at high risk for wildfires.
Gov. Newsom Lays Out Plan To Deal With Wildfire CostsThe future of wildfires in California was a big topic Friday as Governor Gavin Newsom laid out a plan to deal with fires.
The Next Big Wildfire Could Mean Skyrocketing Rates For PG&E CustomersThe next big wildfire could mean more than major destruction to the communities in its path. Its costs could be felt by homeowners hundreds of miles away.
Firefighters Looking To Artificial Intelligence Technology To Help Fight WildfiresIt turns out, the future of firefighting includes a whole lot of artificial intelligence.
Roughly 1,000 Lawsuits Filed Demanding PG&E Pay For Wildfire DamagesButte County cites PG&E for the same Nov. 8 fire that destroyed parks, schools and myriad other public property and amenities.
California Seeks Faster Forestry Approvals In Wildfire FightCalifornia wildland managers said Tuesday that they want to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to slow wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years.
Are Wildfires Making California Uninsurable?Insurance claims for this year's California wildfires have topped $9 billion. Now there is a concern that insurance companies could stop insuring Californians.
Official: California Must Mull Home Ban In Fire-Prone AreaCalifornia's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says.
New Study Explains Creation Of Deadly 'Firenado' From Carr FireA rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the atmosphere, according to a study announced Wednesday.
CSU Extends Application Period Due To California WildfiresGood news for prospective college students affected by the Camp Fire or other fires across the state, CSU extended their priority filing deadline.
President Trump's Tweet On California Wildfires Angers Firefighters, CelebritiesPresident Donald Trump's tweet blaming "gross mismanagement" for the devastating California wildfires is sparking a backlash from top firefighters' associations, politicians and celebrities.
PG&E Preparing To Chop Down Trees Along Popular Sacramento Recreation TrailAdvocates with the “Save The American River Parkway” are fighting to protect about 100 sycamore and oak trees along a popular Discovery Park recreation area.