Butte County

Paula Beth James was found alive in her snow-covered car in Butte County after she'd been missing for six days, the sheriff's office said Jan. 15, 2020.
Butte County Sheriff's Office
All News KCBS Radio
January 16, 2020 - 9:05 am
A 68-year-old woman who'd been missing for six days in Northern California was found alive in her snow-covered car that was more than a football field's length from the road, authorities announced Wednesday.
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Thomas Hawthorne, The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY N
June 19, 2019 - 10:19 am
Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion for damage caused by wildfires in the Bay Area and Northern California going back to 2015. The settlement, announced Tuesday, would pay local governments for losses in the 2015 Calaveras County fire, known as the Butte Fire, the 2017 Wine...
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Power pole
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Holly Quan
May 23, 2019 - 11:04 am
PG&E tells Paradise residents that all distribution lines that serve the town will be moved underground.
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Nov. 18, 2018; Chico, CA, USA; The Camp Fire burned so quickly through the town of Paradise that little remains recognizable from the businesses that once lined the streets near the heart of the town.
Jenna Lane
May 11, 2019 - 4:35 pm
Hundreds of people whose homes burned in the Camp Fire are worried about hitting a speed bump in the debris cleanup effort
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The remnants of an elementary school that burned in the Camp Fire in Butte County in 2018.
Jenna Lane/KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
April 15, 2019 - 2:10 pm
KCBS Radio won two prestigious awards on Tuesday for its coverage of the Camp Fire that blazed through Butte County last year. Reporters Holly Quan , Jenna Lane, Veronica Carter and Megan Goldsby , who produced numerous stories about the most deadly and destructive fire in California's history, won...
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Cal Fire
Melissa Culross
February 22, 2019 - 10:40 am
Survivors of last year's devastating wildfire in Butte County are still receiving federal assistance despite President Trump's criticial tweet last month vowing to withhold additional relief money from California because of alleged mismanagement.
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Jenna Lane
February 07, 2019 - 4:50 pm
About six weeks after the Camp Fire, hundreds of Butte County residents went home to their burned properties with the blessing of local officials. Some spent thousands of dollars on RVs and got PG&E to string temporary electric lines to them. Others are simply camping while they wait for the...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30: Pedestrians walk by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) truck at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has added 27 new charges, including obstruction of justice, the criminal case agains
PG&E Truck (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Jason Brooks
January 07, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Bankruptcy fears sent PG&E's stock price plunging on Monday.
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PG&E crews carry out repair work in Paradise, CA
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
December 30, 2018 - 1:21 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general has told a federal judge it's possible the giant utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. could face charges up to murder if investigators find reckless operation of power equipment caused any deadly wildfires in the past two years. The brief...
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Jenna Lane
December 21, 2018 - 9:37 pm
As the Camp Fire charged into Paradise on November 8, crews who were racing in two ambulances to evacuate hospital patients became, instead, firefighters.
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