California wildfire

HEALDSBURG, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 29: Firefighters stand in the yard of a home as they monitor air operations battling the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
The newly-formed Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority is working to create a network of escape routes and emergency communications systems.
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PG&E crews carry out repair work in Paradise, CA
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Holly Quan
December 30, 2019 - 10:23 am
Time is running out for victims of the Camp Fire to file claims with PG&E. As KCBS Radio reporter Holly Quan tells us, it's believed there are still thousands of people who haven't filed the paperwork needed before the December 31 deadline.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California State Capitol on March 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 13, 2019 - 11:28 am
Governor Newsom must decide today whether or not to approve PG&E's $13.5 billion settlement with a committee representing fire victims. The settlement was announced Friday and is a key part of the company’s reorganization plan to emerge from bankruptcy. “There are definitely things in this deal...
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
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Doug Sovern
December 05, 2018 - 11:41 am
Officials in Berkeley are rethinking their wildfire evacuation strategy, modeled after the procedure used in Paradise, which was destroyed by the state's deadliest fire.
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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)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
November 07, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PG&E warned customers in nine Northern California counties, including Napa and Sonoma, that they may lose power as a wildfire precaution.
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A U.S. Air Force plane drops fire retardant on a burning hillside in the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)
August 06, 2018 - 7:42 pm
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the fire season longer and more severe. The two fires burning a few miles apart and known as...
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A firefighter scrambles to stop the Pawnee fire as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
July 01, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles (120 kilometers) south into the San Francisco Bay Area.
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