California wildfires

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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Jeffrey Schaub/KCBS Radio
January 30, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco found Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. violated its probation in a criminal case stemming from a deadly gas explosion in 2010 and berated the utility Wednesday for not doing enough to prevent its equipment...
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AP Photo/Ben Margot
January 29, 2019 - 11:20 am
Faced with potentially ruinous lawsuits over California's recent wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in a move that could lead to higher bills for customers of the nation's biggest utility and reduce the size of any payouts to fire victims.
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Burned home in Paradise from CalFire map
CalFire
Doug Sovern
January 11, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Republicans in California are angry about the tweet posted by President Trump that threatened to withdraw federal disaster assistance.
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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)
Holly Quan
January 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
A federal judge proposed stringent safety orders for PG&E that would require it to inspect its entire power transmission grid, trim trees and vegetation that could cause fires and turn off electricity during high winds.
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 09, 2019 - 8:41 am
President Trump ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency "to send no more money" to California, claiming that the state has wasted "billions of dollars" due to poor forest management.
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Jessee Ernest
Jenna Lane
December 19, 2018 - 8:37 am
A couple from Paradise, badly burned as they and their neighbor tried to outrun the Camp Fire, were among 12 patients who filled the burn unit at UC Davis Medical Center. For the first half of Dr. Tina Palmieri's 20-year career in the Sacramento hospital, it would have been hard to imagine seeing...
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 12, 2018 - 5:19 pm
The insurance losses from three destructive wildfires in California this year will cost more than $9 billion, according to an estimate released on Wednesday by state officials.
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
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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Carrie Hodousek
November 29, 2018 - 9:03 am
California could see three times as many large wildfires in the coming decades, because of climate change, according to a dire federal report.
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