Camp Fire

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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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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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 Midday News
January 28, 2019 - 12:27 pm
The wildfires that burned vast sections of California in November have to led $11.4 billion in insurance claims, according to new figures released on Monday by the state. So far, 46,000 residents, and business and auto owners have filed insurance claims related to the Camp Fire in Butte County or...
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Matt Bigler
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 14, 2019 - 6:26 am
Investors are being jolted again by developments at PG&E. The utility giant delivered two jarring bits of news within hours: CEO Geisha Williams is stepping down, and the company served notice that it could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as early as January 29.
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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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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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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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