Camp Fire

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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n aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire October 21, 2019 in Paradise.
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Tim Ryan
December 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
A new report by the California Public Utilities Commission found 12 safety violations by PG&E that were linked to the deadly Camp fire in Paradise last year.
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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.
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Holly Quan
November 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
It was after the Camp Fire when President Trump first blamed California's wildfires on forest mismanagement. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that Gov. Gavin Newsom has "done a terrible job on forest management" and “I told him from the first day we met that he must ‘clean’ his forest floors regardless of...
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Fans wear face masks in the stands during the NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and the Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on November 11, 2018 in Oakland, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
August 30, 2019 - 11:18 am
Those N95 face masks that have been recommended to protect people from unhealthy air caused by wildfires don't work as claimed, according to health officials.
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Matt Bigler
Matt Bigler
July 16, 2019 - 8:25 am
PG&E officials say that they've found thousands of problems with the company's power equipment in areas under threat from wildfires.
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PG&E crews carry out repair work in Paradise, CA
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Holly Quan
July 11, 2019 - 10:02 am
A federal judge has ordered PG&E to respond to an investigative report by the Wall Street Journal that contended the utility knew its power lines and towers were deteriorating for years but failed to fix them.
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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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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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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
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Jenna Lane
May 15, 2019 - 2:10 pm
The Camp Fire, which burned more buildings and killed more people last year than any fire in California's history, was caused by PG&E, according to state investigators.
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