Wildfire

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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Clogged cabin air filter
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 26, 2019 - 6:17 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- The coming rain may bring the end of fire season but it could do a number on your vehicle's paint if you were anywhere near one of this year's wildfires. You might not even still smell smoke in your truck or car but the debris or particles that settle on the outside,...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
October 24, 2019 - 4:53 am
Large wildfire burning in rural northeast Sonoma County. The Kincade fire has burned 10,000 acres and is zero percent contained. Cal Fire has issued mandatory evacuations for all roads east of Highway 128 to Geyserville. 10-thousand acres 0% contained WINDS gusting 60 mph Mandatory evacuations:...
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Tim Ryan
October 04, 2019 - 12:09 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for several counties in the North Bay this weekend, saying conditions are ripe for a wildfire.
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Margie Shafer
September 20, 2019 - 1:59 pm
High temperatures and winds this weekend will elevate the risk of a wildfire in Northern California, in spite of recent rains.
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PGE truck
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 13, 2019 - 7:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A group of insurers announced Friday it has reached a deal with PG&E to settle a long list of claims related to wildfires for $11 billion--well below the $20 billion it had originally sought. It's part of a complex series of moves and countermoves playing out in...
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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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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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Air Quality Index readings
From Bay Area Air Quality Management District
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 21, 2018 - 6:28 am
For the first time in nearly two weeks, air quality readings in much of the Bay Area dropped from "hazardous" and "unhealthy" to lesser categories on Wednesday morning.
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Investigators recover remains in Paradise, Calif.
(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 21, 2018 - 6:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 8 p.m. A California sheriff says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire has increased to 870. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the additional 171 names came from a backlog of...
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