Federal officials are prepared to bill wildfire victims for a portion of the nearly $4 billion the government says it’s owed by Pacific Gas & Electric Co., if the debt isn’t resolved as part of the utility’s bankruptcy case, according to a newspaper report Sunday.
A Pasadena firefighter is expected to fly out sometime Saturday night to assist Australia with the unprecedented wildfires on that continent, a city official said on Saturday.
Metallica donated more than $500,000 to relief efforts as the Australian bushfires continue to ravage the country.
The fires have caused hazardous air quality in major cities throughout Australia and part of New Zealand, and now the smoke has drifted thousands of kilometers across the Pacific Ocean, first reaching Argentina and Chile Monday.
An Atlanta couple said they came home from a winter vacation to find their house had been ransacked by an unusual suspect: a squirrel.
The Angeles National Forest Service is sending 20 firefighters to Australia to help battle the raging wildfires in the country, a spokesman announced Friday.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced a $13.5 billion settlement with individual Northern California wildfire victims.
Evacuation orders have been lifted after a wind-driven brush fire erupted in the Painted Cave area of Santa Barbara County Monday evening.
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (AP) — Cal Fire alleges that fast food chain In-N-Out was responsible for a 2017 wildfire in rural Arroyo Grande, according to a lawsuit filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
Firefighters quickly gained the upper hand and knocked down a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon near Malibu.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm uphill brush fire that immediately threatened structures in La Canada Flintridge Thursday afternoon.
The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again with a no-win decision: risk starting catastrophic deadly wildfires, or turn off the lights and immiserate millions of paying customers.
A Southern California utility has agreed to pay $360 million to settle lawsuits brought by local governments over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment in the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing.
A Santa Rosa brewery issued an apology over the name of its newest ale that was inspired by Pacific Gas and Electric.
Firefighters gained the upper hand on a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paradise will pause on Friday.
Pacific Gas & Electric reported substantial losses for the third quarter on Thursday, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility’s outdated transmission lines. The company anticipates those costs could escalate to as much as $6.3 billion.
The American heavy metal band Metallica is donating $100,000 to California wildfire relief efforts.
A brush fire erupted Wednesday afternoon in Santa Clarita threatening several structures and prompting schools to evacuate.