SACRAMENTO (AP) — Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs. They all could be the next Paradise. A McClatchy analysis reveals more than 350,000 Californians live[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom will allow state fire officials to bypass some environmental regulations to clear dead trees and other vegetation ahead of the next wildfire season. His order will come Friday as he declares a state of emergency, saying the number of dead trees across the[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (AP) – Two statewide officials want California to take out insurance to help cover taxpayers’ costs in bad wildfire seasons. Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and Treasurer Fiona Ma said Thursday that California should follow the lead of Oregon and the federal government, after outspending its emergency fund in seven[…]Read more! Click here!
BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) – A Butte County couple who returned to their home after the Camp Fire got a double dose of good news. Not only had the family’s five llamas made it through the fire safely, but one of them was pregnant!’ She gave birth last month to a[…]Read more! Click here!
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., the nation’s biggest utility, filed for bankruptcy reorganization Tuesday in a bid to relieve itself of some of the billions of dollars in damages it could face as a result of California’s devastating wildfires. The Chapter 11 filing allows PG&E to[…]Read more! Click here!
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Director Ron Howard is planning to make a documentary about a Northern California town’s attempt to rebuild after a devastating wildfire last year National Geographic Documentary Films announced the project Thursday which will focus on the Sierra Nevada foothills town of Paradise, California. In November[…]Read more! Click here!
WASHINGTON (CBS13) – President Donald Trump said he’s ordered FEMA to cut off money to California over his criticism of forest management. In a tweet Wednesday morning, Trump continued his line of criticism he’s repeated since fire season: that improper forest management, not climate change, is to blame for the[…]Read more! Click here!
CHICO (CBS13) – How do you spell success at Paradise High School? You reunite teachers and students in one school while you wait for the fire-ravaged town to recover. It was an emotional return to class for more than 600 Paradise High families. “My heart is full today,” said Gustavo[…]Read more! Click here!
PARADISE (AP) – Some residents of the town devastated by a deadly wildfire are being allowed to return home, nearly a month after the blaze swept through the town. Press Release#ButteSheriff #CampFire pic.twitter.com/HN32bGomGE — Butte County Sheriff (@ButteSheriff) December 5, 2018 The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says evacuation orders will[…]Read more! Click here!
PARADISE (CBS13) – PG&E has announced their plan to restore gas and electric service to areas affected by the Camp Fire. The utility aims to restore power to nearly all Butte County customers by the end of the year, according to a Tuesday press release. PG&E officials also say they[…]Read more! Click here!