Tag Archives: California

Wildfire Victims Sue Former PG&E Executives

Bankruptcy deal gives victims the right to go after bosses   By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric’s rickety electrical ...

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Firefighter Severely Burned in California Wildfire Leaves Hospital

Iwaarden was burned while fighting the Silverado Fire     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter who barely survived being overrun by flames while battling a Southern California wildfire last October was released from a ...

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California Sets Home Hardening Standards to Lower Fire Risks

Incentives to make homes resilient     The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As consecutive years of catastrophic wildfires in California drive up the cost of insuring homes, state regulators on Monday announced a step toward creating incentives for ...

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Golden Eagles Hotshots 2020

A look back at a busy season     Jeremiah Faumuina (This video was not endorsed by the BIA or by the Sycuan Tribe of the Kumeyaay Nation) The Golden Eagles Hotshots are a BIA Hotshot Crew out of Region ...

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ICE Releases Hold on California Inmate Firefighter

The deportation order remains in effect     By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An injured California inmate firefighter has been released from federal immigration detention and is home with his parents and sister for the first ...

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California Storm Raises Risk of Debris Flow in Burn Areas

2,800 households told to evacuate in Santa Cruz County     By JOHN ANTCZAK and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A potent atmospheric river barreled ashore in Northern California, bringing downpours that threaten to unleash destructive ...

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Del Rosa Hotshots 2020

A look back at the past fire season     Francois Shoumounejad Take a look through the eyes of a Del Rosa Hotshot of the 2020 Fire Season Del Rosa Hotshots

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