Tag Archives: Paradise

Amid Smoke and Ash, Paradise Rebuilds

Paradise has tried to entice people back     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — When flames chased Chuck and Janie Dee down the mountain two years ago, they thought they’d never be back. Yet there they ...

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Three Dead in Northern California Wildfire

North Complex fire threatens town of Paradise     By TERENCE CHEA and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press OROVILLE, Calilf. (AP) — Three people died in a wind-whipped Northern California wildfire that has forced thousands of people from their homes while ...

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‘Rebuilding Paradise’ Looks at Emotional Toll of Deadly Wildfire

Documentary focuses on the colossal cleanup and rebuilding efforts     By DAISY NGUYEN and AMANDA MYERS Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually wiped it out, Steve ...

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PG&E Exits Bankruptcy, Pays $5B into Wildfire Fund

Nation’s largest utility pays into trust for wildfire victims     SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California that killed more ...

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Judge to Approve $58B Plan to End PG&E Bankruptcy after Wildfires

Dozens of lawsuits were settled during the ordeal     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he was approving a $58 billion plan by the nation’s largest utility to ...

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PG&E Fined $4M for Deaths of 84 People in 2018 Wildfire

Harshest punishment came in the form of a public shaming     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday was fined $4 million for the deaths of 84 people killed in a nightmarish Northern California ...

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PG&E Pleads Guilty to Killing 84 People in 2018 California Wildfire

PG&E also pleaded guilty to one felony count of unlawfully starting a fire     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer Pacific Gas & Electric confessed Tuesday to killing 84 people in one of the most devastating wildfires in recent ...

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PG&E Behind on Power Shut-Off Promises

Utility behind on installing devices to ease severity     By CUNEYT DIL Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive testified Thursday that the utility is behind on installing devices ...

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PG&E Critics Urge Judge to Reject Bankruptcy Plan

Claims the proccess was rigged in favor of investors     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric’s proposal to pay $25.5 billion for a series of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited ...

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