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Coverage of brush fires across the state

May 3, 2019

Firefighters Fear an Uncontrollable Fire Season This Year

Firefighters Fear an Uncontrollable Fire Season This Year

Uncontrollable is the word now being used among fire chiefs in California to describe the kind of wildfires we could experience this year. Last year was a crushing year for California.

Apr 26, 2019

California Cities With the Worst Wildfire Evacuation Routes

California Cities With the Worst Wildfire Evacuation Routes

How many roads are enough to get out? A USA Today-California Network analysis of California communities and evacuation routes shows that some areas in the state are far outside the norm when it comes to...

Apr 20, 2019

Family Sues Southern California Edison Over Wildfire Death

Family Sues Southern California Edison Over Wildfire Death

The brothers of a 73-year-old man who died in a California wildfire last year are suing Southern California Edison for wrongful death and negligence.

Mar 23, 2019

PG&E Objects to Judge's Proposals to Prevent Wildfires

PG&E Objects to Judge's Proposals to Prevent Wildfires

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pushed back Friday on a U.S. judge's revised proposals to prevent the utility's equipment from causing more wildfires, saying it could not "monitor every tree at every moment of every...

Feb 22, 2019

Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

When the Paramount movie ranch and Western Town burned in a wildfire that swept through Southern California, one woman lost more than a local historic site. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel invited more than 500 people...

Feb 21, 2019

LA County to Offer Rebuilding Workshops for Woolsey Fire Survivors

LA County to Offer Rebuilding Workshops for Woolsey Fire Survivors

Los Angeles County will offer customized workshop sessions to help Woolsey Fire survivors living in unincorporated areas navigate their way through the rebuilding process, it was announced Thursday.

Feb 15, 2019

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Relief Programs is Friday

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Relief Programs is Friday

Friday marks the deadline for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants or small business loans.

Jan 31, 2019

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Fed Relief Programs Has Extended

Deadline for Woolsey Fire Fed Relief Programs Has Extended

The federal government Thursday extended for two weeks the deadline for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants or small business loans.

Jan 29, 2019

Calif. Utility, Largest in US, Files for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Lawsuits

Calif. Utility, Largest in US, Files for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Lawsuits

The largest utility in the U.S., Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., filed for bankruptcy Tuesday as it faces billions of dollars in potential damages from wildfires in California. The utility filed documents in...

Jan 23, 2019

LA County Reminds Residents of Woolsey Fire Assistance Deadlines

LA County Reminds Residents of Woolsey Fire Assistance Deadlines

Critical deadlines are approaching for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants, small business loans and debris removal, county officials reminded residents Tuesday.

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