High winds prompt PG&E to shut power to 25,000 in California

Associated PressOct. 11, 2021Updated: Oct. 11, 2021 3:01 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric began shutting off power to about 25,000 customers in central and northern California early Monday and Southern California Edison warned it may do the same...
Fire retardant could be ‘game-changer’ in fighting wildfires

Fire retardant could be ‘game-changer’ in fighting wildfires

FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2021, file photo, flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope, File)AP Updated: Oct. 05, 2021, 10:44 a.m. | Published: Oct. 05, 2021, 10:44 a.m....
Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs

Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs

By NOAH BERGER September 23, 2021 QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — Clutching a bag full of duct tape and snacks, Woody Faircloth climbs aboard a motorhome complete with carpet and drapes. At his side, his 9-year-old daughter, Luna, quizzes a family who has just donated the...
PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

Pacific Gas & Electric has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homesBy OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated PressSeptember 24, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO —...
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

AI system developed by Stanford researchers identifies buildings damaged by wildfire The DamageMap application identifies buildings as damaged in red or not damaged in green. Researchers developed the platform to provide immediate information about structural damage...
It’s been 75 days, and Lytton residents are looking for answers

It’s been 75 days, and Lytton residents are looking for answers

The 500 block of Fraser Street, Lytton (back, right) seen from Main Street, July 9, 2021. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden) A Lytton resident speaks about frustration and concerns regarding the future of the town Sep. 15, 2021 4:30 p.m. By Denise O’Connor It’s been 75...