Tag Archives: California

Wildfires Erupt as California Sees Hot, Dry Weather

Several fires across the state     SAN DIEGO (AP) — Firefighters were making progress battling several fires Wednesday that had burned through more than 13 square miles (32 square kilometers) of dry brush at Southern California’s Camp Pendleton Marine ...

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California Simmers in Spring Heat Wave, Raising Fire Concern

Coast took a summerlike appearance     LOS ANGELES (AP) — California simmered in a spring heat wave Tuesday as high pressure cleared skies and pushed away cooling influences. “June Gloom? Not today,” the National Weather Service office for San ...

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Camp Pendleton Prescribed Burn

Improving habitat on the base     Camp Pendleton – Firefighters with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department conduct a prescribed burn in the Juliet Training Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 23, 2020. Firefighters with CPFD are ...

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Windy, Dry Weather Raises California Fire Danger

Several fire across the region     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Windy, dry weather raised fire danger in California on Monday. The National Weather Service issued Red Flag warnings for Los Angeles and Ventura counties and for the southern Sacramento ...

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Firefighters Battle Two Wildfires in Northern California

Structures destroyed in fire north of Vacaville     VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — One evacuation order was lifted Sunday after firefighters gained the upper hand on a wildfire that destroyed three structures and threatened another 100 in a rural community, ...

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Winds Feed Wildfire in Northern California

Approximately 100 homes threatened     WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds on Sunday fed a smoky fire that threatened about 100 rural homes and prompted evacuations in Northern California, authorities said. The fast-growing blaze burned more than 2 square ...

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Arson Suspect Held for San Jose Spot Fires

80-acre fire in San Jose     SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of setting a half-dozen spot fires in San Jose on Thursday was detained as firefighters worked to corral a blaze that briefly threatened homes, authorities ...

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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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Grass Fire Burns Homes, Cause Evacuations in California

Video from the scene in Suisun City     SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) — A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said. The ...

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