Tag Archives: California

CEO of Nation’s Largest Utility to Testify about Power Outages

Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. CEO Bill Johnson to testify on Monday     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s largest utility is expected to face angry California lawmakers on Monday over ...

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Winds Bring Fire Danger to Southern California

Red flag warnings     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire danger is high as dry, warm winds again blow through Southern California. Red flag warnings for critical fire weather conditions are in place Sunday from Ventura County south to San ...

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California to Overhaul Insurance Plan after Wildfires

FAIR Plan ordered to sell comprehensive policies     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who lost their home insurance because of the threat of wildfires will be able to buy comprehensive policies next year through ...

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California Fraught with Fires and Power Crisis

“This is an unacceptable situation in California,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again ...

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Wildfires Force Businesses to Prepare for Disruptions

Fire affects productivity     By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The wildfires that are rampant this time of year in California force small business owners to be prepared in the same way as owners ...

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Mill Creek Hotshots 2019

The 2019 fire season with a California crew     Crh. L. – MillCreek Hotshots 2019 The Mill Creek Hotshots are a 20 person, Region 5, California Hotshot Crew. The crew has a history that dates back to 1975. At ...

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California Businesses at Risk Amid Fires, Power Outages

How to stay in business off the grid       By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The California wildfires are taking a toll on small businesses, including those that are miles away and safe ...

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California Fires, Blackouts Decades in the Making

“There’s a ton of blame to go around here,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again ...

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California Regulators Order Inquiry into Power Outages

“Is this a safe place to live?”     By JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators opened a formal investigation Wednesday into preemptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing ...

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Utility Ordered to Pay $360M for Southern California Wildfires

Southern California Edison pays to settle lawsuits     By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment ...

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