Tag Archives: Paradise

PG&E Bankruptcy Plan Moves Towards Approval

PG&E still needs the approval of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are being advised to approve Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy with ...

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PG&E: Wildfire Victims Backing Bankruptcy Plan So Far

Committee representing victims has been raising red flags about the settlement     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric lawyer told a federal judge that the beleaguered company’s plan for getting ...

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Judge Oks PG&E Plan to Pay $19M in Fees from Victims Fund

Even more money could be diverted from the fire victims’ fund     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer BERKELEY Calif. (AP) — The Northern California victims of catastrophic wildfires caused by Pacific Gas & Electric’s decaying electrical grid will ...

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Judges Refuses to Approve Fire Victims Letter Attacking PG&E

Tuesday’s courtroom wrangling focused on the real value of the $13.5 billion deal     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to put his stamp of approval on a letter to ...

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Market Tumult Threatens PG&E Deal with Wildfire Victims

Half the promised payments to be made in PG&E stock     By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Lawyers who negotiated a crucial $13.5 billion deal for the victims of deadly wildfires caused by Pacific Gas ...

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PG&E Pleads Guilty in Involuntary Manslaughter in Wildfire

84 counts from the Camp Fire in 2018     By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said Monday it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the ...

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Ron Howard Wildfire Documentary Looks at Camp Fire Aftermath

“Rebuilding Paradise” largely evades a discussion of climate change   By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history. His mother-in-law ...

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Californian in Australia Shares Advice from Paradise Fire

2018 wildfire killed 85 people     SOMERVILLE Australia (AP) — An American living in Australia who has endured wildfires on both continents is sharing heartfelt messages of hope and advice for those who have fled their homes Down Under. ...

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Debris Removal Completed for California’s Deadliest Wildfire

Camp Fire killed 85 people     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Crews have finished removing millions of tons of debris left by a Northern California wildfire last year that killed 85 people and virtually annihilated a town, officials announced Tuesday. ...

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Paradise: One Year After the Fire

85 people died in the state’s most devastating wildfire in history     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paradise will pause on Friday. One year after the most devastating wildfire in California history mostly destroyed the ...

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