California Governor Gavin Newsom Insists, “I Have No Patience For Climate Change Deniers” Amid Largest Fire Season In Recent Memory

“We are doing everything we can to get everyone dealt with, both the large outages and the small outages,” DWP General Manager and Chief Engineer Marty Adams said. “We hope that we will make significant progress today and get everyone back in power as quickly as we can.”

California Wildfires: Live Updates Sept. 6-7

10:30 p.m. Sonoma County Sheriff issues new evacuation order and warning near Walbridge Fire: Flare-ups from the Walbridge Fire Monday night prompted a mandatory evacuation order for Zone 2E4, south of Mill Creek Road, north of Sweetwater Springs Road, west of Westside Road, and east of Palmer Creek Road. An evacuation warning was issued for […]

California Lawmakers OK More Exemptions From Labor Law

The author of what became widely known as AB5, Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego, said she worked for the last year to decide what additional jobs should be exempted from a law that critics said puts the state in the position of picking winners and losers.

Couple loses almost everything in California wildfire

“I had just paid it off and put it in my name Monday,” she said. “Unfortunately the day of the fire was literally the day I was going to insure that also. I was two weeks away from a soft opening and being a small business owner.”

Family behind gender reveal firework that sparked huge El Dorado wildfire in California could face bill for ENTIRE cost of putting blaze out – as Gov Newsom declares state of emergency and record temperature of 121 degrees fans the flames

Amid a record-breaking heatwave, with record temperatures of 121 degrees turning the state into a tinder box, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said on Sunday night that a smoke-generating pyrotechnic device caused the fire (pictured)

California aims to tamp down coronavirus hot spots in hard-hit Central Valley

All eight of the counties are on the state’s watch list for missing certain indicators, suggesting that disease is widespread in the community or hospitals are getting close to capacity. Almost all the counties report that infections tied to work places and social gatherings are driving illness in their communities. Two counties — Kings and […]

Passenger films plane flying above thick black clouds of smoke as California  wildfires continue to burn amid record-breaking temperatures of 121F

The wind whips embers from a tree burned by a wildfire Yucaipa. Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing Saturday, with one trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of state

A California family recalled a harrowing escape before their home was swallowed by flames. ‘We’re nomads’

“We’re going to rebuild this,” he said. “Is it going to be different? Absolutely. But we’re not going to let this be the defining moment of who we are. That’s unacceptable to the people of this mountain community. We’re going to bounce back. We’ll need help and resources and support, so many people have lost […]

Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?

Additional new government actions were not immediately clear. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was to ’take all appropriate and necessary steps’ so health care workers could get respirators needed when treating coronavirus patients. Shortages are a concern, as is the manufacture of many face masks for industrial rather than medical use. 

A wary and traumatized Paradise watches the raging inferno from nearby California fires

Skinner said she and her husband regret returning to the area. Before the Camp Fire, Paradise was a town where “everyone knows everybody,” she said. But it’s different today — those who could afford to left town, but others are still struggling to get back on their feet.