Governor Threatens Possible PG&E Takeover if No Plan is Made

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday threatened a possible takeover of Pacific Gas & Electric unless it can emerge from bankruptcy ahead of next year's wildfire season with a plan focused on safety. The utlitity is blamed for sparking deadly wildfires ...

Insurance Claims from Deadly California Wildfires Top $12B

SACRAMENTO — Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. The figure released Wednesday by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara covers the fire that largely destroyed the ...

PG&E Offers $105M ‘Wildfire Assistance’ Plan

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric says it will set up a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's equipment. In a court filing Wednesday, PG&E s...

Prosecutors: Fires May Mean PG&E Violated Criminal Sentence

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric's role in igniting wildfires last year could allow a judge to find that it violated terms of its criminal sentence in a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people, federal prosecutors said Monday. In a co...

Top 10 Photos of the Week

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch In this photo taken Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 and provided by Justin Borja, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch is seen in the distance over the Golden Gate Bridge near Sausalito, Calif. When SpaceX launched a rocket carrying an Argentin...