Photo of embers flying during the Kincade Fire in Calistoga, Ca.

Sonoma County Prepares to Sue PG&E for Damages From Fire

SONOMA — A county in Northern California wine country is exploring plans to sue a utility over a massive wildfire last fall that caused losses of $725 million when combined with rolling power shutoffs. “PG&E, not local taxpayers, should pay for costs an...
Photo of a downed utility pole

PG&E Files for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Lawsuits

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., the nation's biggest utility, filed for bankruptcy reorganization Tuesday in a bid to relieve itself of some of the billions of dollars in damages it could face as a result of California's devastating wildfires...