Photo of wildfire aftermath

Judge OKs Nearly $25 Billion for PG&E Fire Victims, Insurers

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved two Pacific Gas & Electric settlements totaling $24.5 billion to help pay the losses suffered by homeowners, businesses and insurers in the aftermath of catastrophic Northern California wildfir...
Photo of Kern River in March 2017

Deadly Kern River Claims Fifth Victim This Year

BAKERSFIELD — A Los Angeles man is the fifth person known to have died in the Kern River this year. The Kern County Sheriff's Department says 45-year-old Uceda Velis was swept underwater late Tue...
National Guard troops search for human remains from California's Paradise wildfire.

Guard Troops Search for More Dead in Aftermath of Wildfire

PARADISE — With scores of people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California's deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by the f...