Photo of Woodbridge firefighter Joe Zurilgen passing a burning home

Wildfires Cause Turmoil in CA Property Insurance Market

NEW YORK — Kent Michitsch seemed to be running out of traditional options to insure the home he’s lived in for more than 30 years northeast of San Diego as California’s massive property insurance market reels from three consecutive years of destructive wildfir...
Photo of flames burning near power lines in Sycamore Canyon

California Insurers Drop Policies in High-Fire Risk Areas

SACRAMENTO — New California data shows insurance companies declined to renew nearly 350,000 home insurance policies in areas at high risk for wildfire since the state began collecting data in 2015. "Insurers remain committed to covering homes in rural and u...