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...
Photo of mourners paying tribute at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Linked by Pain: 2 School Massacre Survivors, Dad Kill Selves

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tragedies like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Sandy Hook Elementary school massacres eventually fade from view, blunted by other mass shootings and the passage of time. But for the survivors, the pain can never end. "Our heart...
Photo of a firefighter spraying the remains of a vehicle

What Happens When the Next Big Wildfire Hits?

Don’t be fooled by the precipitation, the snowpack, the wildflowers. When winter ends, it’s unlikely that California’s iconic landscape will sustain the moisture to withstand the 100-degree summer and fall. ...
Photo of dog searching for human remains after the Camp Fire.

Hundreds Missing in Fire’s Wake Ahead of Trump Visit

CHICO — With the confirmed death toll at 63, authorities in Northern California on Friday continued to search for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump. The president on Saturd...