California Utility Cuts Power to Dampen Wildfire Threat

Article 0 Comments California’s largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers in an unprecedented move to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state’s wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines. As faster winds were forecast on […]

Northern California Wildfires Threaten 10,000 Homes

Article 0 Comments A pair of wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California on Tuesday. The two fires straddling Mendocino and Lake counties had burned seven homes by Monday night along with some 107 square miles of rural land. About 100 miles north, […]