California Wildfires: Latest Updates
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Northern California Wildfires: Where To Find Updates On Air Quality, Evacuations, And Official Information
July 28, 2021
Here’s the latest information on the wildfires burning throughout Northern California.
July 21, 2021
Pacific Gas and Electric made the announcement in Chico days after the utility company reported to California regulators that their equipment may have been involved in sparking the Dixie Fire that has forced evacuations in Butte and Plumas counties.
July 21, 2021 | Andrew Nixon
The Dixie Fire burning above the Cresta Dam in the Feather River Canyon has forced evacuations in Butte and Plumas counties. Approximately 2,350 people have been evacuated as a number of major wildfires continue to burn in Northern California.
July 15, 2021
Californians are facing what could be a historic wildfire season yet again. From the coast to Southern California, the Central Valley up to the North State, we’ll answer your most pressing questions about wildfires.
July 15, 2021 | Scott Rodd
Gusty winds and fire whirls propelled the Sugar Fire back toward parts of Doyle, the small Lassen County town that narrowly avoided the blaze last weekend.
Governor, Lawmakers Add $500 Million to Wildfire Prevention Budget, Following CapRadio, NPR California Newsroom Investigation
July 8, 2021 | Scott Rodd
The last-minute change would more than double what’s in the current budget deal.
July 7, 2021
Do you have questions or thoughts about this year’s wildfire season? Share with us, and we’ll have our reporters or other experts answer or explain solutions.
July 3, 2021 | Sasha Hupka
Facebook posts stated on June 18, 2021: “California literally just told everyone to not charge their electric cars due to power shortage.”
The Lava, Tennant and Salt fires are burning in Northern California heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Here’s a look at the fires and where you can get more information.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Retreats On $1 Billion Wildfire Prevention Plan Ahead Of Meeting With President Biden
June 29, 2021 | Scott Rodd
Newsom’s meeting on wildfires with Biden comes against the backdrop of new investigations showing the governor scaled back the state’s wildfire prevention goals and nixed more than half a billion dollars in fuel reduction spending.