In September 2020, blazes destroyed many homes and RVs in mobile home parks. Rebuilding plans call for publicly funded affordable housing.
But up to 14 million homes were built before fire safety measures took effect. Some insurers now offer discounts for risk reduction.
As the risk of wildfire and natural disasters increase with climate change, power disruptions could become more common.
California lawmakers are back in session after a holiday break, and a new governor is in place. One of the sticky issues all those folks might have to confront is what to do about the troubled utility Pacific Gas and Electric. The investor-owned utility provides gas and electricity to more than 5 million Californians. And […]
While legal in the state, cannabis farms are still federally outlawed, which means no insurance payouts.
Notes of ashtray or campfire in your pinot? Vineyards say smoky weather from this year’s wildfires could leave lasting mark on wines.
Wildfires are burning across the West and are expected to get worse as global temperatures rise. One problem: people living in high-risk fire zones.