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Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in California wildfires is demanding more answers from the utility.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Bankrupt Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. Will Replace Half Of Its Board Of Directors

The company signaled its leadership change last month even before filing for bankruptcy. The utility giant faces billions of dollars in liability claims due to California's wildfires.
NPR - Published

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Female Firefighters Discuss Roles During the California Wildfires [Video]Female Firefighters Discuss Roles During the California Wildfires

LAFD's Kristina Kepner and Kristin Crowley describe their roles fighting the recent wildfires in California and discuss how they dealt with being on the front lines.

Credit: MAKERS Press     Duration: 01:17Published

The Beautiful Natural Phenomenon Taking Place After The Intense California Wildfires [Video]The Beautiful Natural Phenomenon Taking Place After The Intense California Wildfires

It will take years for humans recover from the wildfires that swept through California in 2018, but nature is much more resilient. In fact, the wildfires are a key factor in a beautiful phenomenon in..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:43Published

California Has Lost 18 Million Trees Since Fall 2017 [Video]California Has Lost 18 Million Trees Since Fall 2017

But a state forestry official says that figure is actually "encouraging."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Major League Baseball Players Team Up To Help Victims Of Woolsey Fire [Video]Major League Baseball Players Team Up To Help Victims Of Woolsey Fire

NL MVP Christian Yelich was among the players who formed California Strong -- they're helping victims of California's wildfires and the shooting victims at the Borderline inThousand Oaks. Hermela..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:14Published

Regina Wilson, Kristina Kepner and Kristin Crowley | The 2019 MAKERS Conference [Video]Regina Wilson, Kristina Kepner and Kristin Crowley | The 2019 MAKERS Conference

Regina Wilson, a trailblazing FDNY firefighter, interviews Kristina Kepner, Battalion Chief, LAFD, and Kristin Crowley, Deputy Chief, LAFD, about battling the California wildfires — the front lines..

Credit: MAKERS Conference 2019     Duration: 13:31Published

Natural Disasters Cost US Nearly $100 Billion in 2018 [Video]Natural Disasters Cost US Nearly $100 Billion in 2018

Fourteen U.S. natural disasters caused at least $1 billion each in damages in 2018.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Meet the Female Firefighters Blazing Trails for Women | The 2019 MAKERS Conference [Video]Meet the Female Firefighters Blazing Trails for Women | The 2019 MAKERS Conference

They beat the heat, saved lives, extinguished fires (and sexism) during the most destructive wildfires in California’s history. Meet the female firefighters blazing trails for women emergency..

Credit: MAKERS Conference 2019     Duration: 00:55Published

PG&E Approved for $1.5 Billion Loan [Video]PG&E Approved for $1.5 Billion Loan

An attorney for the company says that the utility wants to establish a trust fund for fire victims.

Credit: KHSLPublished

Federal Judge Slams PG&E For Role In Destructive Wildfires [Video]Federal Judge Slams PG&E For Role In Destructive Wildfires

Emily Turner reports on harsh words judge had for PG&E during court hearing a day after utility filed for bankruptcy (1-30-2019)

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 03:45Published

PG&E Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Vows To Keep The Lights On [Video]PG&E Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Vows To Keep The Lights On

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, utility owner PG&E Corp filed for bankruptcy protection in anticipation of liabilities from California wildfires, including a catastrophic blaze that..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:58Published

Bankruptcy Judge May Throw Out Current Chapter 11 Filing [Video]Bankruptcy Judge May Throw Out Current Chapter 11 Filing

Melissa Caen reports that current PG&E bankruptcy declaration is far different from 2001 filing (1-29-2019)

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 03:15Published

PG&E files for bankruptcy [Video]PG&E files for bankruptcy

Power provider PG&E filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, succumbing to liabilities stemming from wildfires in Northern California. Roselle Chen reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

PG&E Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Estimates $50B In Liability [Video]PG&E Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Estimates $50B In Liability

Kiet Do reports on San Francisco-based utility Pacific Gas & Electric Company officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (1/29/19)

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 02:42Published

PG&E Vows To Keep The Lights On [Video]PG&E Vows To Keep The Lights On

(Reuters) - Utility owner PG&E Corp filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday in anticipation of liabilities from California wildfires, including a catastrophic 2018 blaze that killed 86 people. PG&E,..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:49Published

California's Largest Utility Company Files for Bankruptcy [Video]California's Largest Utility Company Files for Bankruptcy

Pacific Gas & Electric faces possible liabilities regarding a number of major wildfires, including last year's Camp Fire.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

PG&E files for bankruptcy after damaging wildfires [Video]PG&E files for bankruptcy after damaging wildfires

Power provider PG&E Corp filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, succumbing to liabilities stemming from wildfires in Northern California in 2017 and 2018. Havovi Cooper..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Insurance Claims From Deadly California Wildfires Top $11.4B [Video]Insurance Claims From Deadly California Wildfires Top $11.4B

Insurance claims from California’s deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion.

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 00:31Published

PG&E Criticizes Judge's Wildfire Safety Plan as Unrealistic [Video]PG&E Criticizes Judge's Wildfire Safety Plan as Unrealistic

Judge William Alsup proposed the plan earlier this month in order to stop PG&E's equipment from causing more wildfires in California.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Human Remains Found in Area of Malibu That Burned During Woolsey Fire [Video]Human Remains Found in Area of Malibu That Burned During Woolsey Fire

Detectives are investigating charred skeletal remains that were discovered in Malibu, authorities said Tuesday.

Credit: KTLA     Duration: 01:33Published

Trump: Worsening CA fires 'should never happen' [Video]Trump: Worsening CA fires 'should never happen'

President Donald Trump said the government wouldn't continue to pay California over its worsening wildfires if the state didn't "get their act together."

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:12Published

House Passed Bill to End Shutdown, Provide Disaster Relief [Video]House Passed Bill to End Shutdown, Provide Disaster Relief

A bill approved in the House of Representatives would fund the government through Feb. 8, but it's not likely to get a vote in the Senate.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Chef José Andrés Will Serve Free Meals Daily To Furloughed Federal Workers In Washington [Video]Chef José Andrés Will Serve Free Meals Daily To Furloughed Federal Workers In Washington

In the past few years renowned chef José Andrés and his nonprofit have served millions of free meals to needy Americans after such natural disasters as Hurricane Maria and the California wildfires...

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:49Published

PG&E set to file for bankruptcy [Video]PG&E set to file for bankruptcy

Pacific Gas & Electric plans to file for bankruptcy as they face numerous claims stemming from a series of Northern California wildfires.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:47Published

Jim Cramer Breaks Down the Unfolding Drama Over at PG&E [Video]Jim Cramer Breaks Down the Unfolding Drama Over at PG&E

TheStreet's Joseph Woelfel and Anne Stanley have been following the utility company as the drama has unfolded. In a statement, the California utility company said it intends to file petitions to..

Credit: The Street     Duration: 00:37Published

Jim Cramer's Reaction to Citigroup's Earnings, PG&E and Why China Matters [Video]Jim Cramer's Reaction to Citigroup's Earnings, PG&E and Why China Matters

Time to kick off the week. Here's what's on Jim Cramer's mind on Monday, Jan. 14. Citibank's Earnings TheStreet's Bradley Keoun broke down Citigroup's earnings. Net income was $4.3 billion, the New..

Credit: The Street     Duration: 10:23Published

 

Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is promising to spend more than $2 billion this year to improve wildfire prevention after its equipment was blamed for causing more than 1,500..
Seattle Times - Published

California wildfires, hurricanes make 2018 fourth-costliest disaster year

California’s deadly wildfires joined hurricanes as the nation’s costliest natural disasters in 2018, contributing to a total $91 billion in losses from major catastrophes last year and underscoring..
SFGate - Published

Super Bowl LIII: Experience of dealing with California wildfires helped bring Rams together

ATLANTA -- The Rams are one step away from winning the Super Bowl because they're a superior football team that has put together a remarkable season on the field.
Newsday - Published

Utility bankruptcy could cost wildfire victims

Faced with many lawsuits over California wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. filed for bankruptcy in a move that could mean higher customer bills and smaller payouts to fire victims. (Jan...
USATODAY.com - Published

Climate change just claimed its first bankruptcy — PG&E succumbs to fallout from the world’s most expensive natural disaster (PCG)

climate change just claimed its first bankruptcy — pg&e succumbs to fallout from the world’s most expensive natural disaster (pcg)
** · *The spectacular collapse of PG&E, which filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, just become the biggest corporate victim of a rapidly changing climate. * · *Reinsurance firm Munich Re..
Business Insider - Published

PG&E Corp. files for bankruptcy following wildfire claims

Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest U.S. utility, filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and aims to reorganize its debts while its threatened with billions in potential liabilities after recent..
FOXNews.com - Published

Largest utility in US files for bankruptcy as it faces billions in potential damages from California wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Largest utility in US files for bankruptcy as it faces billions in potential damages from California wildfires .
Seattle Times - Published

Insurance claims from deadly 2018 California wildfires top $11.4B

More than $8 billion of the November 2018 losses stem from the fire that leveled the town of Paradise, killing 86 people and destroying roughly 15,000 homes. The other $3 billion in losses are from two..
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •ReutersNewsmaxSeattle Times

As PG&E Preps for Bankruptcy, Professionals Eye Fee Bonanza

PG&E’s planned bankruptcy to deal with liabilities from California wildfires will be long and costly—and it may bring little relief from legal troubles stemming from its safety record.
Wall Street Journal - Published

Bullseye Event Group Announces Lineup for 2019 Players Tailgate at Super Bowl 53

With a combined 37 Pro Bowl selections, 16 All-Pro nods, six Super Bowl championships, eight former first-round draft picks and four 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year nominees, the official lineup for..
PRWeb - Published

PG&E stock soars on probe clearing utility of blame for a big 2017 wildfire

San Francisco-based PG&E Corp. shares were up almost 80 percent Thursday after a Cal Fire investigation cleared the company of blame for one of the largest 2017 California wildfires. The news sent PG&E..
bizjournals - Published

PG&E expects capital spending of $6.6 billion in 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it expects capital spending of $6.6 billion this year and about $6.9 billion in 2020. PG&E made the disclosure in a filing with regulators on Wednesday. That comes after..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Judge Blames California Wildfires On Negligence Not Climate Change

‘We are committed to complying with all rules and regulations’
Daily Caller - Published

PG&E: The First Climate-Change Bankruptcy, Probably Not the Last

The fast fall of PG&E after California’s wildfires is a jolt for companies considering the uncertain risks of a warming planet.
Wall Street Journal - Published

How Should Shareholders Handle PG&E's Bankruptcy Filing?

The liability related to its share of responsibility for the California wildfires has the electric utility in high-risk limbo.
Motley Fool - Published

Possible $30B tab for California wildfires spurs utility company to elevate GC, prepare for bankruptcy filing

The Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced plans to file for bankruptcy protection Monday as it informed the Securities and Exchange Commission that its possible…
ABA Journal - Published

Oxbridge Re Estimates Losses from Hurricane Michael and California Wildfires and Announce 2018 Fourth Quarter Results on March 19, 2019

oxbridge re estimates losses from hurricane michael and california wildfires and announce 2018 fourth quarter results on march 19, 2019
*GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / January 16, 2019 / *Oxbridge Re (NASDAQ: OXBR) announced that it expects its fourth quarter 2018 results to include $3.1 million in losses from Hurricane..
Accesswire - Published

PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of California wildfires who..
Seattle Times - Published

PG&E faces bankruptcy over California wildfires

PG&E, the nation's largest utility, plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages over the catastrophic wildfires in California that killed scores..
USATODAY.com - Published

PG&E ex-CEO receives $2.5 million in severance as company announces plans for bankruptcy

The ex-PG&E CEO resigned Sunday ahead of the utility's impending bankruptcy due to potential liability for its role in recent California wildfires.
USATODAY.com - Published

Fear of mudslides from California storms

Evacuations are being ordered in many areas of California that were recently burned by wildfires. Winter storms are heading to the state and there is concern that they could trigger deadly mudslides...
USATODAY.com - Published

PG&E Prepares for Bankruptcy Amid Wildfire Fallout

PG&E plans to file for bankruptcy protection by the end of the month as the utility faces more than $30 billion in potential liability costs related to its role in sparking deadly California wildfires.
Wall Street Journal - Published

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