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PG&E Equipment Caused North Bay Wildfires

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has finished their investigations into the cause of the  North Bay Wildfires that occurred in October 2017.  They have concluded that 12 fires were caused by electrical and distribution lines owned by PG&E, as well as power pole failures. The October fires combined to burn… Read More

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Napa County Joins Growing List of Counties Suing PG&E

Napa County Board of Supervisors voted in a closed session on December 19, 2017 to file suit and start litigation against an unnamed party.  The County has now identified Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) as the defendant to be named in its suit. Napa County joins Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino counties in announcing a lawsuit against PG&E for its… Read More

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Fire Investigators: PG&E Equipment Started Two Fires in Santa Rosa

The first public reports from Santa Rosa city fire investigators have been released and the evidence points to PG&E equipment.  The two fires in question began on October 8th and October 9th, 2017. The fires destroyed several buildings including multiple homes, and the Santa Rosa Fire Department determined the cause was arcing PG&E power lines setting… Read More

November 30 Deadline: Apply for United Way Wildfire relief grants

Sonoma County Wildfire Relief Fund Through the generous contributions of individuals and organizations, United Way of the Wine Country (UWWC) has built an emergency relief fund for those in Sonoma County affected by the Northern California wildfires. You may be eligible for a cash grant if you: Lost your home Lost your car Lost your… Read More