California

CHICO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor to join Trump on visit

CHICO, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 3:25 p.m. California’s outgoing and incoming governors say they’ll join President Donald Trump when he visits wildfire devastation in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom said Friday that they welcome the president’s visit and that “now is a time to pull … Continue reading CHICO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor to join Trump on visit

WASHINGTON | Pelosi sees vocal opposition to her return as House speaker

WASHINGTON  — If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel. Pelosi appears be … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi sees vocal opposition to her return as House speaker

MAGALIA, Calif. | The Latest: Poor air quality shutting San Francisco schools

MAGALIA, Calif. — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 4 p.m. Most schools in San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland and Folsom will be closed Friday as a deadly wildfire in Northern California send smoke into the Bay Area. School districts announced the closures Thursday as the region experienced some of the worst air … Continue reading MAGALIA, Calif. | The Latest: Poor air quality shutting San Francisco schools

LOS ANGELES | Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

LOS ANGELES— The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving $300,000 to help the victims of California’s deadly wildfires. The organization best known for creating and organizing the Golden Globe Awards on Thursday announced the donation to four organizations that also include money for victims and families of last week’s mass shooting in Southern California. The … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

California News: Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Investigating & Preparing to Prosecute Claims Against PG&E as Cause of Deadly Camp Fire in Butte County

LOS ANGELES, CA – Panish Shea & Boyle LLP has begun the process of investigating and prosecuting claims against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) that has led to the deaths of at least 48 people, more than 100 people missing, and destroyed over 7,800 homes and structures as a result of the Camp Fire.  To … Continue reading California News: Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Investigating & Preparing to Prosecute Claims Against PG&E as Cause of Deadly Camp Fire in Butte County

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Selects Joshua Groban for California Supreme Court

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Joshua Groban as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Joshua Groban, 45, of Los Angeles, has served as a senior advisor to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. since 2011. “Josh Groban has vast knowledge of the law and sound and … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Selects Joshua Groban for California Supreme Court

PARADISE, Calif. | Guard troops search for more dead in aftermath of wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. — With scores of people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by the flames. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined Gov. Jerry Brown on a visit to the leveled … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | Guard troops search for more dead in aftermath of wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO | California’s PG&E rocked as wildfire liability concerns rise

SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E’s stock lost more than 20 percent of its value Wednesday after the utility said it does not have nearly enough insurance coverage if it is found liable for a Northern California wildfire that has left at least 48 people dead and destroyed about 7,700 homes. San Francisco based Pacific Gas & … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California’s PG&E rocked as wildfire liability concerns rise