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December 7, 2019: The agreement could help tens of thousands of residents rebuild while helping to resolve the utility’s bankruptcy.
December 7, 2019: Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached an agreement to resolve individual claims relating to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and the 2015 butte fire.
December 7, 2019: Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a 3.5 billion agreement to resolve individual claims relating to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and the 2015 butte fire.
December 7, 2019: Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a 3.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence.
December 7, 2019: California's bankrupt power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a 3.5 billion settlement with victims of some of most devastating wildfires in the state's modern history.
December 7, 2019: Utility giant PG&E reaches a settlement over several fires tied to the firm's equipment.
December 7, 2019: California utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay 3.5 billion to individuals affected by several recent fires in the state, the company announced Friday night.
December 7, 2019: It's been a decade since Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz formed their folk duo Mandolin Orange in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Since then, they've toured the world and appeared at the nation's top festival stages, including Newport Folk and South by Southwest. Earlier this year they released their latest collection, ...
December 7, 2019: The money will help thousands of victims of wildfires blamed on the company's shoddy equipment.
December 7, 2019: Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a 3.5-billion US settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence.
December 6, 2019: California on Thursday ordered a one-year halt on insurance companies dropping customers in wildfire-prone areas at a time when state insurers are trying to limit spiraling costs from climate change.
December 5, 2019: PG&E is near closing on a 3.5 billion payout to victims affected by California wildfires caused by its power lines, according to a Bloomberg report. 
December 3, 2019: Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp did not properly inspect and replace transmission lines before a faulty wire sparked a wildfire that killed more than 80 people in 2018, a probe by a state regulator has concluded.
November 29, 2019: A year ago, the small town of Paradise, California, was devastated by the deadly Camp Fire, but now the community has a new reason to cheer. CBS News correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti joined CBSN
November 27, 2019: Firefighters are hoping rainy weather will douse a wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in the coastal foothills north of Los Angeles
November 27, 2019: Over half an inch of rain is soaking Santa Barbara Wednesday morning, where residents are threatened by a wildfire dubbed the Cave Fire.
November 26, 2019: The Camp Fire claimed 86 lives and destroyed most of Paradise, California
November 26, 2019: Fire ripped through brush and woodland on hills above Santa Barbara, California, early on Tuesday, causing authorities to order more than 2,000 residents of a nearby canyon to flee their homes, according to officials and local media.
November 26, 2019: A California wildfire has burned 4,100 acres with 0% containment as of Tuesday morning, according to Santa Barbara County fire officials. The Cave Fire started in the Santa Ynez Mountains on Monday and, stoked by winds, eventually moved towards populated parts of Santa Barbara County, CNN reports.  #CaveFire- U...
November 26, 2019: Ellenborough Lewis was severely burned in an Australian brushfire. His story is anything but unique.
November 26, 2019: Wind-driven flames raced down wooded hillsides toward Santa Barbara, California on Tuesday, sending around 5,500 residents fleeing as firefighters battled to save homes before expected relief from rain.
November 23, 2019: Letters to the editor for the Nov. 25, 2019 weekly magazine. Readers discuss international media coverage and hearing from wildfire refugees.
November 22, 2019: As the Tick Fire raged, people at the Gentle Barn frantically rushed to save the animals -- and their own lives.
November 20, 2019: Move follows several such mass blackouts last month by embattled PG&E during long stretch of extremely dry, hot weather conducive to wildfires
November 20, 2019: As wildfires continue to rage across parts of Australia, people are stepping up to help the smallest of victims from the flames.