California Could Go Dark This Summer to Prevent Wildfires

A plan by California’s biggest utility to cut power on high-wind days during the onrushing wildfire season could plunge millions of residents into darkness. And most people aren’t ready. The plan by PG&E Corp. comes after the bankrupt utility said a transmission line that snapped in windy weather probably started last year’s Camp Fire, the […]

Trump Never Ordered Halt to Federal Wildfire Relief Funds for California, FEMA Says

Despite President Trump’s assertions, he never ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pull disaster relief funding from California after the state’s deadliest wildfire season last year. Setting the record straight, FEMA officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News on Wednesday that such an order was never issued. However, Trump tweeted last month his administration had canceled […]