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Northern California Wildfires Destroy Thousands Of Businesses

In much of the area burning in Northern California, agriculture is the main industry. And in the Sonoma and Napa counties, wine is the big player.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 12th, 2017

Thousands of jobs depend on the wine industry"s uncertain recovery

As the Northern California wildfires continue, they pose risks to businesses that account for the majority of Napa County’s economic output and employ almost half its workers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2017

S.F. hospitality group loses restaurant, evacuates hotel amid Sonoma County blaze

Flynn Holdings is surveying the damage after one of its Sonoma County restaurants was destroyed and its Napa hotel forced to evacuate amid wildfires sweeping through thousands of acres in Northern California. Businesses have been gutted while res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2017

Marijuana businesses, excluded from finance, are forced to use cash

MANY marijuana growers in northern California, America’s biggest source of the stuff, had expected this autumn’s harvest to be the largest ever. After all, recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state in January. Instead, wildfires i.....»»

Category: topSource: economistDec 7th, 2017

Marijuana businesses, excluded from finance, are forced to use cash

MANY marijuana growers in northern California, America’s biggest source of the stuff, had expected this autumn’s harvest to be the largest ever. After all, recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state in January. Instead, wildfires i.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsDec 7th, 2017

Marijuana businesses, excluded from finance, face unusual risks

MANY marijuana growers in northern California, America’s biggest source of the stuff, had expected this autumn’s harvest to be the largest ever. After all, recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state in January. Instead, wildfires.....»»

Category: topSource: economistDec 7th, 2017

California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs or income......»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 19th, 2017

California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers Without Jobs, Income

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs......»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 19th, 2017

Keysight Technologies offers $10K to employees affected by California wildfires

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE:KEYS), a maker of electronic measurement instruments, is helping employees who were affected by the California wildfires that left dozens dead and thousands without homes in Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 17th, 2017

Northern California wildfires deal crippling blow to region"s economy

Just as thousands of firefighters were beginning to get a handle on the.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2017

Death toll reaches 40 as wildfires continue to ravage northern California

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — They fled in fear nearly a week ago. Now they're ready to go back. While wildfires are still burning powerfully in parts of Northern California, some of the tens of thousands of evacuees are getting.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2017

Massive NorCal wildfires threaten state"s $2 billion marijuana crop

The 17 major wildfires burning throughout Northern California have burned or are threatening to incinerate thousands of medical cannabis farms, a legal industry that produced $2 billion in sales last year. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Wildfires are endangering parts of California"s $2B weed industry

More than a dozen wildfires are raging across Northern California, collectively burning through over 100,000 acres and destroying 1,500 homes, businesses, and other structures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2017

Wildfires are endangering parts of California"s $2B weed industry

More than a dozen wildfires are raging across Northern California, collectively burning through over 100,000 acres and destroying 1,500 homes, businesses, and other structures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2017

Wildfires are endangering parts of California"s $2 billion weed industry

Rich Pedroncelli/APMore than a dozen wildfires are raging across Northern California, collectively burning through over 100,000 acres and destroy.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

Wildfires in Northern California kill atleast 10, destroy 1,500 buildings

The fires began at about 10 pm Sunday and were fanned by wind gusts of more than 50 miles an hour.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 10th, 2017

Fires Ravage California Wine Country, Killing 10

More than a dozen wildfires in Northern California destroyed at least 2,000 houses and businesses, killed at least 10 people and turned parts of the state’s wine country into an inferno......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 10th, 2017

Natural disasters can be visualized and responses planned, before losses occur

2017 was a costly year for insurers. From hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, to the numerous wildfires in California, the seemingly never-ending barrage of natural disasters took an unprecedented toll on families and businesses. The events above r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2018

All Wine Country wildfire lawsuits against PG&E will be heard in San Francisco, judge rules

All of the close to 100 lawsuits filed against PG&E for allegedly sparking a spate of wildfires that scorched Northern California throughout October should initially be heard in San Francisco Superior Court, a judge ruled this week. Judge Curtis Ka.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

PG&E suspends dividends amid possible wild fire liability

The utility may have liabilities tied to Northern California's devastating wildfires......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 21st, 2017

PG&E shares drop on dividend suspension after wildfires

PG&E Corp. shares dropped in the extended session Wednesday after the power company suspended its dividend amid potential liabilities for October's Northern California wildfires. PG&E shares fell 10% to $46.04 after hou.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2017