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The Wall Street Journal: Fast-moving Northern California wildfire prompts more than 25,000 evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire quickly grew to 18,000 acres in a rural Northern California county, prompting thousands of evacuations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Complete devastation’ as California fire death toll rises to 44, hundreds missing

Forty-two people have died in the 117,000-acre Camp Fire raging in Northern California’s Butte County and hundreds are missing, the sheriff said Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Death toll at least 11 as wildfires force evacuations in Northern and Southern California

Wildfires raged into the weekend on both ends of California, with at least nine people killed in the north and authorities ordering evacuations in the south, including the area still reeling from a mass shooting at a country-music bar earlier in the week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: At least 5 dead as wildfires force evacuations in Northern and Southern California

Wildfires raged Friday on both ends of California, with at least five people killed in the north and authorities ordering evacuations in the south, including the area still reeling from a mass shooting at a country-music bar earlier in the week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Wildfires threaten nearly 20,000 homes in California

New wildfires and more evacuations hit California, with nearly 20,000 homes under threat and 44,000 residents forced to evacuate mostly in the hardest-hit northern part of the Golden State......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: PG&E shares soar 75% after utility found not responsible for devastating 2017 wildfire

PG&E Corp. shares surged Thursday after California fire investigators said the deadliest in a series of 2017 state wildfires wasn’t caused by the utility......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Top PG&E Power executive to leave amid California wildfire crisis

A top executive overseeing the utility’s electric division is leaving the company amid rising concerns about its financial health and safety practices following the recent California wildfires......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration calls for more logging to reduce wildfire danger

The White House on Tuesday called on Congress to provide expanded authority to thin out the West’s tinder dry forests, in an attempt to help prevent the kind of cataclysmic wildfires that have ravaged California over the past two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: PG&E says equipment malfunctioned right before deadliest California wildfire started

Electrical power equipment owned by California’s largest utility company appeared to have malfunctioned in an area where the state’s deadliest wildfire started last week, according to a PG&E Corp. securities filing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Death toll from California wildfires at least 31, as northern blaze’s toll matches deadliest in state history

Firefighters are battling two deadly California wildfires that have claimed at least 31 lives, left more than 200 people missing and a quarter million under evacuation, while unhealthy smoke levels have prompted warnings to stay indoors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

Red Flag Warning in Northern California, 1,000’s Flee Wildfire

Red Flag Warning in Northern California, 1,000’s Flee Wildfire Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Wind-driven wildfires continue their deadly march across California

Wildfires spread across California on Sunday, forcing officials to extend the closure of the famed Yosemite Valley by another week and maintain evacuations for thousands of people further north around Redding where the death toll climbed to at least six......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Deadly wildfires continue to spread around California

Wildfires spread across California on Sunday, forcing officials to extend the closure of the famed Yosemite Valley by another week and maintain evacuations for thousands of people further north around Redding where the death toll climbed to at least six......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Wildfire closes heart of Yosemite National Park for first time in decades

Authorities have closed the heart of Yosemite National Park, one of the nation’s most popular parks, as a fast-burning wildfire closes in during peak tourist season......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2018

Fast-moving California wildfire threatens 600 buildings, thousands evacuated

David McNew/Getty Images A fast-moving wildfire driven by hot, dry and windy conditions threatened more than 600 homes and other buildings in Northern California early on Tuesday after forcing some 3,000 residents to evacuate. The Pawnee Fire, whi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Voters recall ‘lenient’ judge in Brock Turner campus assault case

A Northern California judge who became a flashpoint in the discussion over sexual assault on college campuses will be removed from the bench following a rare recall election Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: GE to sell its biotech business for $21 billion to Danaher

General Electric Co. agreed to sell its biotechnology business to Danaher Corp. for $21 billion in cash, moving to pay down debt by parting with one of its fastest growing businesses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration to cancel nearly $1 billion in funding for California high-speed rail

The Trump administration said Tuesday it would cancel almost $1 billion in funding for the California high-speed rail network, casting doubt on whether the state will be able to complete even the first phase of the troubled project......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: California leads 16 U.S. states in lawsuit against Trump’s wall-emergency declaration

The suit claims that the president’s move undermined Congress by redirecting federal money—some of which was intended for states—toward the wall......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: PG&E to file for bankruptcy due to California wildfires

Utility faces more than $30 billion in potential liability costs related to its role in sparking deadly California wildfires......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump threatens to ‘devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds’

President Donald Trump vowed on Sunday to devastate Turkey’s economy if it targets Kurdish populations in northern Syria as the U.S. withdraws its forces, and called for a 20-mile safe zone between the Turkish border and U.S.-allied fighters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019