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Gavin Newsom, Fiona Ma, and Jeanne Radsick (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, and Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Wildfires rouse support for Prop 19 property tax break

Wildfires raging across California have galvanized support for a November ballot measure that provides property tax breaks to owners...

Wildfires rouse support for Prop 19 property tax break
Firefighters monitoring California wildfire (Credit: Anda Chu/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images)

Wildfire insurance crisis looms for California homeowners

Homeowners in fire-prone areas of California may soon find there’s no one to insure their properties. Last year, the...

Wildfire insurance crisis looms for California homeowners
Firefighters work to protect homes surrounding residences engulfed in flames. CZU Lightning Complex fires. (Credit: Dylan Bouscher/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images)

Wave of wildfires has now claimed nearly 2,000 properties

Wildfires have so far killed seven people and destroyed nearly 2,000 structures across California, and could end up consuming...

Wave of wildfires has now claimed nearly 2,000 properties
California wildfire, August 20th 2020 (Credit: Anda Chu/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images)

Wildfires, still raging, have destroyed more than 1,000 homes and commercial buildings

The massive wildfires that have engulfed parts of Northern and Central California have destroyed more than 1,000 homes and...

Wildfires, still raging, have destroyed more than 1,000 homes and commercial buildings
Monica Rodriguez orchestrated the nixing of a residential project set for the Verdugo Hills Golf Course (Credit: Google Maps, Wikipedia)

The threat of fire doomed this Tujunga resi project. Now the developer will sue

A developer is set to sue the city of Los Angeles for rejecting a massive residential complex in the...

The threat of fire doomed this Tujunga resi project. Now the developer will sue
Real estate agents are burning up about rising home insurance costs

LA’s growing wildfire problem is spiking insurance rates, damaging the luxury market

Chris Hicks was showing a million dollar house near the 500 block of North Palisades Drive when a row...

LA’s growing wildfire problem is spiking insurance rates, damaging the luxury market
PG&E CEO William Johnson and a Camp Fire victim looking over his destroyed home (credit: U.S. Air Force)

Wildfire fallout: Thousands of property owners may miss chance for PG&E compensation

Tens of thousands of California property owners may miss a deadline to seek compensation for wildfire-related damage from troubled...

Wildfire fallout: Thousands of property owners may miss chance for PG&E compensation
Paradise Mayor Jody Jones, PG&E CEO William Johnson, and a home burned in Paradise in the Camp Fire

PG&E will pay up for damage from deadly and destructive Camp Fire

A month after a state investigation found it responsible for last year’s deadly Camp Fire, Pacific Gas & Electric...

PG&E will pay up for damage from deadly and destructive Camp Fire
California Governor Gavin Newsom and a home burned in Malibu following the Woolsey Fire

After devastating wildfires, could restrictions on homebuilding be in LA’s future?

The verdict is in: Three-quarters of California residents want the state to restrict residential development in wildfire-prone areas, after...

After devastating wildfires, could restrictions on homebuilding be in LA’s future?
PG&E CEO William Johnson

It’s official: PG&E is to blame for state’s deadliest wildfire

After months of investigating, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has determined that Pacific Gas & Electric...

It’s official: PG&E is to blame for state’s deadliest wildfire
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