Pacific Gas & Electric plans to bury 10,000 miles of its power lines in an effort to prevent its electrical grid from sparking wildfires in California. The announcement comes days after the utility said its equipment may have ignited the Dixie Fire burning in Plumas and Butte counties.
Guest: Will Abrams, 2017 Tubbs Fire Survivor
Fire in Central Valley Deeply Impacts Community
While huge fires are burning across the state, in rural areas, even a small brush fire can be devastating. An unincorporated community in Tulare County is struggling to recover after a fire burned down a lifeline for the community earlier this month.
Reporter: Madi Bolaños, Valley Public Radio
Judge Rules in Recall Lawsuits
A popular conservative talk show host will appear as a candidate in California’s upcoming recall election. This was one of the legal rulings issued Wednesday regarding the race.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED
Newsom Takes Aim at Retail Theft
Videos of groups openly stealing from department stores and running out to waiting cars have gone viral online, and put pressure on law enforcement, despite overall decreasing crime rates. A new law signed by Governor Newsom hopes to help local police investigate these crimes.
Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED