Golden Gate Xpress

Blackouts continue as state burns

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 29, 2019

PG&E briefs and updates Expect Bay Area power outages for the next decade, according to Utility PG&E chief executive Bill Johnson during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting earlier this month. According to t...

Plea to end PG&E

Frank Sumrall

October 29, 2019

“These past few nights I’ve been unable to sleep and I know many of my fellow Sonoma County natives feel the same,” said Alina Robello, a Santa Rosa resident. “Tonight is the same. I cannot sleep.” Whether PG&E is responsib...

Kincade fire blazes on

MJ Johnson

October 29, 2019

Fire engulfs a farm next to Chalk Hill Road near Windsor, Calif on Oct 27. (Will Wendelman / Golden Gate Xpress) The blaze of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which started Wednesday night, grew to a whopping 66,231 acres and led to mass evacuations of the surrounding area...

Kincade Fire worsens, some refuse to leave

Wilson Gomez

October 29, 2019

Firefighters from Palo Alto Engine Co. 65 fight to save a farm on Chalk Hill Road, near Windsor Calif. Oct 27. (Photo by William Wendelman / Golden Gate Xpress) As wind speeds in Northern California intensified Sunday, firefighters across the state made an effort to save the ci...

Nor Cal blackouts leave residents in the dark

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 15, 2019

San Francisco’s investor-owned utility imposed preemptive power outages on 738,000 premises in Northern California last week to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires amid forecasts of strong winds and dry weather. ...

California’s Fire Season sparks people to question the use of N95 Respirators

Karamel NunezMartinez

October 4, 2019

During last year's big wildfire, I received a lot of scrutiny from friends and relatives since I have asthma. Having a difficult time breathing on a regular day, people were worried to see that I wasn’t wearing a mask or so...

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