• US judge weighs if PG&E violated probation with 2019 fire

    10 days ago - By Chron

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A federal judge is weighing whether Pacific Gas & Electric violated its criminal probation by sparking a wildfire north of San Francisco that destroyed more than 100 homes and injured six firefighters in October 2019.
    Prosecutors and attorneys for PG&E appeared at a hearing Tuesday before U.S. District Judge William Alsup, a month after the Sonoma County district attorney charged the company with five felony and 28 misdemeanor counts for a fire that destroyed 374 buildings and launched the largest evacuation in the county's history, with nearly 100,000 people forced to...
    Read more ...