California Fires News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

Nearly 100,000 Californians lose power supply due to high fire risk - Reuters

A high risk of fires due to weather conditions in California prompted Sempra Energy's San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Edison International's Southern California Edison to shut off power supply to close to 100,000 customers on Thursday.

california fires - Reuters
4:49am PST - December 3rd, 2020

Severe wildfires burning 8 times more area in western U.S.

An exponential increase in high-severity fires threatens a forest's ability to return to its normal state.

california fires - CBS News
1:02pm PST - December 2nd, 2020

The most popular wildlife photos of the year include a moose stare-down, a shark smorgasbord, and a lynx playdate

Summary List PlacementOn the side of the road in Grand Teton National Park, a bull moose and a dog engaged in a stare-down. Photographer Guillermo Esteves had been hoping simply to snap a picture of the moose, but couldn't resist capturing this tense moment o…

california fires - Business Insider
8:50am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Fossil fuel production far exceeds climate targets, U.N. says - Reuters India

The world’s governments plan to produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas in 2030 than would be consistent with curbing global warming, the United Nations and research groups said on Wednesday in the latest warning over climate change.

california fires - Reuters
6:32am PST - December 2nd, 2020

U.S. lands lost in severe wildfires rising over decades - Reuters

The yearly land area burned by severe wildfires in the western United States has grown eight times larger in less than four decades, researchers said on Monday, warning that higher temperatures and drier conditions are threatening irreparable forest loss.

california fires - Reuters
3:33pm PST - November 30th, 2020

Plan released to reduce massive wildfires in US West

U.S. officials have released a plan for removing or changing vegetation over a huge swath of the U.S. West to stop devastating wildfires on land used for cattle ranching, recreation and habitat for imperiled sage grouse

california fires - ABC News
3:18pm PST - November 27th, 2020

Heavy rain in the Northeast, critical fire danger in the Southwest

The holiday storm that has been tracking across the country brought some severe weather and heavy rain to parts of the Midwest and the south on Wednesday.

california fires - ABC News
5:39am PST - November 26th, 2020

Daughter stunned when firefighter dad comes home

Joshua Padròn was called to the frontlines of the Complex Fires in California. When he came home 40 days later, his daughter couldn't help but run straight into his arms.

california fires - USA Today
10:37am PST - November 24th, 2020

Factbox: Janet Yellen's road to U.S. Treasury Secretary - Reuters Africa

Janet Yellen, 74, is President-elect Joe Biden's pick to be Treasury Secretary, according to two Democratic allies.

california fires - Reuters
1:21pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

French Laundry snafu reignites longshot Newsom recall drive

In a collision of unfortunate events for Newsom, conservative activists last week won a 120-day court extension to continue gathering recall signatures.

california fires - Politico
5:00am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Peloton customers are furious over excessive order delays, and experts say lengthy wait times and poor customer service can hinder holiday sales and inflict lasting damage on the company's reputation

Summary List Placement When Lauren Peri woke up on Tuesday, she began her morning routine, which since early October has involved religiously tracking her order of the new Peloton Bike Plus.  Though the bike was originally slated to arrive the Wednesday befo…

california fires - Business Insider
12:50pm PST - November 19th, 2020

Angry at sluggish climate action, young negotiators 'scream' for change - Reuters India

Young activists said on Thursday they did not understand why political leaders have failed to grasp the severity of the climate crisis and respond to it with the same urgency as the coronvirus pandemic, opening two weeks of online discussions.

california fires - Reuters
12:35pm PST - November 19th, 2020

What I Learned from What Paradise Lost

California is on fire. More than 4.1 million acres in the state have burned this year, double the previous record. Stats like these can be numbing. But for hundreds of thousands of Californians, they’re very real. They’ve watched fires sprint down hillsides a…

california fires - Time
7:20am PST - November 19th, 2020

1 dead after wildfires erupt in California, Nevada

The Mountain View Fire has burned 20,000 acres and it is 20% contained.

california fires - ABC News
6:49am PST - November 19th, 2020

Sleep and CBN: What we really know about the buzzy cannabis compound

The information contained in this article is not a substitute for, or alternative to information from a healthcare practitioner. Please consult a healthcare professional before using any product and check your local laws before making any purchasing decisions…

california fires - Mashable
3:00pm PST - November 18th, 2020

Trump fires top cybersecurity official Chris Krebs

President Trump said he's firing a top cybersecurity official whose agency declared the election was the most secure in history.

california fires - CBS News
4:57am PST - November 18th, 2020

Trump fires DHS cybersecurity chief who led election defense

The firing of Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, deprives the government of one of its most respected officials at a time when cyber threats still loom.

california fires - Politico
4:27pm PST - November 17th, 2020

These Stanford students are racing to get laptops to kids around the U.S. who most need them

The digital divide is not a new phenomenon. Still, it largely took Americans by surprise when, as the U.S. began to shut down to slow the spread of Covid-19 in March, schools grappled with how to move forward with online classes. It wasn’t just a matter of al…

california fires - TechCrunch
12:20am PST - November 14th, 2020

SpaceX-NASA launch: What to know ahead of Saturday's Crew Dragon astronaut mission

Four astronauts are slated to ride into orbit aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule this weekend, kicking off what NASA hopes will be years of SpaceX conducting routine trips to keep the International Space Station fully staffed.

california fires - CNN
4:46am PST - November 13th, 2020

The world's largest wetlands are on fire. That's a disaster for all of us

The world watched as California and the Amazon went up in flames this year, but the largest tropical wetland on earth has been ablaze for months, largely unnoticed by the outside world.

california fires - CNN
2:07am PST - November 13th, 2020

Breakingviews - Trump fires messy parting shot at Beijing - Reuters

Donald Trump is firing a parting shot at Beijing. To stop more money from flowing into the People’s Republic, the lame-duck U.S. president signed an executive order to block U.S. investment in Chinese companies deemed to be military-backed. The decision creat…

california fires - Reuters
9:39pm PST - November 12th, 2020

Insurance losses from U.S. West Coast wildfires to top $8 billion: Aon - Reuters

Insurance and reinsurance industry losses from wildfires across U.S. states, including California, Oregon and Colorado, were estimated to be more than $8 billion, according to a monthly report on global catastrophes by Aon Plc.

california fires - Reuters
10:37am PST - November 11th, 2020

Insurance losses from U.S. West Coast wildfires to top $8 billion: Aon - Reuters UK

Insurance and reinsurance industry losses from wildfires across U.S. states, including California, Oregon and Colorado, were estimated to be more than $8 billion, according to a monthly report on global catastrophes by Aon Plc .

california fires - Reuters
10:33am PST - November 11th, 2020

U.S. judge warns PG&E for removing potential evidence from California fire site - Reuters

A federal judge warned PG&E Corp on Friday for removing potential evidence using a helicopter from the site of the Zogg fire in northern California, which left four people dead in September, and asked it not to be destroyed.

california fires - Reuters
11:22pm PST - November 6th, 2020

United States approves $600m sale of armed drones to Taiwan

The drones are the latest pieces of advanced military equipment to be sold to Taiwan in sales that have angered China.

california fires - Al Jazeera English
5:14pm PST - November 3rd, 2020

Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/TWmPJZ0ve1 via @bbgvisualdata

Sherry Gary (@sherongary)
5:55am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @GettyVIP: Costumes worn by BTS in music video "Dynamite” are displayed at MusiCares Charity Relief Auction Press Preview at Julien's Au…

somimae (@Suga_Fires)
5:33am PST - January 27th, 2021

Atmospheric River to Bring Threat of Flooding, Feet of Sierra Snow to California https://t.co/4emA1sikDb First, Californians complain about not enough precipitation to control the wild fires, now they complain about too much. Why don't they just pack up and leave?

Jack rich (@Jackric26036027)
4:12am PST - January 27th, 2021
I just hope the rain in Southern California is helpful in putting out those forest fires! https://t.co/QENeVttwTh

I just hope the rain in Southern California is helpful in putting out those forest fires! https://t.co/QENeVttwTh

Patrick W. Herron 34/White/ Male/ Hetero (@PatrickWHerron1)
4:00am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @tveitdal: Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/1b761n2MDe via @bbgvisualdata

John Sears (@JohnSears2077)
1:59am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @ValaAfshar: Even the worst quality air, thick smoke and haze, due to the devastating fires in California, does not stop these amazingly…

Tithi (@Tithi55969784)
1:20am PST - January 27th, 2021

Remember a similar thing back during the california/oregon fires last summer, like bro I passed out from working outside in the smoke shut up https://t.co/AWPtNLegsG

ICantSayPing (@ICantSayPing)
1:09am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: As the climate crisis drives historic wildfires year after year, firefighters in California have risked so much to protect our comm…

Martin's Milly (@MartinsMilly2)
12:43am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: It’s unacceptable that the White House still hasn’t granted Governor @GavinNewsom’s urgent request for a major disaster declaration…

Martin's Milly (@MartinsMilly2)
12:43am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: It is not a coincidence that 5 of the 6 largest wildfires in California history happened within the last two months. This is climat…

Martin's Milly (@MartinsMilly2)
12:42am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: The wildfires have severely impacted air quality in California and across the West Coast. We can’t overlook how serious this is dur…

Martin's Milly (@MartinsMilly2)
12:34am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: As the climate crisis drives historic wildfires year after year, firefighters in California have risked so much to protect our comm…

Richard Mills (@Richard50429793)
12:05am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: It’s unacceptable that the White House still hasn’t granted Governor @GavinNewsom’s urgent request for a major disaster declaration…

Richard Mills (@Richard50429793)
12:05am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: It is not a coincidence that 5 of the 6 largest wildfires in California history happened within the last two months. This is climat…

Richard Mills (@Richard50429793)
12:04am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @VP: The wildfires have severely impacted air quality in California and across the West Coast. We can’t overlook how serious this is dur…

Richard Mills (@Richard50429793)
12:03am PST - January 27th, 2021

RT @techreview: California’s fires are getting bigger and harder to predict. This is a thread about what the complex math of fire modeling…

nuriaoliver (@nuriaoliver)
11:55pm PST - January 26th, 2021

how am i supposed to somewhat live a normal life (loljk) when california has fires one day and floods the next. r u ok california

Kiara Holland (@keekdagollum)
11:18pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @NicoleeOllie: Every time California opens back up a natural disaster follows. Last time it was the lightning storms and all the fires ,…

(@gabae__)
10:51pm PST - January 26th, 2021

Every time California opens back up a natural disaster follows. Last time it was the lightning storms and all the fires , now this. Sigh.

Nicole Mills (@NicoleeOllie)
10:44pm PST - January 26th, 2021

We held PG&E responsible for some of the wild fires in California and PG&E is really like, “oh you mean you like having your power ON?”

ellez (@elliebelliez)
10:28pm PST - January 26th, 2021

(AP News) California storm raises risk of debris flows in burn areas https://t.co/7a2Khow8ed #AccidentsAndDisasters #Blizzards #California #Education #EnvironmentAndNature #Evacuations #Fires

WatchOurCity.com (@WatchOurCity)
10:06pm PST - January 26th, 2021

Isn't it fascinating that none of the Democrats were concerned with the emissions from all the fires and cities burning last year that also affected climate change. Plus why isn't California being held responsible for all their fires that also affect climate change?

Ann Henion (@AnnHenion)
9:46pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @TransportTopics: .@NASEMTRB panel points to the need to prepare for emergency, citing #COVID19, California fires and other incidents of…

TRB (@NASEMTRB)
9:44pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @heatherblackmix: Ok California PG&E. A friend complained about the bill. You sent an email about rate hikes basically do to your negli…

Cdseghetti (@cdseghetti)
9:18pm PST - January 26th, 2021

Ok California PG&E. A friend complained about the bill. You sent an email about rate hikes basically do to your negligence in the fires. From about $220 to $6fing 59. Fuck you. You caused the fires and untold pain and now we pay. Hey government step in. This is ludicrous.

Heather Black (@heatherblackmix)
9:14pm PST - January 26th, 2021

Them: How do you live in California with the quakes and the fires? Me: I grew up in Ohio where nature tried to murder my ass every winter.

Steven 'Rychart Forever' Savage (@StevenSavage)
9:05pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @ValaAfshar: Even the worst quality air, thick smoke and haze, due to the devastating fires in California, does not stop these amazingly…

Kiran Chebolu (@kiranchebs)
9:05pm PST - January 26th, 2021

Come to California! We have -Heatwaves -Forest Fires -Earthquakes -Bonus: Flood Warnings!!!! :)

(@HexxiBojexxi)
9:01pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @tveitdal: Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/1b761n2MDe via @bbgvisualdata

joan johnson (@joanjoh01973455)
7:43am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @imemyyou96: @SexPosSocialist I was chocked by smoke from climate change fires raging for MONTHS in California, Oregon and Washington St…

Marxist Leninist American (@imemyyou96)
7:20am PST - January 25th, 2021

Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/QNeLtDuKQJ via @bbgvisualdata

InvestmentTaoist (@TouTzuSays)
6:15am PST - January 25th, 2021

Bill Lisa and sabrina celli start allot of fire in california they either start the fires or trade meth for the fires to be started.

feR (@jhopper23)
5:33am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @Ede_WBG: What are the expected impacts of La Nina? #Fires in California. #Floods in Vietnam. #Drought in Argentina. How to make this in…

Hassan AGOUZOUL (@Hassan_AGOUZOUL)
4:39am PST - January 25th, 2021

Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/D5eUCtSFBq via @bbgvisualdata

Bill Singer (@brokeandbroker)
4:27am PST - January 25th, 2021

Why winter, yes winter, fires are burning in California https://t.co/uEk1M5KVCE

Tech Mansion (@homeoftechs)
3:50am PST - January 25th, 2021

What are the expected impacts of La Nina? #Fires in California. #Floods in Vietnam. #Drought in Argentina. How to make this information available to all in actionable form to enhance their #resilience? https://t.co/ql5DDPVVI5 via @bbgvisualdata #AdaptationPays #AdaptationSummit

Ede Ijjasz-Vásquez (@Ede_WBG)
3:45am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @tveitdal: Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/1b761n2MDe via @bbgvisualdata

(@JJ_Angelus)
3:36am PST - January 25th, 2021

The brutal fires in oregon last year came from California meth.

feR (@jhopper23)
3:33am PST - January 25th, 2021

How California Fires Show How Nature Plays Catch-Up https://t.co/Kqolhjh1BQ

Jeremie Averous (@jeremieaverous)
2:45am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @tveitdal: Fires in California. Floods in Vietnam. Drought in Argentina. https://t.co/1b761n2MDe via @bbgvisualdata

Jaci (@jaci_wiley)
2:41am PST - January 25th, 2021