camp fire 31California Senate passes proposal for $21 bllion wildfire liability fund.

Governor Newsom has said he wants the legislation passed by the end of the week. Ratings agencies have signaled they may downgrade the bond ratings of some California utilities if the state fails to act soon.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: Flames consume a car dealership as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California - Noah Berger / AP Photo / via Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

220px July 4 2019 Ridgecrest surface ruptureThe largest earthquake in more than two decades has Californians again grappling with the prospect of major damage from quakes. But a majority of homeowners lack earthquake insurance.

Story by Nick Miller.

Try the insurance calculator at EarthquakeAuthority.com

(Photo: Surface rupture associated with the 6.4 magnitude July 4 earthquake near Ridgecrest, CA - Ben Brooks and Todd Ericksen, United States Geological Survey - USGS.gov [Public Domain])

 

 

 

 

 

 

kids sleeping classPhysicians and health advocates want the state to broaden guidelines for adverse childhood experiences screenings.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo credit: Love Krittaya (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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