Fearful of being the next Paradise, Grass Valley confronts its fire vulnerability
As another fire season looms, here in the small city of Grass Valley, as in much of Gold Country where historic mining towns nestle up to sprawling, wooded mountains, things are different this year. What used to be a leisurely wind down to summer, marked by high school graduations and the excitement of vacation, has become a rush to action.
- Sacramento Bee: Newsom’s wildfire plan for PG&E, other utilities, needs two-thirds vote in Legislature
- San Francisco Chronicle: California lawmakers move to implement Newsom’s utility wildfire plan
- The Press Democrat: PG&E widens scope of power shut-offs to prevent wildfires
- Sacramento Bee: A quarter of Californians believe climate change is behind the state’s worsening wildfires