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As California faces the struggles and devastation from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a press briefing Wednesday the state is also looking ahead and preparing for wildfire season amid a year marked by low rainfall. Newsom talked about steps the state is taking to reduce wildfire risk and introduced a new Wildfire Safety Division that will oversee the state’s investor-owned utilities such as PG&E that’s still in bankruptcy.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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