Climate change leaves minorities at risk due to lack of home insurance October 1, 2023 — by Sanjoli Gupta As most of us remember, wildfires ravaged California in 2020. The skies around the Bay Area turned red from the smoke, and as homeowners and communities scrambled to recover, even more devastating news occurred. Large insurers started dropping insurance coverage for homes in high-risk zones that were likely to be impacted by climate disasters such […] read more » Although climate change exacerbated Maui fires, faulty power lines are prime offenders September 29, 2023 — by Nicole Lee On Aug. 8, a series of fires rapidly spread through much of the community of Lahaina, Maui, killing more than 100 people, destroying over 2,000 structures — around 1,500 of which were homes — and forcing thousands to evacuate. Much of the coverage following the fire focused on its effects: the residents at risk and how […] read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.