Buffy Wicks was an early employee of Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign. | Composite photo: Pete Souza/Buffy Wicks' Twitter

In summary

Gov. Jerry Brown warned that the high cost of liability for wildfires could be the end of private utilities such as Pacific Gas & Electric.

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