The Hillwood Herald is the news blog of Hillwood Academic Day School. Written and published by the school’s upper grades (fifth through eighth), this blog tracks student, staff, and family happenings at the school.
Friday, October 20, 2017
What failed-and why?
A deadly disaster on the scale of the Wine Country wildfires needs a probing examination. How it started is unclear, though wind snapped power lines are a prime suspect. Lives were lost, homes burned and businesses destroyed. It'll be up to the state Public Utilities Commission to take matters farther. PG&E has paid hefty fines in the past for cutting back on maintenance that led to blazes.