Foothill Communities Prepare For PG&E Power Outages Amid Cold TemperaturesIt would be the fifth time this year for many people. This time around, keeping warm when the power is off is a big concern.
PG&E Notifies 264,000 Customers In 22 Counties About Possible Power Shutoff WednesdayPG&E may implement another Public Safety Power Shutoff in 22 counties this Wednesday. The shutoff would affect approximately 264,000 customers.
Another Strong Wind Event May Lead To Mid-Week Shutoffs, PG&E SaysPG&E said they are monitoring a potentially strong wind event expected mid-week that may bring more shutoffs to customers in the Sierra Foothills, North Valley and North Bay.
PG&E CEO To Testify About Power Shutoffs In CaliforniaThe CEO of the nation’s largest utility is expected to face angry California lawmakers on Monday over the company’s decision to turn off power for millions of people to prevent its outdated equipment from starting wildfires.
Placerville Businesses Rebound After PG&E Power ShutoffsPlacerville had busy sidewalks Saturday as customers helped small businesses left powerless during the recent PG&E public safety shutdowns.
PG&E Customers Question Charges From Days They Were Without PowerMany people are getting their first round of PG&E bills since the October Public Safety Power Shutoffs, and they’re noticing charges they say shouldn’t be there.
PG&E Blames Migratory Birds For Power Shutoffs In Senior CommunityPower surges and shutoffs have wreaked havoc for thousands of senior citizens in Rio Vista.
Decommissioned PG&E Pipeline Damages Boats In DeltaPG&E is drowning in controversy over a long-buried gas line that floated to the surface near Mildred Island, damaging some boats.
Push To Flood The Foothills With Business After Multiple Power ShutoffsMany flocked to the foothills to help small businesses recoup their losses from the PG&E power shutoffs.
California Seeks Quick Fix To PG&E Bankruptcy CaseCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he wants to speed up the troubled Pacific Gas & Electric bankruptcy case so the company can be restructured in time for next year's wildfire season.
PG&E Asks Customers Frustrated By Power Shutoffs Not To Target Its EmployeesSome PG&E employees have received death threats in response to the shutoffs, PG&E CEO Bill Johnson said Wednesday.
Vulture Causes Blackout At Ione Elementary, Just After PG&E Restored Power From Public Safety ShutoffAn Amador County school just can't catch a break when it comes to power. Just moments after PG&E turned the lights back on at Ione Elementary, they lost it again.
PG&E Says Approx. 1,400 Customers Still In The Dark Following Oct. 29 PSPSPG&E announced Thursday evening that they have restored power to approximately 1,400 customers affected by the October 29 public safety power shutoffs.
Safety Tips For Operating Gas GeneratorsA portable generator is to blame for a recent fire that destroyed a Pollock Pines home during the Public Safety Power Shutoff. The gas generator was running in place of PG&E-supplied power.
Generator Blamed For Sparking House Fire During PG&E ShutoffFire Chief Lloyd Ogan says the PG&E power shutoffs are increasing some fire risks in his community and increasing his district's calls for service.