Cell Industry Fights Rules To Require Backup Power At Cell Towers In Fire ZonesLong before Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Call Kurtis Investigates questioned phone companies on what they’re doing to make sure people in the line of wildfire have means to communicate.
167,000 PG&E Customers In 21 Counties Have Their Power CutPG&E cut power to approximately 172,000 customers Monday night.
El Dorado County Residents Call Public Safety Power Shutoffs 'Déjà Vu'It's the first Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year, but this time it's happening while many are stuck at home.
Nevada County Among First To Lose Power In PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffA Nevada County grocery store was racing to save its refrigerated products as the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff took effect Monday.
What Triggers PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs?For weeks we’ve been dealing with fires and periods of triple-digit heat, but this is the first potential Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year.
People In El Dorado County Prepare For Public Safety Power Shutoff Amid PandemicAshley Becker is one of the thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers on edge, waiting for the lights to potentially go out again.
PG&E Says Public Safety Power Shutoffs Won’t Be As Bad This YearPacific Gas and Electric is telling people to get ready for Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but promising this year won’t be as bad.
PG&E Behind On Promises To Ease Effect Of Power Shut-OffsCalifornia's chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive testified Thursday that the utility is behind on installing devices meant to ease the severity of power shut-offs during potential wildfires and hasn't yet hired and trained emergency response specialists in each county.
California To Examine Effect Of Blackouts On CommunicationWhen the nation's largest electric utility preemptively shut off power last fall to prevent wildfires in California, customers lost more than just their lights — some lost their phones, too.
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.
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.
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.
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.