Business Owner Warns Of SMUD Scam: 'These Guys Were As Cool As The Other Side Of The Pillow'A Sacramento business owner said he almost fell victim to what he called a smooth scam. He runs a golf shop and called the guys who tried to rip him off “villains."
Cold War-Era Relic Responsible For Loud Siren In East Sacramento Monday NightIt was one of dozens of civil defense sirens installed across the city back in the 1940s to warn people of an imminent emergency like a dam break or nuclear war.
SMUD Restores Power After Major Outage In Rio Linda and NatomasSeveral thousand SMUD customers are currently without power, SMUD reports.
'It Felt Like A Haunted House:' Sparks Fly Through Carmichael Homes After Transformer BreaksA shocking situation developed for one Carmichael neighborhood after a power problem sent sparks flying inside some houses – but quick-thinking neighbors jumped into action to save their homes.
East Sacramento Neighborhood Power Turned Off For Maintenance Despite Hot DayNeighbors in an East Sacramento neighborhood are concerned after their power was shut off as part of a SMUD maintenance project on one of the hottest days of the year so far.
SMUD Again Extends Suspension Of Non-Payment Shutoffs – Now Through JuneSMUD announced Friday it will hold off on turning customers' power off for non-payment until the end of June at the earliest.
Crews Work Quickly To Restore Power To Thousands Ahead Of More StormsMore than 100,000 PG&E and SMUD customers lost power in one night.
SMUD Extends Non-Payment Power Shutoff Until AprilSMUD announced Thursday it will hold off on turning customers' power off for non-payment until the end of April at the earliest.
Thousands Of SMUD Customers Lose Power Amid High WindsSMUD is reporting that over 31,000 people in the Sacramento County area have lost power.
PG&E States It Takes Factors Into Account To Minimize Impact With Rotating OutagesThere are no blackouts slated for Sunday night in California.
Heat Wave Drives Up Crowds, Strains California's Power GridCalifornians packed beaches, lakes and recreation areas Sunday to seek relief from a record heatwave that strained the electricity grid and threatened to trigger a third round of rolling power outages.
'Be Prepared For Rolling Outages': Californians Urged To Use Less Electricity Next 4 DaysA statewide flex alert is in place until 10 p.m. Wednesday, due to high energy demand brought on by the heatwave.
Stretch Of Auburn Boulevard In Citrus Heights Closed Due To Downed LinesDowned power lines have forced the closure of a stretch of Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights.
SMUD Using Goats For Fire Prevention Under Major Power LinesA flock of 400 goats is now fenced-in across several acres that run through a residential Folsom neighborhood, underneath major power lines.
Car Crash Knocked Power Out To More Than 10K SMUD Customers Near Rancho CordovaMore than 10,000 SMUD customers were without power after a crash took out a power pole Monday morning.