| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:04 AM
PG&E is notifying customers in the North Sacramento area about their plans to vent natural gas from a section of a pipe they are currently working on. This will happen sometime Tuesday by the old Harmon Johnson Elementary School near Norwood Ave and El...
| Dec 2, 2011
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company must pay $38 million for safety violations in connection with a Christmas Eve 2008 explosion and fire in northern California, officials said.
The penalty is the largest safety violation fine...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A cluster of natural gas leaks in a West Davis neighborhood has residents there on edge. Gas leaks in residential neighborhoods are not uncommon, but the sheer number of them is worrisome. And they're all traceable to a plastic pipe installed in the mid-...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Three copper wire thieves are now behind bars after a couple of PG&E workers saw the three loading copper wire into a truck in West Roseville Friday Morning and called deputies.
The PG&E workers told police the three suspects were loading the wiring...
| May 10, 2011
| 11:17 AM
PG&E will pay two Northern California water agencies $1.6 million to help cover additional costs because of a canal collapse last month.
Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District asked the utility company for financial help after the...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has asked federal authorities to delay the license renewal proceedings for its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until more thorough seismic testing of the area around the plant can be performed. In the wake of......
| Dec 19, 2010
Several thousand Lincoln residents have lost power in the middle of the Sunday storm.
The PG&E website reports there are seven outages in the area affecting more than 5,000 customers.
The cause of the outage is unkown, as well as any estimate on time of...
| Dec 17, 2010
The most immediate consequence of this storm fell on drivers; from highways to neighborhood streets. The storm brought big rain drops; and combined with some winter fog gave people fits behind the wheel.
Heavy rains started to pound the valley just...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 6:10 PM
HINKLEY (AP) -- A California state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community that inspired the award-winning Hollywood movie "Erin Brockovich" through its struggles with contaminated groundwater.
| Nov 28, 2010
After last weekends Sierra storm, PG&E has restored power to the few remaining customers in the foothills left without electricity.
Sandy Lewis, of Nevada City, and her family say they didn't have power for eight days.
"It was like, if it's going to...
| Nov 22, 2010
Power crews were working around the clock Monday night to restore power to more than five thousand homes and businesses in Nevada County.
The power went out last weekend when a storm dropped several feet of heavy, wet snow in the foothills. Trees...