| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution to aid the city of San Bruno's recovery from a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in the Bay Area town.
In a joint statement released...
| Apr 11, 2011
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......
| Jun 5, 2009
Around 4,000 PG&E customers lost power and several dozen people were reportedly trapped in elevators throughout San Francisco following an underground power transformer explosion Friday afternoon.
The PG&E equipment located at the intersection of O'...
| Dec 7, 2009
Visit this page on FOX40.com for rolling updates on the 12/07 Winter Storm from FOX40.com's online news producer:
Update at 3:05pm: More photos have been added to the FOX40.com Winter Storm photo gallery. There's a link to the right of this page if you...
| Dec 11, 2009
Northern California's rain and snow experience isn't over just yet.
A string of rain showers, heavy at times, will continue to move through the Sacramento Delta extending through the Northern San Joaquin Valley for the rest of Friday evening. Over the...
| Jan 8, 2010
A gas leak prompted the evacuation of several homes and a hotel in Sacramento County Friday afternoon.
The leak happened near Channing Drive and Holiday Way in North Highlands after construction crews struck an underground gas pipe. Residents in the area...
| Jan 20, 2010
State Route 16 in Woodland is closed Wednesday morning.
A bus traveling from San Francisco to Cache Creek Casino missed a stop sign tuesday night before 11 p.m. and hit a power pole.
The 30 passengers and driver are all fine, no serious injuries....
| Aug 30, 2009
A large vegetation fire is burning out of control in Auburn, forcing evacuations in Placer county.
The fire is burning just north of the city of Auburn in the area of Higyway 49 and Rock Creek Road. The blaze has burned about 500 acres and is threatening...
| Aug 30, 2009
A large vegetation fire, fueled by wind and broken natural gas lines, destroyed 60 structures before firefighters gained control of the blaze Sunday evening.
The fire started just after 2:30pm Sunday afternoon and is burning north of Auburn in the area...
| Oct 13, 2009
Visit this page on FOX40.com for rolling updates on the 10/13 Storm:
Update at 4:00pm: FOX40 News at 5:30pm will air as a special report, "After The Storm." Be sure to tune in to see your photos and hear your storm stories, including what to do about...
| Oct 13, 2009
Thousands of people in the area lost power because of the storm. There were outages in El Dorado, Solano, Colusa, Nevada, Placer and Yolo counties. While the bad weather has for the most part passed through Sacramento, but as you just saw, people are...