| Nov 19, 2010
PG&E could be paying big time.
That's because the California Public Utilities Commission came out Friday, and said it will evaluate charges of unlawful conduct, surrounding the deadly Christmas Eve house explosion two years ago, that killed a man and...
| Nov 20, 2010
The greater Sacramento region and the Sierra Foothills are being pounded by the November Storm.
A PG&E spokeswoman tells FOX40 this storm has caused several power outages in the area.
Almost 3,000 Foothill residents have lost power since Saturday...
| Nov 21, 2010
At least 22,000 customers are without power in the Sierra Foothills due to a winter storm that slammed Northern California this weekend.
PG&E is reporting that there are 290 outages in the Sierra Foothills Region and that it is the hardest hit region for...
| Nov 21, 2010
The power was flickering off and on for a third straight night in the Sierra foothills. From Grass Valley to Nevada City and Pollock Pines thousands are without power and it could be days before that changes.
"It was 9:40 at night but it was daylight....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2010
Around a dozen Home Depot employees in Natomas had to be evacuated this morning for a natural gas leak. We're told employees inside the store on Truxel Road called emergency crews after smelling the gas just after 4 o'clock this morning.
Police and store...