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  • Thousands of Residents in the Sierra, Foothills Without Power

    Thousands of Residents in the Sierra, Foothills Without Power
    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...
  • PG&E: Weather Partly Caused Power Outage In Foothills

    PG&E: Weather Partly Caused Power Outage In Foothills
    More than 4,000 PG&E customers were without power for much of Sunday in the small foothill community of Cool and surrounding areas. PG& E blames the outage, in part, on the weekend's torrential rain, but you won't hear anyone at Cool's local bar...
  • Woodland Storm Power Outage

    Woodland Storm Power Outage
    Sundays storm left Woodland wet, wind blown and powerless. Wind gusts of up to 40 miles an hour swept through Yolo County knocking out power to thousands of customers. But portions of Woodland remained in the dark for more than 10 hours. The outage hit...
  • District to Consider Closing School Near Dangerous Pipeline

    District to Consider Closing School Near Dangerous Pipeline
    The Twin Rivers Unified School Board will meet Thursday to discuss closing Harmon Johnson Elementary School. A report released after the San Bruno pipeline explosion found that one of PG&E's top 100 high priority pipelines is located near the school on...
  • PG&E to Pay $70 million to Help San Bruno Recover

    PG&E to Pay $70 million to Help San Bruno Recover
    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...
  • Deputies: PG&E Workers Help Capture Copper Wire Thieves

    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...
  • Neighborhood Demands PG&E Pipe Survey After Recent Spike in Leaks

    Neighborhood Demands PG&E Pipe Survey After Recent Spike in Leaks
    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-...
  • PG&E Fined $38 Million for 2008 Explosion that Killed 1

    PG&E Fined $38 Million for 2008 Explosion that Killed 1
    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...
  • PG&E to Vent Natural Gas in North Sacramento, Expect the Strong Smell

    PG&E to Vent Natural Gas in North Sacramento, Expect the Strong Smell
    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...
  • PG&E Admits Fault in San Bruno Explosion

    PG&E Admits Fault in San Bruno Explosion
    PG&E has admitted fault to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, which killed eight people and injured dozens. According to FOX40 Legal Analyst Ken Rosenfeld, this could mean the company has reached settlement with all of the families involved....
  • PG&E Snow Survey Finds Less Snow But Enough For Peak Power Needs

    PG&E Snow Survey Finds Less Snow But Enough For Peak Power Needs
    A survey of the Sierra snow pack that feeds some 100 Pacific Gas and Electric resovoirs shows that levels have fallen below historical averages for April.  Key water content figures show that there is half the water being stored in the snow than last...