| 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...
| Oct 24, 2010
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...
| Nov 7, 2010
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...
| Nov 17, 2010
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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 13, 2011
| 6:22 PM
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....
| May 2, 2012
| 6:19 PM
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...