| Oct 14, 2009
Hundreds of SMUD and PG&E customers from Placerville to Modesto are still in the dark after their power was knocked out by the storm.
Many of those hit are businesses, all losing money every second if there's no electricity.
One area hit hard is...
| Oct 15, 2009
By now, most of the thousands of people left without power because of this week's storm have it back on, but they are still some areas in the dark.
In San Joaquin, Amador, and Calaveras County there were about 60-thousand folks living in the dark, now...
| Oct 21, 2009
A lot of us love watching our favorite shows on big flat screen televisions, but they guzzle a lot of power and California officials want to create new energy efficient regulations.
Many consumers and retailers aren't happy about it. If The California...
| Aug 12, 2010
One couple says installing those sophisticated "SmartMeters" was a dumb thing to do.
Elvin and Betty Gorham say it has done nothing but cause headaches and cause their bill to soar. They tell FOX40 their May bill was about $150. Then they installed the...
| Sep 8, 2010
Fire crews are evacuating apartments following a gas main leak.
Madison Avenue between Garfield and Manzanita has been shut down, and about 40 apartment units have been evacuated.
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department is working with the Sacramento...
| Sep 10, 2010
The explosion in San Bruno brings back memories for people living in a Rancho Cordova neighborhood where, almost two year ago, a blast killed one man and injured others.
"I feel for them. I understand how that is," says Charles Wheeler, feeling for the...
| Sep 12, 2010
When it was time for the family to get together, they would all meet at Elizabeth Torres' house. That's just the kind of mother, and grandmother, she was. The picture you see is her at Thanksgiving.
"She sat down on the steps to take a breather because...
| Sep 13, 2010
PG&E president Chris Johns says the company has set aside $100 million to make sure San Bruno recovers from the natural gas explosion that rocked a neighborhood destroying 37 homes and killing four people.
The money will be given to homeowners in $15...
| Sep 16, 2010
The cause of the spectacular and deadly explosion and fire is still being investigated. But documents PG&E submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission say the pipeline was one of the company's 100 riskiest. It reads... "...the likelihood of...
| Sep 18, 2010
A resident of the neighborhood evacuated by a deadly gas line explosion in San Bruno is suing Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Steve Dare filed the lawsuit on Friday in San Mateo County Superior Court. He says the company should turn over a $100 million...
| Sep 20, 2010
In a response to state and local officials demanding the release of classified information, Pacific Gas & Electric Company has released a "Top 100" list of pipelines throughout the State of California that the agency is monitoring for safety and...