| 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...
| Mar 11, 2009
A Bay Area officer of the scandal-clouded Service Employees International Union has collected double salaries, one as a city transit worker and the other from a charity that receives much of its funding from the labor organization and corporate interests,...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2010
Less than two weeks after the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno, PG&E is revealing which of its pipelines are considered high risk.
Many of those pipelines are here in the valley, including in Elk Grove. One hot spot slated for construction in...