| 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...
| Oct 9, 2010
A woman is now safe and on the ground hours after her paraglider became tangled in power lines.
Witnesses report that just before 4 p.m. a glider struck the power lines and got stuck in power lines near Highway 49 and Woodridge Road.
Kara Gridley was...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 5:37 PM
NEVADA COUNTY--A crowd watched intently as a woman in a power-paraglider crashed into high voltage power lines, dangling there until she was rescued.
Cal Fire and Pacific Gas and electric crews gathered at the scene at around 5:00 p.m. Saturday to find...
| Oct 12, 2010
Commuters on busy Claribel Road have no idea that there's a leaking 8 inch gas line four feet underground right next to the road way.
A ground crew walking the line during an annual inspection detected the leak with a gas detector and it was later...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay San Bruno $70 million in restitution for the pipeline rupture that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in September 2010, the utility and city said Monday.
"This money will be used...
| 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....
| 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-...