| 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 9, 2010
Tense moments after Kara Gridley, riding in a powered paraglider, crashed into some power lines.
"Oh, she hit. I grabbed the phone and dialed 911," witness Becky Burrow said.
"When PG&E arrived, they checked and it was still carrying 7,200 volts of...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2008
Cadillac unveiled a concept car this week that runs partially on hydrogen, adding to the ranks of futuristic vehicles powered by the universe's most common element. Yet even if you could drive it -- there's only one now -- you couldn't get from L.A. to...
| Nov 5, 2008
UPDATE: Voters approve Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriages. With more than 95% of the vote counted, the measure leads 52.1% to 47.9%.
A measure to once again ban gay marriage in California led Tuesday, throwing into doubt the unions of an estimated...