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  • Winter Storm Blog: Low Snow, Wet Weather Continue Through NorCal; Schools Closed

    Winter Storm Blog: Low Snow, Wet Weather Continue Through NorCal; Schools Closed
    Visit this page on FOX40.com for rolling updates on the 12/07 Winter Storm from FOX40.com's online news producer: Update at 3:05pm: More photos have been added to the FOX40.com Winter Storm photo gallery. There's a link to the right of this page if you...
  • Fourth Night Without Power In The Foothills

    Fourth Night Without Power In The Foothills
    As of Wednesday night, approximately 8,000 PG&E customers were without power in El Dorado County, and roughly 2,000 in Calaveras and Amador Counties, according to utility spokesman Brian Swanson. Swanson said nearly 300 crew members will work around the...
  • More Rain To Drench Powerless Residents

    More Rain To Drench Powerless Residents
    More than 2,000 PG&E customers are still without power in the foothill communities of Northern California, the after-effect of a harsh Monday winter storm. Utility crews hoped to restore service to most of its powerless customers before a new wave of...
  • Rain & Snow: Is The Worst Over For Northern California?

    Rain & Snow: Is The Worst Over For Northern California?
    Northern California's rain and snow experience isn't over just yet. A string of rain showers, heavy at times, will continue to move through the Sacramento Delta extending through the Northern San Joaquin Valley for the rest of Friday evening. Over the...
  • Explosion Causes Power Outages Throughout San Francisco

    Explosion Causes Power Outages Throughout San Francisco
    Around 4,000 PG&E customers lost power and several dozen people were reportedly trapped in elevators throughout San Francisco following an underground power transformer explosion Friday afternoon. The PG&E equipment located at the intersection of O'...
  • Underground Blast Cuts Power, Traps People in Elevator

    Underground Blast Cuts Power, Traps People in Elevator
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Power has been restored to all 8,600 customers who lost electricity after an underground explosion and fire. Pacific Gas and Electric said the blast occurred around 11:30 a.m. Friday. Police cordoned off a two-block area, and...
  • Another Rate Hike for PG&E?

    Another Rate Hike for PG&E?
    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers could soon see their monthly bills go up. The utility notified state regulators Monday that it plans to seek a 6.5 percent rate hike in 2011, with smaller increases of 1.4 percent and 1.8 percent the following two...
  • Utility Pays $15 Million for Fire Damage

    Utility Pays $15 Million for Fire Damage
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay the federal government nearly $15 million in damages for the Pendola Fire. The Northern California wildfire burned about 12,000 acres in 1999. The U.S. attorney's office in Sacramento said Tuesday the...
  • PG&E Will Pay Millions of Dollars to Forest Service for Pendola Fire

    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay the federal government nearly $15 million in damages for a 1999 Northern California wildfire that burned about 12,000 acres. The U.S. attorney's office in Sacramento said Tuesday the payment is the second...
  • Folsom Gas Line Leak Prompts Evacuations Of Homes

    Folsom Gas Line Leak Prompts Evacuations Of Homes
    A gas leak in Folsom has prompted the evacuation of several homes. Authorities say a gas line located on Golf Links Drive was struck by a construction crew working in a field, causing a two-inch break. One home has been evacuated, and fire officials...
  • Fast-Moving Fire Forces Evacuations in Placer County

    Fast-Moving Fire Forces Evacuations in Placer County
    A large vegetation fire is burning out of control in Auburn, forcing evacuations in Placer county. The fire is burning just north of the city of Auburn in the area of Higyway 49 and Rock Creek Road. The blaze has burned about 500 acres and is threatening...