Electrocuted Squirrel Knocks Out Power To 5,000 In Castro ValleyNearly 5,000 utility customers lost electrical service for roughly 90 minutes Thursday afternoon when a squirrel caused a power outage in the Castro Valley area.
Manhole Cover Blown Off PG&E Vault In SF's Financial DistrictA manhole cover blew off a PG&E vault in San Francisco's Financial District Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
Mylar Balloon Knocks Power Out For Thousands In SF Mission DistrictA mylar balloon was found tangled in power lines at 15th and Shotwell streets; the outage affected 6,246 customers.
ConsumerWatch: Sky-High PG&E Bill Comes as Shock to East Bay CustomerWhen John Graves started seeing his electricity bill soaring near -- then above -- a thousand a month, his first thought was that he had a malfunctioning "smart meter."
Police Seek Hit-&-Run Driver Who Caused Power Outage In AntiochPolice are seeking a driver who fled after their vehicle crashed into a power pole early Tuesday morning in Antioch.
East San Jose Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation Of Homes, BusinessesThe gas leak was caused by a vehicle crash on Story Road.
PG&E Challenging San Bruno Blast ConvictionPacific Gas and Electric is challenging its criminal conviction.
Ruptured Gas Main Forces Closure of El Camino Real in Mountain ViewPolice closed El Camino Real between Shoreline Boulevard and El Monte Road in both directions.
PG&E's Unwitting Shareholders To Pay San Bruno Explosion FinesJustice may have been served, but who will pay the fines?
PG&E Guilty Of Misleading Investigators In San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal jury found California's largest utility guilty on Tuesday of misleading investigators about how it was identifying high-risk pipelines after a deadly pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Widespread Power Outage Affects 20,000 In San FranciscoCrews restored electricity to roughly 20,000 PG&E customers who lost power Thursday evening in San Francisco's SoMa district.
Prosecutors Will Not Seek $562 Million Fine Against PG&EFederal prosecutors in the criminal pipeline safety trial of PG&E Co. have told the judge that they are giving up seeking an enhanced fine of up to $562 million if the utility is convicted.

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