Sonoma County residents will soon have the option for greener electricity, but officials said the program wouldn’t completely replace PG&E.
The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.
The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.
A Pacific Gas and Electric employee received minor injuries Sunday afternoon when a piece of equipment failed during repairs to a transformer in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.
Phone service has been restored in the South Bay on Wednesday after being disrupted Tuesday when vandals cut underground fiber optic cables south of San Jose.
In apparent acts of “sabotage” in the South Bay early Tuesday, someone cut fiber optic cables, knocking out some 911 service, and then fired a rifle at a PG&E substation, Santa Clara County’s sheriff said.
Both directions of state Highway 9 were closed at North Santa Cruz Avenue in Los Gatos Thursday morning as crews worked to repair a ruptured gas line.
Some 2,100 PG&E customers were without power Friday afternoon in San Francisco’s Chinatown and North Beach neighborhoods after a manhole exploded, authorities said.
California electricity consumers could see up to $2 billion in new refunds from energy wholesalers that profited during the state’s energy crisis more than a dozen years ago if a federal judge’s recommendation holds up at trial, state regulators said Thursday.
More than two and a half years after a pipeline explosion killed eight people in San Bruno, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Tuesday it has made sure that all of its gas transmission lines coursing through urban areas are running at safe operating pressures.