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PG&E Increasing Rates By 6%; Largest Since 2006

Monthly rates for customers of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.—the state’s largest provider of electricity and natural gas service—are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.

01/01/2015

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

98 Percent Power Restored After Nearly 200K PG&E Customers Lost Power Due To Wind Storm

PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers who had outages in the Bay Area during Tuesday’s strong windstorm, utility officials said Wednesday.

12/31/2014

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service

12/30/2014

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More Than 20K PG&E Customers Lose Power In Bay Area Due To Powerful Wind Storm

Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.

12/30/2014

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Large Power Outage Affecting San Francisco Embarcadero Area

Numerous power outages were reported along San Francisco’s Embarcadero Friday morning.

12/19/2014

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Embattled CPUC President Michael Peevey Presiding Over Final Meeting – ‘I Surrender, Don’t Shoot’

The embattled president mentioned a long list of accomplishments during his tenure, but failed to address the San Bruno pipeline explosion and backdoor dealings with PG&E.

12/18/2014

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2 Downed Power Poles, Transformer Damage 3 Mobile Homes In South San Jose

Two power poles came down on two different mobile homes in South San Jose Monday morning. In addition, a transformer damaged a third mobile home, but everyone escaped injury according to the fire department.

12/15/2014

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power Outages

It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.

12/15/2014

PG&E braves flood waters on the way to restore power in Marin County, December 11th, 2014

More Than 3,400 Without Power In Bay Area Due To Storm

PG&E reported late Thursday night about 3,400 residents in the Bay Area were still without power do to a inclement weather pushing through the area.

12/12/2014

A man walks in the rain near the Transamerica Pyramid building. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Nearly 300,000 PG&E Customers Lost Power, 110,000 Dark Thursday Night, SF Hardest Hit

Thousands of PG&E customers remain without power in the Bay Area, with the majority of those outages in San Francisco.

12/11/2014

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