PG&E Vault Fire Knocks Out Power In San JoseResidents in a San Jose neighborhood woke-up in the dark Thursday after a PG&E power vault erupted into flames, officials said.
San Jose Fire, PG&E Crews At Scene Of Gas LeakFire units and PG&E crews are on the scene of a gas leak on Pettigrew Court that has forced the evacuation of two homes Wednesday morning, according to authorities.
Power Outages Trigger False Fire Alarms Across San FranciscoPG&E and fire officials in San Francisco were reporting rolling blackouts that were affecting thousands of customers across the city Thursday morning.
PG&E Raising Electric Transmission Rates, Makes Billing Changes In MarchOn March 1, the billing system will be reduced from three to two tiers, simplifying the rate structure. Additionally, a High Usage Surcharge will be introduced.
State Senator Looking Into Skyrocketing PG&E BillsAccording to State Sen. Jerry Hill’s office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their gas and electric bills were raised significantly during the past winter months.
PG&E Customers Angry About Skyrocketing BillsMany PG&E customers say their bills have doubled or even tripled recently.
PG&E Fined $3 Million For Fatal San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal judge Thursday imposed a $3 million fine, ordered PG&E to conduct a newspaper and television advertising campaign and required top executives to serve community service as part of the sentence in the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion criminal case.
PG&E Ready To Pay Maximum For Deadly San Bruno ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Cold Weather In The Bay Area Has PG&E Out Doing Heater ChecksPG&E is trying to keep up with all the calls from customers who are just now realizing that their heaters aren't working.
Refinery Could Be Source Of Mysterious SF Rotten Egg SmellThe smell of rotten eggs that has perplexed residents in San Francisco and Richmond over the last two days could have come from a sulfur release during flaring incidents at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
PG&E Fined $5.4M For Using Non-Qualified Contractors On InspectionsThe California Public Utilities Commission Friday issued a $5.45 million fine and citation to San Francisco-based PG&E for using non-qualified contractors to perform certain pipeline corrosion inspections.
Massive East Bay Power Outage Leaves 41,000 Customers In DarkA massive power outage has affected thousands of customers in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville.