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Highway 101 In Burlingame To Be Shut Down Sunday Night For Emergency Repairs Due To Downed Power Lines

Highway 101 in Burlingame was closed in both directions until about 4:30 p.m. Saturday for emergency repairs causing a traffic nightmare. Now it’s slated for closure again on Sunday.

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Highway 101 Aerial

Highway 101 In Burlingame Reopens Saturday Afternoon After 16-Hour Closure For Downed Power Lines

The CHP reopened all southbound lanes and three lanes of northbound 101 in Burlingame Saturday afternoon following a lengthy closure due to downed power lines.

08/29/2015

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Neighborhood Evacuated After Gas Line Ruptures In San Francisco

PG&E crews were working to repair a ruptured 4-inch gas line that prompted evacuations in San Francisco’s Lake Street neighborhood Monday.

08/17/2015

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Try To Block PG&E Plan To Write Off $1.6 Billion Penalty From Deadly San Bruno Gas Explosion

A bill in the California Legislature would prohibit the state’s largest utility from claiming tax deductions for a $1.6 billion penalty stemming from a deadly 2010 natural gas explosion.

06/27/2015

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PG&E Responsible For Killing Fraction Of California’s Suffering Salmon Population

More than one-tenth of a threatened population of California Central Valley salmon has perished after a utility diverted some water from their creek.

06/19/2015

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Remote Bay Area Geysers Important Source Of California Green Energy Also Produce Small Earthquakes

It’s the single largest power-generating operation of its kind on the planet and is an important part of California’s green energy portfolio. But hardly anyone in the Bay Area knows what it is or where it is.

06/16/2015

Berkeley in the dark after PG&E officials said a squirrel caused a massive power outage on June 8, 2015. (CBS)

PG&E Says Squirrel Caused Outage That Impacted 45,000 In East Bay

Officials say a number of power outages have hit thousands of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers Monday, including more than 40,000 in the East Bay and 10,000 in San Jose.

06/08/2015

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PG&E Toppled By Sonoma Clean Power As Top Energy Supplier In County

PG&E is no longer the dominant energy supplier in Sonoma County thanks to the one-year-old Sonoma Clean Power, which supplies mostly solar and geothermal renewable energy.

06/01/2015

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

Balloon Causes San Francisco Power Outage That Affected 9,000 People In Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach Neighborhoods

A helium balloon is to blame for thousands of residents and businesses losing power in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach neighborhoods Monday afternoon, according to PG&E.

05/18/2015

A PG&E worker along Line 147 in San Carlos on May 12, 2015. (CBS)

PG&E To Repair San Carlos Pipeline Seen As Explosion Risk

PG&E has turned off a transmission line that runs under San Carlos to make repairs to a section with unexplained dents in it. One city leader questions whether or not it’s safe to turn the line back on.

05/12/2015

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