PG&E

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

Coho Salmon

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

(photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

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

powerlines

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

Flames erupt after a gas line explosion near Highway 99 in northwest Fresno, April 17, 2015. (Natalie/@bluelove011)

Inmate Hurt In Fiery Pipeline Explosion At Fresno Sheriff’s Gun Range Dies

Jeremiah Espino, 52, of Sanger, suffered severe injuries in the April 17 blast and died at a hospital on Monday afternoon.

05/12/2015

Margaret Cruse (CBS)

Woman Killed In Maui Shark Attack From Bay Area

Margaret Cruse from Marin was killed in an attack while snorkeling off the coast of Maui on Wednesday.

05/02/2015

(CBS)

Gas Leak Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted For Antioch Mobile Home Park

A shelter-in-place order for residents of a mobile home park in Antioch has been lifted after PG&E stopped a gas leak in the area Thursday morning, fire and PG&E officials said.

04/23/2015

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