Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.
BART is recovering after a power outage at the San Francisco Airport station caused major delays Monday in both SF and East Bay directions. Airport crews repaired the outage just before 5 p.m.
When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.
An attack on a San Jose substation last year prompted a Peninsula lawmaker to propose legislation on Monday requiring PG&E and its regulators to come up with sufficient security protocols.
The San Jose Fire Department and PG&E crews responded to a gas leak that prompted evacuations at an apartment complex, but the leak was quickly capped,
PG&E announced a plan on Monday to increase security at its network of electricity substations after the high-profile attack on a San Jose substation last year.
Police in Pacifica warn of utility scammers claiming to be PG&E employees telling residents to immediately make a payment for an overdue bill or get their service shut off.
Four U.S. senators concerned about the sabotage of Silicon Valley’s power grid and phone lines last April are asking federal officials if mandatory security standards are needed.
The former head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission believes the attack on a PG&E substation in South San Jose last spring was not an act of vandalism, but instead a terrorist attack.
The City of San Bruno is suing the California Public Utilities Commission to force the release of documents the city claims will show improper conduct between CPUC regulators and Pacific Gas and Electric company.