PG&E

Power Outage

Power Restored To Over 3,000 PG&E Customers In American Canyon, Vallejo Following Outage

Power has been restored to more than 3,000 PG&E customers in American Canyon and Vallejo Sunday but the cause of the outage is still unknown, a PG&E spokeswoman said.

11/23/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Squirrel Sets Off 2 Power Outages That Affect 2,000 Cupertino Customers

Power has been restored to nearly 2,000 customers following two separate power outages in Cupertino Saturday morning caused by a squirrel.

11/22/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Fined $1.05 Million Over Backroom Negotiations; Utility To Appeal Decision

The decision stems from the disclosure of several private emails earlier this year between a PG&E executive and CPUC officials in a case over utility rates.

11/20/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Accusations Of Corrupt Political Exchange Between PG&E And Regulator

A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.

11/19/2014

Students evacuated Vallejo High School after an explosion in a photo lab injured 2 employees. (CBS SF)

2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa Quake

Vallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.

11/14/2014

Natural gas leak at Market St. and Santa Clara in downtown San Jose. (Mike Colgan/CBS)

San Jose High Rise Under Construction Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

A gas leak that prompted the evacuation of 2,500 people and a shelter-in-place order for 2,500 more in downtown San Jose Friday has been capped, San Jose fire officials said.

11/07/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gas Leak Capped Near Alamo Elementary School, Students Released Early

A PG&E crew has capped a gas leak in Alamo this morning that has prompted a nearby elementary school to release students earlier than scheduled, utility and school officials said.

11/05/2014

Grass Fire in San Rafael

High Tech Camera System To Help Firefighters Spot Wildfires In Marin County

High tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.

11/04/2014

Power Outage

Cable Cars, CBS Newsrooms Among 1,000 Left Without Power In San Francisco

PG&E officials say at least 1,000 people were hit by an outage Monday afternoon that turned the KPIX 5 and KCBS Radio newsrooms dark.

11/03/2014

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

Group Asks Court For Review Of PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor License Over Earthquake Fears

An environmental group asked a federal court Tuesday to review its claim that California’s last operating nuclear power plant is violating federal law and should be shut down at least temporarily.

10/28/2014

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