There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.
The Bay Area was readying for yet another round of storms, with rain and strong winds.
The big blizzard that’s blanketed the Midwest and East Coast continues to dump heavy snow, and that’s causing havoc at Bay Area airports for flights headed east.
Water supplies are on the rise across the Bay Area. Meteorologist Jan Null said that even a typically dry spot like San Jose is at 127 percent of it’s normal rainfall for this time of year.
This was supposed to be a cold, dry “La Nina” winter in California, but so far, it’s been anything but, with many of the state’s reservoirs already full, and spilling over.
UPDATE: San Francisco International Airport and Mineta San Jose International airports were seeing delays Tuesday due to weather conditions in the Bay Area and in Midwest and Eastern cities.
The San Francisco Department of Public Works is encouraging residents to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter storms.