If you’re moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.
The suspects claimed to be workers from PG&E in one case and with the city’s water department in the other and are the latest in a rash of home invasions.
PG&E officials hunkered down in the utility company’s “war room” directed crews working around the clock to restore power to customers cut off by this weekend’s powerful storm that brought down trees and power lines around the Bay Area.
PG&E crews trimmed tree branches in Orinda in the hope of avoiding power outages during a storm entering the Bay Area over Thursday night.
The city claims that several sets of previously released emails show a “cozy and improper” relationship between PG&E and the CPUC.
As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service
PG&E is reporting close to 7,000 customers affected by power outages in the Bay Area Thursday morning.
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.
PG&E has asked the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to raise natural gas rates by $1 billion over three years, but a ratepayer’s advocacy group is trying to prevent them from doing so.
Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility’s rate cases.