Vargas Elementary In Mountain View Holds First Day Of Classes Without Permanent PowerIt was the very first day ever for Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School in Mountain View, but the show went on without a permanent source of power for the new campus.
Mill Valley Denies Permits For Backup Generators As PG&E Power Shutoffs LoomLarge wildfires may be the new normal in Northern California and everyone should be ready for power outages, as a result. Still, many cities and towns are still holding to regulations that prevent people from installing backup generators for when the lights go out.
New PG&E Power Outages Reported In San Francisco, LafayetteThe day after thousands of Bay Area residents lost electricity during Tuesday's blazing hot spell, two new PG&E outages were being reported Wednesday afternoon.
Thousands Affected By Power Outages Around The Bay AreaA large-scale power outage affected over 7,000 customers in Berkeley and smaller outages affected thousands in other cities, according to PG&E.
PG&E Restores Power To Thousands Of Bay Area Homes, BusinessesPower was restored to nearly 7,000 Palo Alto residents and hundreds more in Lafayette who were experiencing a power outages in sweltering heat, on Monday.
PG&E's Fire Prevention Plan Could Cut Power In Major Bay Area CitiesRolling power outages from San Francisco to San Jose are a possibility this wildfire season, according to PG&E.
Power Restored In Novato After Outage Affected Much Of The CityPower has been restored to all customers in west Novato Wednesday afternoon.
Mayor Breed Unveils Plan To Power San Francisco Buildings With 100% Renewable EnergySan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday unveiled a plan to transition the city's largest private commercial buildings to 100 percent renewable electricity over the next decade.
Newsom Outlines California's Plan To Deal With Destructive WildfiresCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday unveiled a report detailing his administration's ideas for dealing with destructive wildfires in the future and the possibility of massive PG&E rate hikes to cover the utility's liability.
Truck Crash Brings Down Power Lines In Oakland, Leaving 1,500 Without PowerPower is still out in parts of West Oakland tonight after a Goodwill truck knocked down 3 power poles and damaged a 4th.
PG&E Restores Power To 10K Customers Affected By Camp FirePacific Gas & Electric said Wednesday that it has restored power to the last of around 10,000 residents of Paradise and the surrounding area, who lost electricity when the devastating Camp Fire ravaged Butte County on Nov. 8.
PG&E May Shut Off Power In 9 Counties Due To High Fire Danger WeatherPG&E notified customers that it may proactively shut off power again in portions of nine Northern California counties on Thursday due to extreme fire danger conditions.
CPUC Approves Higher Fees For Community Power CustomersThe California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday approved a revised fee calculation that will result in higher charges to customers who choose to buy their electricity from local governments instead of investor-owned utilities.
Gov. Brown Signs Historic Green Energy BillCalifornia would set a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California Power Officials Issue Flex Alerts During Heat WaveCalifornia's power grid operators called for cutbacks in electricity usage as parts of the U.S. Southwest braced Tuesday for another day of scorching heat.