Power Outages: Thousands Of Santa Rosa Residents Face Night Lit By CandlelightNearly 50,000 Wine Country homes and businesses began going dark Wednesday morning in the latest round of Pacific Gas and Electric power outages, but hours later weather conditions had improved enough to allow the cancellation of planned blackouts in five other Northern California counties.
PG&E Scales Back Power Shutoff; Multiple Counties No Longer ImpactedPG&E officials announced Tuesday afternoon that residents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties would not be impacted by the planned Public Safety Power Shutoff on Wednesday.
East Bay Residents Happy To Avoid Planned PG&E Power ShutoffTens of thousands of East Bay residents will be spared the latest PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff, but many were well prepared for it.
Investigators: Moraga Wildfire Cause Appears To Accidental In NatureArson investigators say the cause of a wildfire that threatened 140 structures in Moraga early Thursday morning appears to have been accidental in nature.
PG&E CEO Apologizes To Customers: 'We Were Not Adequately Prepared'PG&E officials announced Thursday afternoon that improving weather conditions in areas impacted by the Public Safety Power Shutoff had improved enough for an "all clear" to be issued for crews to begin safety inspections.
Moraga's Sanders Ranch Neighborhood Evacuated; Early Morning Wildfire Threatened HomesResidents of Moraga's Sanders Ranch neighborhood were forced to flee their homes early Thursday as a fast-moving wildfire burned through at least 40 acres and threatened structures in an area already darkened by the PG&E planned power outage, authorities said.
BART Construction Impacts East Bay Service, Highway 24 Weekend TrafficNo way around it, this weekend's BART shutdown in Contra Costa County will deliver plenty of delays and inconvenience for travelers on the transit line and also on Highway 24.
'It's A Major Rebuild'; BART Construction Will Impact Highway 24 Weekend TrafficNo way around it, this weekend's BART shutdown in Contra Costa County will deliver plenty of delays and inconvenience for travelers on the transit line and also on Highway 24.
Driver Accidentally Slams Van Into Moraga CVS Store, Several InjuredAn elderly driver was apparently trying to park Saturday afternoon in Moraga when his foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator, sending his van into a CVS Pharmacy, police said.
Moraga Sues EBMUD Over Landslide Impact On Canyon Road BridgeThe Contra Costa County town of Moraga is fed up with what it feels is foot-dragging by East Bay MUD over a bridge that washed out in a storm nearly three years ago.
East Bay Robbery, Police Chase Ends With 3 Juveniles In CustodyThree juveniles are in custody after a police chase ended in a crash in Antioch following a robbery at a gas station in Moraga Sunday night.