UPDATE: Reduced Offshore Winds Lead PG&E to Cancel PSPS OutagesWeaker offshore winds on Thursday have led Pacific Gas and Electric officials to cancel a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff event for most customers who would have been impacted in the North Bay, according to the utility.
Power Restored To Nearly All PG&E Customers; More PSPS Outages ImminentPG&E officials announced Tuesday night that the utility had restored power to "essentially all" of the roughly 25,000 customers in 23 counties where a power shutoff began the day before to reduce wildfire risk during windy conditions.
PG&E Warns New Round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs May Come WednesdayAs Pacific Gas & Electric crews began to restore power to some of the 24,000 customers in parts of 23 counties affected since Monday by a safety-related power shutoff, utility officials warned that another round of shutoffs may be coming late Wednesday.
PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Zogg Fire That Killed 4A Northern California district attorney announced manslaughter and numerous other charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Friday after its equipment sparked the Zogg Fire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Lawsuits Accuse PG&E of Starting Massive Dixie FireTwo lawsuits have been filed on behalf of nearly 200 people alleging Pacific Gas and Electric caused the massive Dixie Fire which has burned nearly one million acres in five Northern California counties.
PG&E Warns of Uptick In Scammers Demanding Payment, Threatening Service ShutoffPG&E is warning that gas and electric customers are increasingly being targeted by scammers threatening to shut off service unless they are paid immediately.
PG&E: Electricity Returning To All Customers Affected By Public Safety Power Shutoff By Thursday EveningPG&E announced late Wednesday night that it had restored power to almost 55 percent of customers affected by shutoffs that began Tuesday.
UPDATE: Thousands of North Bay PG&E Customers Remain With Power Amid PSPSThousands of people in the North Bay were still without power Wednesday following Pacific Gas & Electric's latest Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PG&E Begins Public Safety Power Shutoff Impacting 51,000 NorCal CustomersPacific Gas and Electric technicians have commenced a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Tuesday evening across a wide swath of Northern California, including the North Bay and East Bay.
UPDATE: Fire Weather Watch Issued for North and East Bay Hills Tuesday; Public Safety Power Shutoffs PossibleThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch for the North and East Bay starting Tuesday evening due to forecast high winds that could also prompt public safety power shutoffs by PG&E.
PG&E Stock Dip Impacting Fortunes of Past Wildfire VictimsPG&E stock has taken a hit this week after the utility admitted the role its equipment may have played in two recent wildfires, but it's not just PG&E officials taking a hit.
PG&E Equipment May Be Involved In Start Of Small Wildfire That Merged With Dixie FirePacific Gas & Electric said its equipment may have been involved in the start of a small wildfire that merged with the massive Dixie Fire now threatening homes in Northern California.
Dixie Fire Update: Extreme Fire Conditions Along East Zone; Flames 'Running Through The Crowns'While fire crews battled flames advancing toward Jonesville on the northeastern edge of the massive Dixie Fire early Saturday, their counterparts along the eastern edge were confronted with "borderline extreme fire behavior" as the blaze grew to 181,289 acres.
Dixie Fire Update: Wildfire Grows To 181,289 Acres; Flames Threatening Twain and QuincyThe Dixie Fire that raged through bone-dry timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties grew to 167,430 acres by Friday night, according to Cal Fire officials.
Dixie Fire Update: New Mandatory Evacuations in Plumas County; Blaze Explodes Into 113,000-Acre MegafireSeveral new mandatory evacuation orders were issued in Plumas County Thursday as the Dixie Fire continued its explosive growth.