Families Of Camp Fire Victims Call PG&E 'Mass Murderers...Thieves, Liars'The families of some of the 85 people killed by a horrific Butte County wildfire ignited by Pacific Gas & Electric’s long-neglected equipment vilified the company Wednesday as greedy, corrupt and reckless, telling heartbreaking stories of their loss in court.
PG&E Pleads Guilty To 84 Counts Of Manslaughter In 2018 Camp Fire That Devastated ParadiseOne by one the names of the 84 victims killed in the devastating Camp Fire were read aloud in Butte County Superior Court Tuesday and with each, PG&E CEO Bill Johnson answered with a single word - "guilty."
PG&E Slow To Install Equipment To Avoid San Francisco Bay Area Power Shut-OffsCalifornia’s chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive testified Thursday that the utility is behind on installing devices meant to ease the severity of power shut-offs during potential wildfires and hasn’t yet hired and trained emergency response specialists in each county.
PG&E To Use Funds For Wildfire Victims To Pay For Camp Fire CrimesPG&E is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its criminal liability in the deadly Camp Fire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate victims for their losses.
PG&E Agrees To Plead Guilty To 84 Counts Of Involuntary Manslaughter For Camp Fire DeathsPacific Gas & Electric announced a proposed settlement with Butte County early Monday, agreeing to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully starting a fire stemming from the deadly and destructive 2018 Camp Fire.
PG&E Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Gov. NewsomPacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday for the nation’s largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires.
PG&E Suspends Service Disconnections For Nonpayment In Coronavirus ResponsePacific Gas & Electric Co. announced a moratorium on disconnecting utility service for nonpayment in response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Camp Fire Victims Claim PG&E Still Has Rickety Power Line Near ParadisePacific Gas & Electric is still operating a rickety power line near the one that ignited a 2018 wildfire that wiped out the Northern California city of Paradise and killed 85 people, according to an expert inspection conducted as part of a legal claim.
PG&E Protesters Block Off Beale Street During Morning CommuteProtesters angry with Pacific Gas & Electric shut down traffic on Beale Street in front of the utility's San Francisco headquarters building Monday, disrupting rush hour traffic on the heavily traveled roadway into the Financial District.
PG&E Scrambles to Renegotiate Wildfire Deal That Newsom NixedGov. Newsom's opposition to PG&E's restructuring plan a week after it struck a $13.5 billion settlement with fire victims is forcing the nation's largest utility to go back to the negotiating table and come up with a solution quickly.
Gov. Newsom Rejects $13.5 Billion PG&E Bankruptcy SettlementGov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a bankruptcy reorganization plan that Pacific Gas and Electric reached just last week with thousands of wildfire victims, including a $13.5 billion settlement.
PG&E Announces $13.5 Billion Settlement With Individual Wildfire VictimsPacific Gas & Electric Co. announced a $13.5 billion settlement with individual Northern California wildfire victims on Friday.
PG&E Issues "All Clear"; Power Being Restored To Wine Country Homes Pacific Gas & Electric launched a fleet of helicopters and an army of ground crews throughout Wine Country Thursday, searching for any damage to lines and equipment as the utility continued to restore electricity to homes and businesses blacked out during the most recent planned power outage.
PG&E Expects More Than $6 Billion In Wildfire Costs This YearPacific Gas & Electric is reporting substantial losses for the third quarter, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility's outdated transmission lines.
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.