Governor Newsom Aims To Block PG&E's Bankruptcy PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas and Electric’s blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation.
Sonoma County Prepares To Sue PG&E For Damages From Kincade FireSonoma Country is exploring plans to sue Pacific Gas and Electric over the massive Kincade Fire last fall that combined with rolling power shutoffs caused losses of $725 million.
Report: FEMA May Bill Wildfire Victims If PG&E Doesn't Pay $4 BillionThe Chronicle reports federal officials are prepared to bill wildfire victims for a portion of nearly $4 billion the government says it's owed by PG&E if the debt isn't resolved as part of the utility's bankruptcy case.
California Fire Victims Face Deadline On Filing ClaimsPeople who lost family members, homes and businesses in California wildfires had a Tuesday deadline to seek compensation.
Gavin Newsom's 1st Year As Governor A 'Baptism By Fire'During his inaugural address last January, California Gov. Gavin Newsom made only a passing reference to wildfires and never mentioned PG&E. Both soon became inescapable topics.
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 Shareholders, Bondholders Battle Over Future of Beleaguered UtilityThe battle to shape the future of the utility is playing out between two different groups: bondholders vs. shareholders.
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substantial losses for the third quarter, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility's outdated transmission lines.
PG&E Fire Victims, Bondholders Offer Bankruptcy Exit PlanPacific Gas and Electric Co. bondholders and wildfire victims have joined forces and proposed their own reorganization plan.
PG&E Reaches $11 Billion Settlement With Wildfire Victims Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers have reached an $11 billion settlement of claims from wildfire victims including those from last year's deadly Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, the utility announced early Friday.
PG&E Plan Offers Billions To Victims, Others After WildfiresPG&E Corp. released a plan Monday to offer nearly $18 billion to victims, insurance companies and cities and local governments in Northern California that battled wildfires sparked by electrical equipment.
San Francisco Offers $2.5 Billion to Buy PG&E Electricity InfrastructureIn an effort to create a city-run electric utility in San Francisco, mayor London Breed and city attorney Dennis Herrera issued a statement Sunday outlining an offer to pay $2.5 billion to acquire Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power infrastructure serving the city.
PG&E Monitor: Inspectors Missing Potentially Hazardous Trees Near Power LinesA court-appointed monitor told a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday that PG&E Co.'s tree inspectors are missing some trees that may be at risk of causing fires by falling on electric lines.
Victims Of 2017-18 Northern California Wildfires Can File Claims With PG&EPeople affected by wildfires in Northern California in 2017 and 2018 can file claims for housing assistance and other immediate needs with Pacific Gas & Electric Co.