Report: Kincade Fire, Power Shutoffs Cost Sonoma County $725MThe Kincade Fire and evacuations and four PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs last fall cost Sonoma County $725 million in economic losses, according to a report to the county's Board of Supervisors.
Santa Rosa Power Outage Affects Around 3,000 PG&E CustomersPG&E restored power after an outage left approximately 3,000 customers, an estimated 8,500 residents, on Santa Rosa's east side in the dark, including areas near Spring Lake Park and Trione-Annadel State Park.
Independent Energy Homes Not Yet Taking Off Despite Fires, Power Outages In North BayAfter a week of intermittent power outages in the North Bay, the concept of being free from the grid seems pretty appealing. But even in an area hit hard by disaster, the idea is taking some getting used to.
Bay Area Blood Supply Strained As Fire, Power Outages Close Donation CentersThe Bay Area blood supply is currently strained thanks to blood drive cancellations and unexpected closures due to power outages and wildfires, officials with the nonprofit Vitalant said Tuesday.
Even Without Power, East Bay Schools And Businesses Stay OpenWith all the recent power outages, people are having to cope with a lot of uncertainty, but some East Bay schools and businesses persevered and remained open in the dark
Weekend Power Shutoffs Lead To Water Shortage In VallejoThe city of Vallejo was in desperate need of a big backup generator Sunday, but it was for a water-related emergency.