PG&E Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Pays $5 Billion Into Wildfire FundPacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California.
More Than 7,000 Homes, Businesses Sweltering During Power Outage In PleasantonThousands of homes and businesses in Pleasanton were without power on one of the hottest days since the start of summer, on Tuesday afternoon.
Fed Judge OKs Plan To End PG&E Bankruptcy After WildfiresA federal judge in San Francisco on Friday said he was approving a $58 billion plan by PG&E to end a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after the utility's outdated equipment ignited deadly, destructive wildfires in Northern California.
Calistoga's New Microgrid Will Keep Lights On During PG&E Shutoffs This Wildfire SeasonWildfire season is underway and if this year is anything like last year, PG&E planned power shutoffs may return soon. Enter the microgrid.
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 Leaving San Francisco After 115 Years; Moving Headquarters To OaklandPacific Gas and Electric Corporation announced Monday it is leaving its longtime headquarters in San Francisco, established more than 100 years ago, and moving across the bay to Oakland.
3 Dead After Helicopter Hired By PG&E Strikes High-Voltage Line And Crashes Near FairfieldAuthorities are investigating the fatal Tuesday afternoon crash of a helicopter contracted by PG&E near Fairfield after the chopper struck a high-voltage line, killing all three passengers.
Federal Judge Calls PG&E 'Recalcitrant Criminal,' Delays New Probation RulingA federal judge in San Francisco called PG&E "a recalcitrant criminal" at a hearing on Thursday, but delayed ruling on whether to impose additional strict probation conditions aimed at preventing catastrophic wildfires.
Power Outage In Pleasanton Affects 3,200 CustomersA power outage in Pleasanton left at least 3,200 people without electricity Wednesday, according to Pacific Gas and Electric.
Confirmation Hearing Begins On PG&E's Plan For Exiting BankruptcyA multi-day confirmation hearing on PG&E's financial plan for emerging from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy began in federal bankruptcy court in San Francisco Wednesday.
PG&E Critic's Improper Email Delays Key Vote On Bankruptcy PlanState power regulators delayed a key vote on Pacific Gas & Electric's plan for getting out of bankruptcy Thursday after one of the utility's most outspoken critics sent an improper email attacking the company's proposal to pay wildfire victims.
PG&E Bankruptcy Plan Wins Support From Wildfire VictimsPacific Gas & Electric's plan for getting out of bankruptcy has won overwhelming support from the victims of deadly Northern California wildfires.
California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 EffortsWith the impending fire season approaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state nevertheless is preparing to spend millions more for wildfire preparation and suppression strategies, including establishment of a new wildfire safety division in the state Public Utilities Commission.
California Public Utilities Commission Hits PG&E With $1.9 Billion Penalty For WildfiresThe California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday imposed a record $1.9 billion penalty against PG&E Co. for its role in the catastrophic 2018 Camp Fire in Butte County and 16 North Bay wildfires in 2017.