Gov. Newsom Calls On PG&E To Credit Customers For Losses During Power ShutoffAfter last week’s Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday called on the utility to give a credit or rebate to affected residents and businesses.
PG&E Defends Blackouts, Shows Line Damage That Might Have Sparked FiresPG&E officials defended their use of this week's public safety power shutoff saying crews inspecting lines after this week's high winds have found 50 cases so far of damage or hazard to their equipment.
As Climate Warms, Expect More Blackouts to Forestall WildfiresExpect more preventative power blackouts in California as the climate gets hotter and drier and the wildfire season gets nastier and longer, scientists say.
With Power Mostly Restored, PG&E Warns of Future Safety ShutoffsAll but one county in the Bay Area on Saturday morning had power fully restored to customers affected by PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PG&E Restores Power to 97% of Customers Impacted by ShutoffsPacific Gas & Electric says it has restored power to 97 percent of the customers it deliberately blacked out because of weather-related fire concerns.
Crews Struggle With Terrain During Power Restoration In North BayFor anyone in the North Bay waiting for their power to be restored Friday, there were about 6,000 people trying to make it happen.
Tesla Owners Receive Warnings To Recharge Amid PG&E BlackoutsWhen Wendy Bedolla got into her Tesla Model 3 Thursday morning there was a message waiting for her.
Coroner: PG&E Power Shutoff Did Not Caused Death Of Pollock Pines Man On OxygenNorthern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.
UC Berkeley Cancels Classes For A Third Day Due To PG&E ShutdownUC Berkeley officials announced early Thursday evening that classes would be cancelled for the third consecutive day on Friday in the wake of the PG&E power shutdown.
PG&E Ramps Up Tree-Trimming Efforts Amid Increased Wildfire ConcernsFall can be a deadly time of year in Northern California. It's a time when wildfires have raged through hillsides and into cities like Santa Rosa and towns like Paradise.
Santa Clara County Strike On Hold Due To PG&E Power ShutoffCounty workers with Service Employees International Union Local 521 announced late Wednesday that they would postpone the strike, which started Oct. 2.