PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Zogg Fire That Killed 4A Northern California district attorney announced manslaughter and numerous other charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Friday after its equipment sparked the Zogg Fire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Widespread Outage Cuts Off Electrical Power To Danville ResidentsNearly 3,300 PG&E customers in Danville and San Ramon were without power Wednesday morning as the utility sought to determine the cause of the outage.
San Jose Fire, PG&E Crews Respond to Gas Leak on Zanker RoadFirefighters in San Jose and PG&E crews are at the scene of a gas leak after a line was struck by a contractor near Zanker Road and Montague Expressway, according to authorities.
PG&E Says Light Rain After Long Drought Led to Lights-Out Across Bay AreaPG&E explained that the widespread power outages that hit many Bay Area neighborhoods Sunday happened because of how little rain fell overnight rather than how much.
UPDATE: Outage Number Drops; Thousands in East Bay Still Without PowerThe number of PG&E customers still affected by weather-related power outages in the Bay Area dropped to under 10,000 by mid-afternoon Sunday.
PG&E Crews Responding to Outage Affecting Over 6,000 Customers in Mission, Twin PeaksPG&E crews are headed to the scene of a large outage currently impacting more than 6,000 customers in the Mission District and other neighborhoods early Friday evening, according to the utility.
Lawsuits Accuse PG&E of Starting Massive Dixie FireTwo lawsuits have been filed on behalf of nearly 200 people alleging Pacific Gas and Electric caused the massive Dixie Fire which has burned nearly one million acres in five Northern California counties.
WILDFIRES: Judge Continues Probing Into PG&E's Possible Role in Dixie FireU.S. District Judge William Alsup has repeatedly hammered PG&E for creating dangers with its fraying equipment, igniting some of the deadliest wildfires in California, causing so much death and destruction during 2017 and 2018 that the company negotiated more than $25 billion in settlements during a 17-month bankruptcy that ended last year.
PG&E Warns of Uptick In Scammers Demanding Payment, Threatening Service ShutoffPG&E is warning that gas and electric customers are increasingly being targeted by scammers threatening to shut off service unless they are paid immediately.
UPDATE: San Jose Gas Leak Repairs Continue; Evacuations in Place Until Late ThursdayHundreds of people evacuated from a neighborhood near downtown San Jose following a gas line rupture Wednesday will not be able to return until late Thursday evening, according to authorities.
UPDATE: San Jose Neighborhood To Remain Evacuated Until Noon After Gas LeakHundreds of people in a neighborhood near downtown San Jose will remain evacuated at least until noon Thursday following a natural gas leak.
PG&E: Electricity Returning To All Customers Affected By Public Safety Power Shutoff By Thursday EveningPG&E announced late Wednesday night that it had restored power to almost 55 percent of customers affected by shutoffs that began Tuesday.
Morgan Hill Police Advise Residents to Shelter in Place Due to Gas LeakPolice in Morgan Hill on Wednesday afternoon advised residents in the area of U.S. Highway 101 and Main Avenue to shelter in place due to a gas leak.
UPDATE: Thousands of North Bay PG&E Customers Remain With Power Amid PSPSThousands of people in the North Bay were still without power Wednesday following Pacific Gas & Electric's latest Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PG&E Begins Public Safety Power Shutoff Impacting 51,000 NorCal CustomersPacific Gas and Electric technicians have commenced a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Tuesday evening across a wide swath of Northern California, including the North Bay and East Bay.