San Francisco Asks CPUC To Put Price Tag On PG&E’s InfrastructureAs San Francisco continues its effort to buy PG&E's electric facilities and transition the city to public power, city officials said on Tuesday they've asked the California Public Utilities Commission to determine the value of PG&E's local electric infrastructure.
San Francisco Asks State Utility Regulators To Set A Price For PG&E Transmission Lines In The CityCiting safety concerns, San Francisco officials asked state utility regulators Tuesday to come up with a fair price for the purchase of the Pacific Gas & Electric lines and equipment used to distribute electrical power to customers within the city.
Dixie Fire Update: Extreme Fire Conditions Along East Zone; Flames 'Running Through The Crowns'While fire crews battled flames advancing toward Jonesville on the northeastern edge of the massive Dixie Fire early Saturday, their counterparts along the eastern edge were confronted with "borderline extreme fire behavior" as the blaze grew to 181,289 acres.
Dixie Fire Update: New Mandatory Evacuations in Plumas County; Blaze Explodes Into 113,000-Acre MegafireSeveral new mandatory evacuation orders were issued in Plumas County Thursday as the Dixie Fire continued its explosive growth.
Dixie Fire Update: Flames Race Up Feather River Canyon; Towering Pyrocumulus Cloud Stirs Up Erratic WeatherA wall of flames fueled by erratic winds and clouds of embers raced up the Feather River overnight through the Plumas County communities of Belden and Rich Bar as the Dixie Fire grew to over 61,000 acres and was just 15 percent contained.
UPDATE: Dixie Fire Grows to 40,500 Acres; Blown PG&E Power Line Fuses May Have Started BlazeBlown fuses on a Pacific Gas and Electric power line are being looked at a possible cause of the Dixie Fire burning in Butte and Plumas counties that has exploded in size to 40,500 acres as of Monday evening.
Outage Leaves Thousands Without Power In OakleyThousands of homes and businesses were without power in Oakley on Monday night.
After Deadly Wildfires, PG&E's Bankruptcy Promises Falling FlatPromises made by CEO Patricia “Patti" Poppe in her first letter to shareholders are ringing hollow a year after PG&E emerged from one of the most complex bankruptcy cases in U.S. history.
PG&E Seeks $3.6 Billion In Rate Hikes For Wildfire SafetyPacific Gas & Electric asked regulators Wednesday to grant a $3.6 billion rate hike to help it pay for hardening its power systems to prevent deadly wildfires.
PG&E Burying Power Lines In High-Fire Zones To Keep The Lights On In Severe WeatherPG&E is working on burying power lines underground to minimize the impact of shut-offs during severe weather conditions.
Crews Cap Morgan Hill Gas Leak That Prompted EvacuationsPG&E crews have capped a natural gas leak in a residential neighborhood near the southwestern corner of Morgan Hill, according to Cal Fire officials.
UPDATE: PG&E Avoids Planned Rotating Outages Thursday as Bay Area Cooks in Record Heat WaveAs the clock ticked past 9 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Gas and Electric customers who had been warned earlier in the evening to anticipate possible rotating power outages could breathe a little easier -- and keep their air conditioners humming -- as the region sweltered under a record heat wave.
Hundreds Of SF Homes, Businesses Without Power In SOMA, Mission BayHundreds of residents in San Francisco's South of Market and Mission Bay neighborhoods were without power Tuesday evening.
UPDATE: Hundreds Without Power In PiedmontA power outage in the East Bay left thousands of PG&E customers in the dark, Monday night.
PG&E Vault Fire in San Rafael Cuts Power to ThousandsAn electrical fire at a PG&E utility vault has cut power to about 3,000 customers in San Rafael Sunday afternoon, according to reports received by the KPIX newsroom.