Bay Area Power Shutoff Survival GuideExtremely and windy conditions have prompted Pacific Gas and Electric to issue a 48-hour notice Monday of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff affecting 264,000 customers in 22 Northern California counties, including six Bay Area counties.
Power Outage On Southern End Of San Francisco Affects Over 5,000 ResidentsA power outage affecting over 5,000 residents in the Mission Terrace, Sunnyside, Balboa Park and Excelsior neighborhoods turned out the lights in South San Francisco for about an hour Wednesday night.
Treasure Island Residents Deal With Latest Power OutagePeople living on Treasure Island may not have been affected by the recent PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but some residents on Wednesday were still without electricity following the latest outage.
Is Your Food Safe? USDA Gives Power Outage Refrigerator TipsIn the wake of multiple power shutoffs, the US Department of Agriculture is urging Californians to heed food safety warnings and not take any chances with food that may have been stored at warm temperatures in refrigerators during the blackouts.
Thousands Of East Bay Businesses, Homes In The Dark After PG&E Cuts PowerPeople who live and work in Lafayette were in the dark Saturday night after PG&E shut off their power during the latest round of public safety power shutoffs.
Firefighter Injured Protecting Trapped Residents From Kincade Fire FlamesAs the massive Kincade Fire -- now larger than the landmass of Manhattan -- continued its advance across California's Wine Country early Saturday, burning homes and charring more than 25,000 acres, a firefighters and the two civilians he saved were recovering from their burns.
Kincade Fire Grows To Nearly 24,000 Acres; New Evacuation Orders Issued, Firefighter HurtDespite the advantage of calm winds most of the day Friday, crews made little headway in containing the destructive Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which grew to 23,700 acres and remained at five percent containment.
Weekend Performances At UC Berkeley Campus Canceled Due To Power ShutoffShows scheduled this weekend at UC Berkeley have been cancelled due to the planned electrical power shutoff that is expected to include the campus, Cal Performances said Friday.
Kincade Fire In Sonoma County Grows To 16,000 Acres, At 5% ContainmentCal Fire reported Thursday evening that a total of 49 structures have burned in Sonoma County as the fast-moving Kincade Fire grew to about 16,000 acres with only 5 percent containment.
PG&E Reports Malfunction At Transmission Tower Near Origin Of Kincade FirePacific Gas and Electric has alerted state regulators Thursday that a high voltage transmission power line malfunctioned in the area and around the time the Kincade Fire began in Sonoma County.
PG&E Begins Restoring Power In North Bay, Sierra Foothills; Plans New Weekend ShutdownsPG&E on Thursday gave a weather "all clear" to customers affected by its Public Safety Power Shutoff that began Wednesday in the North Bay and Sierra foothills above Interstate Highway 80.