PG&E: More Than 100 Incidents Of Wind Damage Found In Wake Of Power OutageUtility crew inspections in the wake of a massive Pacific Gas & Electric preventive power outage that left millions of Northern Californians in the dark have discovered more than 100 incidents of wind damage to transmission lines that may have triggered a wildfire, company officials announced Wednesday.
California Power Shutoffs Highlight Widening Income GapBlackouts are highlighting the divide in Northern California where growing income disparity means access to reliable electricity is available to the affluent but increasingly out-of-reach for the economically vulnerable.
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.
Delayed PG&E Power Shutdown Begins In East Bay, South Bay, Santa Cruz CountyThe looming planned power shutdown set to start sometime after noon Wednesday has now been postponed without a set time for the East Bay, the South Bay and Santa Cruz, according to officials.
South Bay Residents Remain On Edge Awaiting Power OutageA neighborhood in the East Foothills of San Jose has been on edge all day Wednesday, waiting to see if the power would stay on or be cut off.
Bay Area Residents Facing Frustrations With PG&E Power ShutdownThe planned PG&E shutdown for Northern California is underway, but customer problems retrieving information online and a delay to the second round of shutoffs is leading to frustration over the process.
Sonoma County Colleges, Numerous Other Schools To Remain Closed Due To OutageSanta Rosa Junior College campuses will be closed Thursday and Sonoma State University will remain closed through Friday due to PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, school officials said Wednesday.
Newsom: Californians Should Be 'Outraged' Over PG&E Power ShutoffsGov. Gavin Newsom: The estimated 800,000 customers across California who will be affected by a Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E starting on Wednesday should be "outraged" and "infuriated."
Bay Area Power Outage Survival GuideWe all take the modern convenience of electricity for granted until the lights go out. Here are tips to follow if PG&E turns the power off in your neighborhood.
Caldecott, Devil's Slide Tunnels To Remain Open During OutageTwo major Bay Area tunnels used by commuters faced closures because of PG&E's planned Public Safety Power Shutdown, but crews were working to install backup generators so they stay open.
Veterans, Staff At San Jose Housing Facility Scramble To Prepare For Power OutageIn San Jose, as thousands prepare for parts of the city to go dark due to planned PG&E power outages, one man is preparing to simply stay alive.
PG&E Confirms It Will Shut Off Power To Quarter Million Bay Area CustomersA wind advisory and red flag warning have Pacific Gas & Electric officials considering cutting the power beginning early Wednesday morning to about 250,000 Bay Area residents as a safety precaution.
East Bay Residents Scramble To Prepare For Life Without Power During PG&E OutagesAt the Costco on Monument Boulevard in Concord, gas lines were wrapping around the block for the chance to fuel up before the lights potentially go out.
PG&E Power Shutoffs An Eerie Coincidence On Anniversary Of Wine Country WildfiresJust as power outages and high fire conditions were arriving for most of the Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma Counties will mark the anniversary of the firestorm that changed life for just about everyone in wine country.
South Bay Residents, Leaders Caught Off Guard By PG&E OutagesPeople living in South Bay communities from Morgan Hill to Mountain View are scrambling after being included for the first time ever on PG&E's list of possible power shutoffs due to high fire danger.