Power Shutoff Diary: In Darkened Dwellings, Calistoga Seniors Face Tough Choice – Stay or LeaveSome parts of the North Bay are still in the dark due to PG&E public safety power shutoffs and it has become a health and safety issue for one neighborhood in Calistoga
PG&E Power Shutoffs Commence In North Bay, East Bay, South BayIncreased fire dangers had PG&E cutting power to thousands in the Bay Area Wednesday, flipping the switch for North Bay customers starting at 6 p.m. with additional outages planned for parts of the East Bay later Wednesday night.
PG&E Power Shutoffs Planned For Most Bay Area Counties Starting WednesdayPacific Gas and Electric is planning to shut off power for thousands of customers in all but two Bay Area counties, due critical fire danger conditions.
SJ Residents Blast PG&E After Transformer Blows, Shutting Off Power During Heat WaveAfter suffering all weekend without power, San Jose residents blasted PG&E for equipment failure that caused the utility to shut off their electricity during the hottest days of summer.
Early PG&E Blackouts Forewarned Later ProblemsAn Associated Press review shows widespread problems with the four “public safety power shutoffs” the utility started rolling out in 2018, a year before massive blackouts paralyzed much of California in recent months.
PG&E: High Wind Event Could Prompt Power Shutoffs In North Bay This WeekPG&E said Sunday that an expected high wind event Wednesday could prompt a Public Safety Power Shutoff for some customers in the North Bay, Sierra foothills and North Valley, but conditions remain fluid.