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.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning for North and East Bay Hills Set for Tuesday NightThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning upgraded a Fire Weather Watch for the North and East Bay to a Red Flag Warning for the region.
PSPS Power Outages: Lights Got Back On Across San Francisco Bay AreaThe lights went back on across wine country early Wednesday as Pacific Gas & Electric crews were able to restore electricity that had been shut off to thousands of homes as a precaution during several days of extreme fire danger.
Power Shutoff May Have Cost A Homeowner's Life At House Fire In San AnselmoA devastating house fire in San Anselmo claimed the life of an elderly woman and sent another person to the hospital, Monday afternoon. A neighbor says the Public Safety Power Shutoff may have cost the homeowner’s life.
PSPS Update: 'All Clear' Issued For Parts Of 5 Bay Area Counties Impacted By Power Shutoff; Line Inspections BeginOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday announced that parts of five Bay Area counties affected by the current safety power shutoff have been given the "all clear," allowing power restoration efforts to begin.
East Bay Regional Park District Extends Park Closure Due To Fire DangerOfficials with the East Bay Regional Park District on Monday announced the closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills would be extend through Wednesday morning due to concerns over continued high winds and fire danger.
Thousands Awaken In Darkened Homes; Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts; Trees Topple, Small Fires Ignited Thousands of San Francisco Bay Area residents awoke Monday morning in homes without electricity in the wake of planned PG&E power shutoffs as a windstorm that generated hurricane force gusts overnight triggered a lingering Red Flag Warning and a continuing threat of wildfires.
Update: Gusty 89 MPH Winds Whip Through North Bay Mountains; Crews Respond To Fires In North And East BayWind gusts of a hurricane force 89 mph whipped through the hills above wine country Sunday night as fire crews across the Bay Area kept a watchful eye, responding to several fires in the North and East Bay.
PG&E Restores Power to 'Essentially All' Customers; Red Flag Warning Extended Into SaturdayPG&E said Friday night that all power has been restored to all customers who receive service who were impacted by the most recent Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PSPS: Outages Leave 22,000 Bay Area PG&E Customers Without Electricity Amid Red-Flag Fire WarningMore than 22,000 Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers in the Bay Area remained without electricity Thursday due to the Public Safety Power Shutoff, a measure taken to decrease the risk of wildfires.
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.
PG&E To Issue Watches, Warnings Ahead Of PSPS Power Shutoff EventsPacific Gas & Electric Co. announced that it plans to issue advance watches and warnings ahead of potentially shutting off power to areas over wildfire risk.
Public Safety Power Shutoffs: PG&E Crews Restore Power To 97 Percent Of NorCal Homes, BusinessesPacific Gas & Electric gave the "all clear" in areas impacted by a Public Safety Power Shutoff that began on Labor Day, setting the stage for power to be restored.