PG&E Begins Power Restoration As Sonoma County Residents Face Bitter ColdParts of Sonoma County are going through their fifth Public Safety Power Shutoff of the season. But this time around, those without power face the bitter cold as well as fire danger.
All East Bay Regional Parks Closed Due To Dangerous Fire WeatherAll East Bay Regional Parks and Trails are closed until Tuesday due to extreme weather and fire danger, the regional park district announced Sunday.
PG&E Announces Possible Third Consecutive Power Shutdown TuesdayOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric have announced a possible third consecutive Public Safety Power Shutdown due to dangerous fire conditions that would affect customers in 32 counties starting Tuesday.
Massive Power Shutoff Disrupts Sunday Routines; New Wind Event ForecastNearly two million Northern California residents have had their Sunday rituals disrupted by a historic PG&E preventive power outage as Red Flag Warning wind conditions fueled a wildfire in Sonoma County and threatened to spark blazes elsewhere.
Red Flag Warning: Strong Burst Of Winds May Cause Extreme Fire BehaviorA red flag warning was in effect Saturday night through Monday morning for "dangerously strong offshore winds and critically low humidity," according to the National Weather Service. Residents were warned such conditions could cause "extreme fire behavior."
Lights Going Out For Millions In Unprecedented Preventive PG&E Power OutagesWith red flag warning conditions packing howling winds predicted for late Saturday, Pacific Gas & Electric officials went forward with the second planned power shutoff this week because of mounting fire danger conditions from the Bay Area to the Sierra.
Weekend Power Shutoffs For 'Historic Wind Event' Could Impact Nearly Entire Bay AreaThe potential high winds this weekend have PG&E warning that another round of power shutoffs may hit nearly every county in the Bay Area starting Saturday night, affecting 400,000 customers.
PG&E To Shut Off Power In Contra Costa County This WeekendPG&E will shut off power to about 120,000 people in Contra Costa County this weekend. Alameda County is also preparing for a PSPS event that may affect 57,000 people.
Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Garage Fire In San AnselmoMultiple agencies have contained a two-alarm fire to a single structure in San Anselmo Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
PG&E To Decide On Power Shutoff For Thousands Of Bay Area Customers Wed. MorningPG&E is calling for a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff and the utility will make a decision Wednesday morning about whether communities will once again be left in the dark.
Red Flag Warning Issued; Thousands Anxiously Awaiting Final Decision On Power OutagesFor North Bay residents like Lawrence Phillips, PG&E power outages have become just one more daily challenge they need to overcome to live in California's picturesque Wine Country.
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.
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.