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Fire Causes Power Outage To Thousands Of SMUD Customers In Sacramento County

More than 18,000 SMUD customers were without power on Saturday morning because of a fire in Sacramento County.


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Regulators Pass Higher Electricity Rates For Most Customers

Most residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase.


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California Regulators Set To Overhaul Home Electricity Costs

Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their bills rise under a proposal being considered by California regulators.


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PG&E Goes Airborne To Find Drought-Stricken Trees Threatening Power Lines

As the drought drags on, the chances for destructive wildfires increase by the day. Crews are taking to the air looking for to help keep the fire danger to a minimum.



Crash In Stockton Knocks Out Power To Thousands, Damages Electrical Boxes

Thousands of PG&E customers in Stockton were without power Monday after a truck hit a power pole.


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Breaker Box Break-Ins May Be Spreading To Rocklin

Bonnie Puleo was getting ready for bed, when suddenly the lights went out throughout her house. But everyone else in the neighborhood still had power. Her husband went outside to find someone had shut off their electricity at the breaker box.


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Several Blocks Of Downtown Sacramento Lose Power Overnight

Downtown residents may be a little late for work this morning after the power went out in downtown Sacramento overnight.


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Hundreds Left In The Dark On Christmas Day

Hundreds of people across the Sacramento Valley woke up this morning without power.



Call Kurtis: What Do I Really Owe? The Rules On Utility Backbilling

Michael Shaw thought he did everything right. “We’ve ordered stuff here and it has never showed up,” Shaw said of his house, once an Amador County beauty shop, along Hilltop Road. “It’s a very random, […]

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SUV Hits Power Pole In Rancho Cordova, Knocking Out Power

Power is back on Monday after hundreds of people in Rancho Cordova were left in the dark overnight.


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Power Outage Leaves Hundreds In The Dark

A power outage in one Sacramento neighborhood left hundreds in the dark on Tuesday. There were 400 people left without power in the area of Bailey Way just prior to 5 a.m.


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PG&E’s Second-Quarter Profits Rise

PG&E Corp.’s earnings climbed 9 percent in the second quarter, as a revenue boost from two rate case settlements offset costs related to last year’s San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.