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El Dorado County Fire

PG&E Shuts Off Power To 50,000 In El Dorado County To Protect Firefighters

A grass fire left nearly 50,000 residents without power with temperatures soaring past 100 degrees after PG&E officials decided to shut off electricity to protect firefighters.


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PG&E Didn’t Use Millions Of Dollars It Collected To Improve Pipeline Safety

An audit says PG&E did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.


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Some Davis Residents Still Without Power After Transformer Explosion

Hundreds of Davis residents are still without power after an underground transformer exploded Saturday.


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Underground Electrical Fires Cause Power Outages In Davis

Explosions at two separate underground electrical vaults led to power outages in Davis.


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PG&E Reports Progress On Safety Recommendations

More than two and a half years after a pipeline explosion killed eight people in a San Francisco suburb, a Northern California utility said Tuesday it has made sure that all of its gas transmission lines coursing through urban areas are running at safe operating pressures.


A natural gas line was ruptured in Rancho Cordova on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (credit: Sac Metro Fire)

Natural Gas Line Severed In Rancho Cordova

Construction crews accidentally cut a natural gas line in Rancho Cordova.


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Van Hits Natural Gas Line In Stockton, Forcing Evacuations

Residents at a Stockton apartment complex had a rude wake-up Tuesday after a van hit a natural gas line, forcing them from their apartments.


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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.


PG and E Holds News Conference To Discuss Most Vulnerable Pipelines

UPDATE: Power Back On For Thousands In Amador And Calaveras Counties

Power is back on for 35,000 people in both Amador and Calaveras Counties.


The worker was killed when his truck hit the pole Friday.

PG&E Releases Name Of Worker Killed In Crash

PG&E has released the name of a worker who died when his truck slammed into a pole in West Sacramento on Friday morning.


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PG&E Worker Killed In West Sacramento After Truck Slams Into Light Pole

A PG&E worker was killed Friday morning when his truck slammed into a traffic pole in West Sacramento.


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Power Outages and Storms

When storms hit, there is a chance your power could go out. Here are some tips to help you prepare for a possible power outage, staying safe during an outage and getting your power restored.