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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.

07/01/2013

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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.

06/04/2013

credit: Peter Roney

Some Davis Residents Still Without Power After Transformer Explosion

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

06/02/2013

credit: Peter Roney

Underground Electrical Fires Cause Power Outages In Davis

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

06/01/2013

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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.

03/26/2013

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.

01/29/2013

Van Into Apartment

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.

01/01/2013

Propane Grill

Hundreds Left In The Dark On Christmas Day

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

12/25/2012

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.

12/17/2012

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.

12/03/2012

Pole Removal West Sac

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.

11/30/2012

Power Outage AP

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.

11/27/2012

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