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PG&E To Heighten Security After Electric Substation Sabotage In Silicon Valley

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. renewed its support on Tuesday for a three-year, $86 million project to heighten security at electricity substations following the sabotage last April of one of its Silicon Valley facilities.


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UDPATE: Extreme Cold In U.S. Causing Natural Gas Shortage At Southern Calif. Power Plants

California’s power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the United States and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.


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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.


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Californians Told To Go Easy On Power Amid Heat

The heat has yet to break, but Californians are being urged to turn down their air conditioners.


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Californians Urged To Conserve Power Again

Operators of California’s electricity grid have declared a Flex Alert for Tuesday to encourage conservation as inland regions continue to swelter in high heat.


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California Heat Wave Prompts Call For Power Conservation

Californians sweltering in a heat wave are being urged to reduce power consumption, including air conditioning, through the weekend to maintain electrical reserves and avoid the possibility of outages.



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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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.



Roseville Businesses Go Dark After Transformer Fire

Some Roseville businesses are in the dark this afternoon after an electrical transformer caught fire.


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9,000 Residents In The Foothills Still Without Power

Thousands of residents in the foothills are still in the dark this morning after a heavy snowfall knocked down power lines. As of 4:40 a.m. Tuesday PG&E reported 9,000 customers still without electricity in Eldorado, […]



Thousands Without Power In Foothills

PG&E officials say Saturday’s massive snow downpour knocked power out to more than 18,000 customers in four counties. Those counties include El Dorado, Placer, Nevada and Sierra.