Flex Alert Designed To Conserve Energy In California LiftedCalifornia power regulators are calling on residents to conserve energy Monday as they expect an increased demand for energy with more high temperatures and a wildfire in southern Oregon impacting electric transmission lines.
'It Drains You': Keeping Cool On A Sweltering Saturday, Without Using Too Much A/CCalifornia successfully avoided rolling blackouts on a sweltering Saturday, but without cranking up the air conditioning - people had to find other ways to beat the heat.
Third Day Of 110-Degree Heat This Year Ties Sacramento RecordThe high heat on Saturday tied an all-time record for the city of Sacramento.
California's Power Grid Operator Says 'No Plans For A Flex Alert' MondayDespite initial concerns Sunday over the ongoing heatwave, California's power grid operator said there will be sufficient energy supply to avoid calling on residents to conserve energy Monday.
Sacramento, Stockton And Modesto Reach Record Temperatures MondayIt was a hot Labor Day, with record-high temperatures around Northern California Monday.
Heat, Smoke And Fire Danger Present Health Risks Over Labor Day WeekendFires across California are making the air quality unhealthy. With extreme heat, smoky skies and a Red Flag Warning, some are calling it an extremely unusual Labor Day.
Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto Heat Reaches Record-High TemperaturesSacramento, Stockton and Modesto all recorded record-high temperatures on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service Sacramento.
California ISO Lifts Stage 2 Emergency Saturday As Heat, Energy Demand Is HighThe California ISO lifted a stage 2 emergency declared on Saturday after saying rolling blackouts were expected as an intense heat wave is leading to high demand for energy usage.
Flex Alert Issued Starting Saturday As NorCal Braces For Hot Labor Day WeekendHot weather is returning to Northern California for the holiday weekend, with temperatures expected in the triple digits.
Californians Urged To Conserve Energy Again Amid Heat WaveCalifornians were urged to conserve electricity again Wednesday as the searing heat wave roasting the West strained the state's electrical grid and raised the threat that another round of rolling blackouts might be needed to reduce the load on the system.
Bracing For Blackouts: PG&E Tool Helps Customers Prepare For Potential Power Outages A new tool from PG&E just went live Tuesday, allowing customers to look up their load block and find out when they are at risk of an outage.
Gov. Newsom Declares Statewide Emergency Amid Heat Wave, Extreme WeatherGov. Gavin Newsom has declared a statewide emergency as California boils under a heat wave that has caused extreme weather conditions.
Outages Still Possible This Week As Heat Wave Threatens California Power GridCalifornia is scrambling to maintain control over the state's power supply.
Folsom Shuts Down Historic Sutter Street To Boost Patio Access For RestaurantsFor the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, city leaders shut down Sutter Street, giving dozens of businesses in historic downtown access to more patio space and more customers.
Heat Prompts Rolling Blackouts For First Time Since 2001For the first time since 2001, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) declared a statewide Stage 3 emergency Friday evening due to high electricity use in excessive heat.