3 Arrested, 1 Person Still In Tree Protesting PG&E Plans To Cut Down Trees In Nevada CityAuthorities have arrested three people for allegedly trespassing at the site where activists are protesting PG&E cutting down trees in Nevada City.
California Braces For More Fire Danger From Fierce Winds; PG&E Restores Power To 156k CustomersIn Northern California, the easing of winds allowed Pacific Gas & Electric to begin restoring power after the largest of five safety shutoffs this year.
Shutoff Fatigue: Some El Dorado County Residents Enduring Third Blackout In 2 MonthsIn Placerville, some neighbors are experiencing their third Public Safety Power Shutoff in two months.
PG&E Initiates Shutoffs Expected To Impact Over 360,000 Customers Across 36 CountiesPacific Gas and Electric on Sunday began another Public Safety Power Shutoff and said approximately 361,000 customers across 36 counties are expected to be impacted amid a significant wind event and high wildfire risk.
El Dorado County Preps For PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffsAs Pacific Gas and Electric plans for their biggest public safety power shutoff event of the year, people in Placerville are preparing too. Thousands could lose power in their homes as soon as Sunday morning.
PG&E Power Shutoffs: Power Restored To Nearly 74% Of Impacted Customers Thursday EveningAs predicted, gusty winds moved into parts of Northern California as another power shutoff was rolled out to prevent sparking wires from igniting new wildfires.
PSPS Update: PG&E To Turn Off Power To Nearly 37K Customers Wednesday NightApproximately 37,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers will lose power Wednesday evening due to increased fire weather and strong winds.
PG&E Considers More Fire-Prevention Power Shutoffs In 19 Counties This WeekElectricity may be shut off to 50,000 Northern California utility customers this week to try to prevent power lines from sparking and igniting new wildfires during a predicted new round of gusty, hot and dry weather.
PG&E Power Shutoffs Possible This Week For Customers In 19 CountiesMore power shutoffs are possible this week amid Red Flag conditions.
PG&E Lacked Basic Training Before Safety ShutoffsWhen Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to large swaths of wildfire-prone Northern California last fall, few of the emergency personnel managing the blackouts for the nation’s largest utility had learned the fundamentals of managing an emergency in their home state.
PSPS Updates: 32k PG&E Customers Without Power Thursday EveningPacific Gas and Electric Co. is holding a briefing on the Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PG&E Cuts Power To Tens Of Thousands Facing Fire ThreatPower shutoffs will go into effect beginning Wednesday evening as a fire-weather watch takes effect this week, Pacific Gas and Electric announced.
Firefighters Deploy To Northern California Amid New Wildfire ThreatFire crews from across the state were being deployed to Northern California, where hot, windy conditions Wednesday renewed the threat of fire in the region where massive blazes already have destroyed hundreds of homes and killed or injured dozens of people this year.
Nevada City Protesters Hanging Out In Trees So PG&E Won’t Cut Them DownActivists are vowing to sit in trees near Pioneer Cemetery until Pacific Gas and Electric comes to the table to hear them out.
Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Cause Of Deadly Zogg FireFire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in Shasta County have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility reported Friday.