Fire Danger Could Force Blackouts In Central Valley And Sierra FoothillsManteca isn’t considered at high risk of burning down in a wildfire, but if the weather gets hot and dry enough in the Central Valley or Sierra Foothills, Pacific Gas and Electric Company could temporarily shut off power to the city and its more than 80,000 residents.
PG&E Blackout Plan May Affect Homes Not In High-Risk Fire ZonesYou could be at risk of losing power, even if you don't live in a high-fire-risk zone.
After Camp Fire, PG&E Customers Are Concerned About Rate HikesPG&E just had a $3.50/month rate increase approved in April. The utility is asking for another $22/month increase next, to cover wildfire safety.
PG&E Is Responsible For The Camp Fire — How Will This Affect Ratepayers?Generally speaking, if a utility is found to be negligent, they can't pass that debt on to ratepayers.
Cal Fire Investigation Finds PG&E Lines Responsible For Starting Destructive Camp FireCal Fire investigators have made their official determination of what caused the destructive Camp Fire in Butte County.
Major California Utilities Spent $1.3 Million On Lobbying So Far In 2019California's three major utilities spent at least $1.3 million to lobby state government in the first three months of 2019, during which one filed for bankruptcy and Gov. Gavin Newsom called for rethinking the state's energy future.
PG&E Still Lacks Estimate On Compensating Wildfire VictimsPG&E's top financial executives said they still haven't determined when the utility can start compensating victims of recent wildfires started by the utility's equipment.
Bankruptcy Judge Allows PG&E To Pay Out $235 Million In Bonuses For 2019A federal bankruptcy judge in San Francisco on Tuesday approved a plan by PG&E Co. to pay up to 10,000 employees $235 million in bonuses for their work in 2019.
Gov. Newsom Lays Out Plan To Deal With Wildfire CostsThe future of wildfires in California was a big topic Friday as Governor Gavin Newsom laid out a plan to deal with fires.
The Next Big Wildfire Could Mean Skyrocketing Rates For PG&E CustomersThe next big wildfire could mean more than major destruction to the communities in its path. Its costs could be felt by homeowners hundreds of miles away.
PG&E Names New CEO, Board Members Amid Bankruptcy ProceedingThe troubled California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. named a new chief executive and board members Wednesday amid a bankruptcy proceeding.
California Eyes Risk Pool As It Struggles With Costly Fires Officials were struggling Wednesday to find ways for homeowners to afford insurance in fire-prone areas of California .
DAs Will Not File Criminal Charges Against PG&E For Oct. 2017 NorCal Wildfires The District Attorneys for Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, and Lake Counties announced that no criminal charges will be filed against PG&E for the October 2017 Northern California wildfires.
Lawmakers Could Decide PG&E Rate Increases, Not Public Utilities CommissionPG&E will not be allowed to raise customer rates before getting permission from the Legislature if a new bill gets signed into law.
PG&E Cancels $130 Million In Bonuses For Employees Amid Costly FiresPG&E announced they have canceled $130 million in bonus money to thousands of their employees Friday.