Gov. Newsom Expected To Sign Bill That Could Help Pay Claims From WildfiresGovernor Gavin Newsom is expected to OK sweeping legislation meant to shore up the state's electric utilities in the face of devastating wildfires.
PG&E Helicopters Measure How Close Power Lines Are To VegetationPG&E is using new equipment to measure wildfire risks across the state.
PG&E Says It's Fixed Many Major Safety Risks On Lines, PolesPacific Gas & Electric Corp. officials said Wednesday its workers discovered more than 1,000 high-priority safety risks on its transmission lines and distribution poles over several months of inspections and almost all of them have been fixed.
$1 Billion PG&E Settlement To Local Governments To Be Used For Infrastructure NeedsPG&E settlement money to be used to help rebuild towns.
PG&E Will Pay Paradise More Than A Quarter-Billion Dollars To Cover Camp Fire DamagePG&E will pay more than a half-billion dollars to cover municipal claims related to last year's Camp Fire.
PG&E Will Pay Nevada, Yuba Counties And Others $415 Million For 2017 WildfiresPG&E will pay Nevada County, Yuba County and seven other counties and cities 415 million dollars for losses caused by the North Bay Wildfires in October 2017, including the Cascade, Lobo and McCourtney Fires.
Power Shut Off To Thousands In California Because Of WeatherAbout 500 firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted in Northern California Saturday afternoon and spread quickly across brush-covered hills.
Officials With PG&E View Damage Of Deadly Camp FireTop officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday.
PG&E’s New Weather Stations, Hi-Def Cameras Will Monitor High Fire-Threat Areas 24/7By the end of 2019, PG&E plans to have 600 weather stations and 100 high-definition cameras in high fire-threat areas.
California Approves Wide Power Outages To Prevent WildfiresCalifornia regulators on Thursday approved allowing utilities to cut off electricity to possibly hundreds of thousands of customers to avoid catastrophic wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and largely destroyed the city of Paradise.
California Leaders Won't Change Utilities' Liability For NowA California commission set up to study wildfire issues recommended Wednesday that the state change a liability standard imperiling major utilities, but Democratic leaders immediately said they won't tackle the hot-button topic for now.
More Than 1,800 Lose Power After Manteca Transformer FireAccording to the PG&E website, approximately 1,864 customers were affected by the outage that started just before 5 p.m.
CPUC Wants To Hear From Customers About PG&E's Rate Increase RequestPG&E wants to raise its rates and the California Public Utility Commission will hold public forums to give customers a chance to give their input.
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.