California Senate Panel To Investigate PG&E Power ShutoffThe leader of the California Senate asked a committee Thursday to investigate a utility company's decision to cut off power to more than 2 million people to prevent wildfires.
Top PG&E Executive In Ill-timed Winery Retreat Out Of JobA top Pacific Gas and Electric Co. executive who was among a group of employees who wined and dined top customers just before the utility’s mass power outage last week is no longer with the company.
Citing Public Safety, Rocklin Mayor Wants Cut Ties With PG&EThe mayor of Rocklin wants to break up with PG&E.
CPUC Sanctions PG&E Over Power OutagesGov. Gavin Newsom has also criticized PG&E for its performance during the outage, blaming what he called decades of mismanagement, underinvestment and lousy communication with the public.
Authorities Identify Intruder Shot And Killed By Off-Duty Yuba County DeputyAuthorities have identified the home intruder who was shot and killed by an off-duty deputy during the massive PG&E shutoffs.
PG&E: All Power Restored To Customers Affected By ShutoffsPG&E announced Saturday evening that all power has been restored following Wednesday's massive public safety power shutoffs.
Placer County Ensuring Residents Dispose Of Spoiled Food Properly After Power Shutoff Placer County is taking steps to ensure residents dispose of spoiled food properly.
PG&E: Power Restored To 97% Of Customers Friday NightApproximately 21,000 customers are still without power Friday night, going on three days in the dark.
Businesses Working To Get Back To Normal After Power ShutoffThe planned power outages resulted in thousands of dollars of losses for Auburn businesses.
El Dorado County Man's Death Not PG&E Shutoff-Related, Coroner SaysThe El Dorado County coroner says PG&E's power shutoffs did not cause the death of a Pollock Pines man who died 12 minutes after the power was cut and relied on oxygen and CPAP machines to live.
Placer County Offers Free Disposal Of Spoiled Food After Power ShutoffAccording to the county, disposing of food at the transfer station will deter bears and wildlife from being drawn to residential trash cans filled with extra food waste.
PG&E Responds To Governor's Harsh Criticism Of Public Safety Power ShutoffsIt’s the second night for thousands in our area still without power. This as PG&E responds to the Governor’s harsh criticism about the planned power outages.
PG&E Restorations Begin In Some Areas; More Equipment Inspections To Begin Thursday Afternoons more than 600,000 customers across Northern California are still without electricity, PG&E announced that calmer wind conditions in some affected areas will allow safety inspections to begin this afternoon to determine if they can move forward with more restorations.
PG&E CEO Apologizes To Customers: ‘We Were Not Adequately Prepared’PG&E CEO Bill Johnson admitted during a Thursday evening press conference that the utility thoroughly botched its Public Safety Power Shutoff, apologizing to customers.
Public Library Comes To The Rescue For People Needing Power In El Dorado HillsPeople in El Dorado Hills are also going to the public library, which somehow has power even though all the neighborhoods around it, did not.