2 PG&E Contractors Fall Repairing Electrical Lines Near ColfaxTwo linemen working to restore power to the Colfax area fell last night, trying to repair electrical lines. Cal Fire tweeted photos last night, saying the incident happened near Rollins Lake, where power is still out for many PG&E customers.
PG&E Customer With Stage 4 Cancer Gets Power Back In Foothills After 10 DaysA PG&E customer in Grass Valley with Stage 4 melanoma got his power back Tuesday afternoon after CBS13 visited his home to hear his story.
'This Is My Community': For Many PG&E Linemen, Getting Power Back On In Foothills Is PersonalPG&E says more than 1,200 linemen have been working long hours for weeks straight to restore power to the communities in the area.
Palisades Tahoe Sees Snowiest December EverThe Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort reported seeing the snowiest December on record this year with a total of 211 inches of snowfall this month.
'Worst That I've Seen': PG&E Faces Unprecedented Challenges To Get Power Back In FoothillsOne PG&E executive says the damage caused by the recent, record-setting snow storm in the Sierra Foothills is the worst he's seen. The utility says its working with unprecedented challenges to get power back to thousands of customers in the area.
Colfax Mayor Says City Is in 'Dire' Situation Due to Power OutageColfax Mayor Trinity Burruss wants her city to know she's here to help. The recent, record-breaking snow storm in the Sierra has left tens of thousands of PG&E customers without power. For Colfax residents, that's only half the problem.
Sierra Snowstorm Causes Trouble Along I-80 For Non-Essential Truck DriversThough I-80 partially reopened Tuesday night, non-essential trucks are still not allowed through the pass, frustrating drivers along their route.
'Access Is Horrible': PG&E Faces Challenges Getting Power Back To 60,000 Customers In FoothillsTens of thousands of PG&E customers in the Sierra Foothills are waiting for their power to return after a record-breaking winter storm wreaked havoc on trees and power lines in the area.
The Nearly 17 Feet Of Snow In The Sierra Is Crushing Records — But It's Still Not EnoughAs of Tuesday, more than 202 inches of snow — nearly 17 feet — had fallen so far this month at the University of California, Berkeley's Central Sierra Snow Laboratory, at Donner Pass east of Sacramento.
Some I-80 Drivers Caught In Snow Due To Weather ConditionsAs rain continued to hit the valley, some drivers were caught by surprise up in the foothills.
Sierra Avalanche Warning Set To Moderate SeverityAccording to the Sierra Avalanche Center, the avalanche severity level has been set to moderate, which means there is potential for avalanches although not very likely.
Sierra Snow: Sacramento Family Stuck in Tahoe, Snowplow Driver Digs Out VehiclesA Sacramento family stuck in Tahoe for days because of the snow isn't upset, but celebrating a longer vacation.
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Lower Elevations As Another Storm Rolls Through NorCalAccording to the National Weather Service Sacramento, the warning is for elevations above 1,000 feet with near white-out conditions expected at times during this stretch.
Businesses In The Low Country Brace For Another Round Of Wet WeatherThe overnight storm left its mark by dumping several feet of snow in Northern California. The drive up I-80 turned quickly from slick rain to heavy snow.
Major Multi-day Storm Headed Toward Northern CaliforniaCaltrans warning motorists that weather will impact Sierra travel routes.