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Nonprofits repeat 'Call to Change Vallejo'
Michael Gregory, reflected in a window, prune vines at Milestones of Development as Rebuilding Together preps for work this weekend.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
PG&E Reveals Hundreds Did Not Finish Required Pipeline Training
Hundreds of Pacific Gas and Electric employees responsible for fusing together the plastic pipes that deliver natural gas to homes have not properly completed training required to be certified to perform the work, PG&E officials said Thursday.
PG&E to start replacing 4,400 feet of Tracy pipeline
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. plans to begin work on replacing 4,400 feet of natural gas transmission pipeline in north Tracy on Aug. 7. This stretch of pipe was identified by PG&E as one that needed to be replaced as part of the mandatory Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan created by the California Public Utilities Commission after a PG&E gas line ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Orinda Meeting for Miner Road Utility Undergrounding Postponed to Aug. 5
News from the City of Orinda: This past year Pacific Gas & Electric has been working on a plan to construct the Miner Road Undergrounding Utility project which will convert the existing overhead utilities into new underground conduits.
Blackout: Equipment malfunction cause of large Eel River Valley outage
The outage that left nearly 9,400 Eel River Valley customers without power Monday night and early Tuesday was caused by an equipment malfunction at a power substation, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Company spokeswoman Brittany McKannay.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Over 9,000 without power in Eel River Valley
Thousands of customers tonight are without power in the Eel River Valley, according to the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
The Union Democrat
TUD: Water sale, raises weighed
Tuolumne Utilities District directors will consider an agreement Tuesday that could provide an emergency supply of water for hundreds of Del Oro Water Co.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River
In the third-largest watershed in California, the Eel River rambles through some of the state's most stunning landscape.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
New Times SLO
Hot water: A Morro Bay fisherman faces federal charges for allegedly...
One witness reported seeing a man, about 6 feet tall with shoulder-length shaggy blond hair, who had fired a shotgun at a Pacific Gas and Electric substation.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Red, White & Boom Fireworks Festival in Chowchilla this Saturday
Celebrate the Independence Day holiday in Chowchilla on Saturday at the Chowchilla-Madera County Fairgrounds with a lively outdoor evening concert, picnic-style foods and beverages, bounce houses and inflatables, and, of course, fireworks.
The Daily Republic
Will lawmakers kill energy independence moves?
Nothing is more important to California's large privately owned utilities than the virtual monopolies they enjoy in most of the state.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Mountain Enterprise
Highway 99 to be fully closed (north and south) Tuesday night at 9 p.m.
The California Department of Transportation in cooperation with Pacific Gas & Electric announces an emergency full freeway closure TONIGHT of northbound and southbound State Route 99 between just south of State Route 119 and Houghton Road, near Alameda, south of the Bakersfield city limits in Kern County.
The Daily Democrat
Power restored to Dunnigan Tuesday morning
Power was restored to some 700 Dunnigan customers who lost it Monday night around 11 o'clock, according to Pacific, Gas & Electric.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Business Journal
People: Week of June 30, 2014
Raven Castro, an agricultural communications graduate of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, has been hired as member relations and advertising coordinator at Sonoma County Farm Bureau.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
People on the move at Sonoma Clean Power, Exchange Bank and more...
Kelly Foley has joined the agency as general counsel. She has 20 years of legal experience including regulatory law positions at both Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Sempra Energy.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
'Emergency alert' cell phone message was prompted by siren malfunction
That emergency alert you got on your cell phone Friday afternoon from the San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services ? The digital alert sent to county residents was a snafu caused by an inaccurate response to a malfunctioning siren in the south San Luis Obispo area.
Emergency alerts mistakenly sound in Calif. county
Officials say a series of erroneous emergency alerts was issued in San Luis Obispo county amid repairs to a nuclear power plant's siren system.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Streets flood after SF water main break
Water was flooding at Bryant and Alameda streets before 10 a.m., said Jean Walsh, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
SFPUC hears about successful neighboring renewable power programs
San Francisco's Public Utilities Commission, which 10 months ago blocked an attempt by the city to set up its own renewable power program, got back in the mix Tuesday at a hearing that began to lay out the city's options for moving forward with a new proposal.
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