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Harbor district to buy dredge; Experts say owning equipment more economically savvy
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company is giving the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District $2 million to buy a dredge, which will be more economically beneficial than continuing to contract one, said Eureka Director of Public Works Bruce Young.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Rocklin and Roseville Today
Bear River Land Acquisition to Expand Recreational Opportunities
A deal for land adjacent to Placer County's popular Bear River Campground was recently approved by the Placer County Board of Supervisors.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Panels save funds, energy
More than $1.3 million has been saved in avoided energy costs for the district since 2011 with the help of solar panels that harness power from the sun.
Hackers seek to disrupt electric grid through 'smart' devices
In this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, file photo, the setting sun silhouettes electric transmission lines crossing Berea, Ohio.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Hear That Jet Engine Sound? It's Emergency Road Work
PG&E will be doing emergency work on a minor repair of a natural gas transmission line along U.S. Highway 101 in San Carlos on Friday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
A house at Guadalupe and 3rd in Carmel after a gas explosion on March 3, 2014.
A natural-gas explosion destroyed Josef Baumgartner's Carmel cottage on March 3. Luckily, no one was in the home.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Plant a tree for Arbor Day, but get it in the right spot
Trees along the Midway north of Durham show the drastic pruning required because they're just in the wrong place growing up into power lines, which requires them to be cut back for safety reasons.
Electric Energy Online
PG&E to Launch Pilot Program to Upgrade Service Safety and Reliability for Mobile Home Park Residents
Following a decision by state regulators, PG&E will begin reaching out to owners of master-metered mobile home parks in Northern and Central California for a three-year voluntary pilot program to install new gas and electric service for their residents.
Royale Energy plans to begin drilling natural gas wells
Royale Energy plans to start drilling new natural gas wells in the Sacramento Basin over the next 90 days.
Few Attacks Could Knock Out U.S. Electric Grid
Strikes against just nine key substations during a period of peak usage would be enough to leave the country dark for weeks or possibly months, according to an article by Rebecca Smith of The Wall Street Journal.
PG&E to finance $2M purchase of new Humboldt Bay dredge
Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District Chief Executive Officer Jack Crider confirmed today that Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Contra Costa Times
South San Jose: PG&E restoring power after outage along Highway 101
Nearly 3,000 residents had their power knocked out at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday in the south part of the city along Highway 101, according to Pacific Gas and Electric.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Electric Energy Online
PG&E Awards $255,000 In Bright Ideas Grants To California Schools 37...
As part of its ongoing commitment to renewable energy education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced 37 recipients who will receive Bright Ideas Grants totaling more than $255,000.
More details on Arcata, Ferndale power outages
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. company reported two power outages today, one in Arcata and the other in Ferndale, affecting more than 3,000 customers.
Supervisor Asks Mayor Lee For Clean Energy Birthday Wish, Lee Declines
CleanPowerSF, the stalled public power program created to launch alternative energy to compete with PG&E, will not be making a return appearance anytime soon in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee said at Tuesday's Question Time with the Board of Supervisors.
2nd Annual Novato Youth Chili Academy a Tasty Success
Novato's Fire Fighter Chefs joined forces with Novato Youth Center's Middle School Youth on March 6th to offer a spicy and fun cook-off for the community while raising funds to support youth programs in Novato.
Billboard Corrected to Promote Corporate Tax Avoidance
In February, Citizens for Tax Justice published the results of its report on "The Sorry State of Corporate Taxes," which surveyed the effective tax rate at nearly 300 of the country's largest corporations between 2008 and 2012.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Union Democrat
Talk tackles water dilemma
The drought hammering much of California will eventually come to an end, but the long-term water dilemmas facing Tuolumne County will remain.
Wolfe Research Upgrades PG&E Co. to "Outperform"
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PCG. Analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of PG&E Co.
Downed power line sparks structure fire in Paso Robles
A downed power line sparked a small structure fire Monday evening in the 200 block of Vine Street in Paso Robles, leading to the evacuation of nearby homes.