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8 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Yosemite Valley power loss stretches to more than 24 hours

A power line that channels electricity from El Portal to Yosemite Valley was severed during the storm, possibly by lightning, and had not been repaired, Yosemite spokesman Scott Gediman said, meaning Yosemite Valley had gone more than 24 hours without power.

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Related Topix: Yosemite Valley, CA, El Portal, CA, Energy, Merced, CA

20 hrs ago | SFGate

Garbage truck driver takes eyes off road, crashes in Newark

Southbound lanes of Newark Boulevard at Lafayette Avenue were shut down after a garbage truck slammed into a power pole Monday morning in Newark, police said.

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Related Topix: Newark, CA, Energy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Solar Energy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

PG&E Phone Scam Surfaces in El Cerrito

Police have issued a warning about a phone scam that has resurfaced in El Cerrito.

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Related Topix: Energy, El Cerrito, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Fresno Bee

Accident causes power outages northeast of Fresno

Downed electric lines caused by a vehicle accident northeast of Fresno on Friday evening resulted in power outages for more than 500 Pacific Gas & Electric Company customers.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Hispanic Business

Fitch Affirms Juniper Generation at 'BB+'; Outlook Stable

The Rating Outlook remains Stable. The rating affirmation is based upon Fitch's view that Juniper is likely to generate adequate cash flow to meet its final scheduled debt service payment without drawing on its debt service reserve backed by a letter of credit equal to six months of debt service.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Miami Herald

There isn't that much action in Obama's 'year of action'

President Barack Obama boasts about his "year of action," the 40-plus executive actions he's taken this year to push past a gridlocked Congress in order to help struggling Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Energy, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Merced Sun-Star

Pilot hurt when helicopter crashes into Merced field

Witnesses pulled the man from the burning wreckage, authorities said. According to Merced County Sheriff's Capt.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, Merced County, CA, Energy

Design News

Robot Can Detect Gas Pipe Leaks

In more than one US location gas pipes under city streets have exploded, causing damage and even death.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Energy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Oakland Post

PG&E Veterans Group Awards 10 Scholarships

Today, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Veterans Employee Resource Group awarded 10 scholarships totaling $55,000 to college and college-bound students.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Fresno Bee

PG&E eyes options for new Valley power lines

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is asking the public to weigh in on a proposal to build a new high-voltage transmission line across western Fresno County.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Fresno County, CA, Coalinga, CA, Madera County, CA

New Times SLO

John Shoals announces his candidacy for Grover Beach mayor

Longtime Grover Beach politico John Shoals will be running for the city's mayoral seat in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: Grover Beach, CA, Arroyo Grande, CA, Pismo Beach, CA, Energy

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: City and PG&E develop agreement to deal with tree removal plan

Leaders here are cheering an agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric they hope will allow the utility and city to work together to preserve both public safety and as many local trees as possible.

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Related Topix: Energy

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Union Democrat

State OKs PG&E request for water

The State Water Resources Control Board has approved a request by Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Tuolumne, CA, Pinecrest, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sonora, CA, Tuolumne County, CA

The Reporter

Rebates available for energy and water efficient washers

Solano County residents can now receive up to $200 in rebates when purchasing a qualifying water-efficient and energy-efficient clothes washer through a new partnership between the Solano County Water Agency and Pacific Gas and Electric .

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Building Operating Management

Cree LED Street Lights Transform California City's Streets, Cut...

San Luis Obispo's LED Lighting Upgrade Delivers Superior Light Quality and Savings DURHAM, N.C. - Inspired by the successful Los Angeles street lighting upgrade, where many of the city's 140,000 high-pressure sodium street lights were converted to Cree LED luminaires, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

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Related Topix: Cree, Semiconductors, Electronics, San Luis Obispo, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Electronic

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

CalRecycle grant helps reopen Willow-Balch Park

City officials and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will hold a reopening event Wednesday for Willow-Balch Park in southeast Fresno.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Fresno, CA

Seeking Alpha

Utilities And Rising Interest Rates: Fact Or Fiction?

Utilities continued to provide positive total returns from the beginning of tightening to the end of tightening.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Financial Markets, Energy, PPL Corp

The Business Journal

Business News: Week of July 14, 2014

Vallejo City Council unanimously approved a $1.73 million contract with Tanko Lighting of San Francisco to convert about 8,000 high-pressure sodium streetlights to LED fixtures.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Energy

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Work scheduled at former motel site in Red Bluff on Sacramento River

The site of the former Cinderella Motel at Antelope Boulevard and Rio Street in Red Bluff will be undergoing testing starting Monday for clean up of potentially toxic substances left behind from its days as a gas manufacturing plant.

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Related Topix: Red Bluff, CA, Boulevard, CA, Energy

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