8 hrs ago
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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20 hrs ago
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
PG&E Phone Scam Surfaces in El Cerrito
Police have issued a warning about a phone scam that has resurfaced in El Cerrito.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Robot Can Detect Gas Pipe Leaks
In more than one US location gas pipes under city streets have exploded, causing damage and even death.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.