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23 min ago | Whittier Daily News

Time for utility execs to start worrying: Thomas Elias

Executives of California's large privately owned utility companies don't usually have to worry about much.


Related Topix: Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Personal Finance, Retirement, August, CA, Opinion

4 hrs ago |

Power Restored To Hundreds as Crews Respond To Outage South of Los Gatos

Pacific Gas and Electric has restored power to hundreds of residents in Santa Clara County since an outage that occurred Monday night, a PG&E spokesman said.


Related Topix: Energy, Santa Clara County, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Los Gatos, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint

"This follows on the heels of the whole local food movement," Chris Mann, chief executive of yerba mate tea maker Guayaki in Sebastopol, Calif., says of the community power shift.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Sebastopol, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Wine, Drink, Energy, Sonoma, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Dozen people at downtown Fresno PG&E building treated by hazmat firefighters

Hazmat crews responded to a Pacific Gas & Electric Company call center in downtown Fresno on Saturday morning after about a dozen people complained of dizziness, nausea and difficultly breathing, said Kris Townsend, a spokesman for the Fresno Fire Department.


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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Knco radio

California Drought Means Underwater Hazards are Closer to Surface

With the water recreation season in full swing during the Labor Day weekend, Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds customers to be safe around all waterways, including PG&E's Lake Spalding and Blue Lakes.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: House on PG&E easement causing headaches

A natural gas pipeline runs through Charlotte Wilson's rental property in unincorporated Walnut Creek, only a few feet from the house on it.


Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Bakersfield, CA, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Provides Additional $25,000 To The American Red Cross Following Napa Quake

"American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere," said American Red Cross Regional Chief Executive .


Related Topix: Energy, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Electric Energy Online

CPUC Opens Case to Consider Penalties Against PG&E for Kern Power...

The California Public Utilities Commission , following a staff investigation, said it will consider penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Company for a contract worker fatality that occurred while he was dismantling an unused fuel oil tank at the Kern power plant in Bakersfield.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose

State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, South San Jose (San Jose, CA)

Funds Added To PG&E Positions

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine P...

Those recreating in or near the river urged to be cautious during higher flows

Pacific Gas and Electric Company will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County during two weekends, the company announced recently.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, North Fork, CA, Storrie, CA


Re: Proposals and requirements

Every city has different needs and areas of improvement. For example, some cities might have traffic congestion problem, others might have law and enforcement problem while other might have basic necessacity and pollution problem etc.


Related Topix: Energy

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Asks for Public's Help to Support Theft Investigation at Metcalf Substation

The company is working closely with law enforcement on a full investigation of the incident, and asks the public to contact the Sheriff's Department's 24 hour crime tip hotline at 408-808-4431 with any information that can support the investigation.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PG&E substation in San Jose that suffered a sniper attack has a new security breach

The same PG&E electricity substation hit by gunfire in 2013 has endured a fresh security breach, despite a wide-ranging upgrade of the facility's security systems, the utility reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

CBS Local

Thieves Hit PG&E Metcalf Road Substation In San Jose, Site Of 2013 Vandalism Attack

Theives have broken into a Pacific Gas and Electric substation in San Jose which last year was the scene of a vandalism attack and shooting.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA


Move to close Diablo Canyon

Diablo Canyon's reactors need to be able to shut down safely in the wake of an earthquake, the plant's license says.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Nuclear Energy, Energy, Avila Beach, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Digital Game Developer

PG&E Provides A Back-To-School Safety Lesson

Every year, thousands of Americansincluding hundreds of childrensuffer serious injuries from accidental contact with electricity and natural gas.


Related Topix: Energy, Kids, Family


New gas lines ahead for Portola Valley Ranch

A project to replace 1,600 feet of low-pressure PVC gas main and 11 residential service lines will get underway in late October in parts of the Portola Valley Ranch subdivision in Portola Valley.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Valley Ranch, CA, 9, Energy

NBC Bay Area

Carmel Wants Investigation Into PG&E Gas Blast

After a March gas explosion leveled a one-bedroom cottage near Highway 1, the city wants answers and says that PG&E has not been keen on presenting them, according to reports.


Related Topix: Energy, Explosion


Qubitekk to Receive Federal Funding to Help Protect Nation's Power Grid from Cyber Attack

San Diego startup Qubitekk will benefit from a $3M Department of Energy grant to speed the development of unhackable quantum encryption technology that will protect the country's power grid from cyber attack.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Department of Energy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, Energy, Computers


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