A massive electrical outage Saturday evening left nearly 51,000 PG&E customers without power in Alameda County. By 9 p.m., restoration had begun, according to a statement from the utility.
As the 2021 wildfire season begins in California, more state-of-the-art pan-tilt-zoom ALERTWildfire cameras are being set up in the Bay Area to capture the first glimpses and signs of fire ignitions.
The gas line broke near the intersection of Los Gatos Boulevard and Los Gatos-Saratoga Road.
Santa Clara County Fire Department tweeted about the incident at 10:59 a.m. Friday.
PG&E says the majority of the outages are weather related and they are working in the filed to quickly restore service.
A major provider of electricity in the state of Washington says preemptively shutting off power to customers during high wind events to prevent wildfires is not an option. Many wonder why PG&E can't do the same in California.
California’s power grid operator said it’s not anticipating energy supply outages over the next few days as temperatures are expected to soar to triple digits in the state’s interior.
The California Public Utilities Commission issued a $106 million penalty for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for violating safety guidelines during three power shutoffs held in the fall of 2019.
Pacific Gas & Electric will pay $43.4 million to government agencies in three Northern California counties to cover bills left behind from wildfires ignited during the past two years by the beleaguered utility's long-neglected power grid.
The San Francisco Fire Department is asking residents near the 1900 block of Baker Street to shelter in place as crews work to cap a ruptured gas line.
Pacific, Gas and Electric Co. announced on Monday that it intends to sell its San Francisco headquarters for $800 million before the company sets up in Oakland.
California's top energy regulators on Tuesday said the state is better prepared to avoid last summer's rotating blackouts, but they cautioned the power grid is still vulnerable to extreme heat waves that could force more outages later this year.
Two people died in a traffic collision in Berkeley that also disrupted power to approximately 1,000 people, police said.
A trust approved by a federal judge to help compensate victims of deadly California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment paid survivors just $7 million while racking up $51 million in overhead in its first year of operation.
A federal judge is weighing whether Pacific Gas & Electric violated its criminal probation by sparking a wildfire north of San Francisco that destroyed more than 100 homes and injured six firefighters in October 2019.
The federal judge overseeing PG&E's criminal proceedings expressed his displeasure with the utility company in an unusual fashion: he made his proposal a recommendation -- not a mandatory order -- and invited PG&E to decide whether it wished to accept it.
In a unanimous vote, the CPUC placed PG&E into step one of the enhanced oversight and enforcement process for failing to focus vegetation management around power lines with the highest risk of causing a catastrophic wildfire.
California power regulators are poised to reprimand Pacific Gas & Electric for continuing to neglect its electrical grid that has ignited a series of deadly wildfires in Northern California.
Sonoma County District Attorney has filed 33 criminal charges against PG&E alleging the utility recklessly sparked the 2019 Kincade Fire near Geyserville.
Officials say a Northern California wildfire that killed four people and destroyed more than 200 buildings last year was sparked when tree branches came into contact with Pacific Gas & Electric power lines.