PG&E 'sticker shock' explained

 If November's gas and electric bills didn't give you sticker shock, this month's as well as the next two, will. As of New Year's Day, the state Public Utilities Commission has granted PG&E increased gas and electricity prices.

Rain and wind knock out power to 7200 PG&E customers in Bay Area

Powerful winds and hours of heavy rainfall drenched the Bay Area Saturday. Roadways were temporarily blocked by fallen trees in the North and South Bay, and power lines were knocked out too. At sundown, PG&E was working to restore power to 7200 Bay Area customers.