In all, 179,000 customers will be affected by the second "Public Safety Power Shutoff" this season, the utility said in a statement.
With planned power outages remaining a distinct possibility in Northern California, this week, the City of Santa Rosa is planning for blackouts to begin late afternoon Wednesday.
3 Bay Area counties brace for more potential power outages as weather conditions will favor wildfires by mid-week.
A grass fire has burned 100-plus acres in unincorporated Brentwood as of early Monday night, a fire official with the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District said.
The Merrill Fire in Moraga threatened dozens of homes and forced evacuations two weeks ago. Police say a broken, shattered vape pen was found where the fire broke out. Officials say that may have played a role in how the blaze began.
California wildfire victims had to meat a Monday deadline if they want to be considered for compensation from PG&E
Claims in PG&E’s Chapter 11 cases must be filed and received no later than October 21, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time), known as the Bar Date. If any person or entity believes money is owed to them by PG&E from the period before PG&E filed for Chapter 11 on January 29, 2019, then they must file a Proof of Claim before the Bar Date.
If those who are affected do not submit a Proof of Claim by this deadline, they may be barred from filing a claim against Pacific Gas and Electric Company and give up rights to any payment or other compensation.
There are light-to-moderate northeast winds with poor humidity forecasted on Monday and Tuesday followed by moderate-to-strong winds on Wednesday and Thursday.
Firefighters late Saturday afternoon have stopped forward progress on a vegetation fire at Santa Teresa County Park just south of San Jose in unincorporated Santa Clara County, Cal Fire said on social media.
The warning comes a little more than a week after a destructive fire broke out on the edge of Los Angeles, destroying at least 17 structures and damaging dozens more.
KTVU reporter Sara Zendehnam on full-scale evacuation drill for a community in Sonoma County, following devastating fires
CalFire is reporting mandatory evacuations have been lifted in Lake County Thursday night, stemming from a 7 to 10 acre wildland fire in the area of Highway 29 and Spruce Grove Road.
California's largest utility pledged to improve communications. But it reminded state regulators that its difficult decision to pre-emptively shut off power to more than 2 million people last week may have prevented deadly wildfires.
The fire began around 1 p.m. with four trees and a small grassy area engulfed in flames. When crews arrived, they reported the fire was 2 to 3 acres in size.
Monday is the final day to file a claim with the bankruptcy court, yet fewer than half of eligible victims have done so.
A Santa Rosa restaurant is considering seeking damages incurred from last week's PG&E power outages since their insurance policy won't help.
Governor Newsom is demanding that PG&E be held accountable for the power shutoffs that left two million Californians without electricity last week.
As of 7 a.m. Saturday, power was up and running for 98 percent of Santa Cruz County customers affected by this week's shutoff.
By Friday morning, Alameda County was 78 percent restored and Contra Costa County was 85 percent restored. Santa Clara County was 88 percent restored.