PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on February 07, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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Megan Goldsby
February 19, 2020 - 10:20 am
Bay Area lawmakers introduced a bill that would hold PG&E more accountable during wildfire season.
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Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, Windsor October, 2017
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Megan Goldsby
January 13, 2020 - 10:24 am
FEMA reportedly wants payback from PG&E for helping fight wildfires in Northern California, and may bill victims if the utility doesn't pay up.
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PG&E crews carry out repair work in Paradise, CA
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Holly Quan
December 30, 2019 - 10:23 am
Time is running out for victims of the Camp Fire to file claims with PG&E. As KCBS Radio reporter Holly Quan tells us, it's believed there are still thousands of people who haven't filed the paperwork needed before the December 31 deadline.
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: The Sebastiani Theatre and much of downtown remained dark on October 10, 2019 in Sonoma, California. Power outages were scheduled as preemptive moves by PG&E to address hot, dry and windy weather and the risk of wildfires, according to the company.
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Doug Sovern
December 20, 2019 - 10:23 am
PG&E will deliberately cut power to customers to prevent wildfires for at least five more years, the company's chief executive said. That revises a timetable laid out by CEO Bill Johnson who had said outages would be a fact of life in the Bay Area and beyond for at least a decade.
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Holly Quan
December 17, 2019 - 10:10 am
PG&E is moving forward with its restructuring plan even after Governor Newsom rejected it, saying it fell "woefully short" of safety standards.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California State Capitol on March 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 13, 2019 - 11:28 am
Governor Newsom must decide today whether or not to approve PG&E's $13.5 billion settlement with a committee representing fire victims. The settlement was announced Friday and is a key part of the company’s reorganization plan to emerge from bankruptcy. “There are definitely things in this deal...
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls for Changes To Energy Utility
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Keith Menconi
December 05, 2019 - 3:01 pm
A coalition of local government officials are rallying behind San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s call to transform PG&E into a customer owned co-op. The proposal has gained considerable support since its initial announcement last month. Now, 114 elected officials representing millions of PG&E...
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n aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire October 21, 2019 in Paradise.
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Tim Ryan
December 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
A new report by the California Public Utilities Commission found 12 safety violations by PG&E that were linked to the deadly Camp fire in Paradise last year.
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: The Sebastiani Theatre and much of downtown remained dark on October 10, 2019 in Sonoma, California. Power outages were scheduled as preemptive moves by PG&E to address hot, dry and windy weather and the risk of wildfires, according to the company.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 20, 2019 - 10:53 am
Pacific Gas & Electric has again preemptively shut off power to hundreds of thousands of Californians, in an attempt to reduce fire danger from its equipment during windy and dry weather. The for-profit utility cut says an estimated 150,000 customers in 18 counties could be impacted, which...
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nalysts at the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center monitor a wildfire on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 19, 2019 - 10:02 am
More parts of the Bay Area have been added to PG&E's map showing where electricity could be intentionally cut while there's a high threat of wildfires. Possible power shutoffs were extended to parts of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. In all, 303,000 customers in 25 counties...
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