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Shady Oak Barrel House brewery in Santa Rosa announced the release of a beer that used an obscenity to criticize PG&E.
Shady Oak Barrel House
All News KCBS Radio
November 12, 2019 - 10:29 am
A Santa Rosa brewery has apologized after launching a beer with a name that used an obscenity to criticize Pacific Gas & Electric. Shady Oak Barrel House faced a cavalcade of criticism after announcing the debut of its "F*** PG&E" pale ale on Nov. 6. Angry commenters condemned the beer...
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Harriett Plummer Aquatics Swim School in Lafayette destroyed by fire
Carrie Hodousek / KCBS Radio
All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Authorities have determined that fires started in Lafayette in October were caused by PG&E equipment failure. KCBS Radio's Jim Taylor spoke with Steve Hill of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to get the details.
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AP Photo/Ben Margot
All News KCBS Radio
November 05, 2019 - 2:42 pm
It’s not unusual for PG&E to spend money lobbying. Last year the utility spent nearly $10 million to push its agenda with officials in Sacramento This year, even in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, PG&E still spent more than $1.3 million from July to September, more than twice as much...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 31, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Authorities have determined that infrastructure owned by Pacific Gas & Electric was the culprit in two separate fires that ignited in east Contra Costa County. The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District said on Wednesday that the first fire, which broke out early Sunday morning on Bethel...
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PG&E
Mike Colgan
October 31, 2019 - 11:37 am
As Pacific Gas and Electric restored power to about 95 percent of customers who were left in the dark during the utility's deliberate outage, the call for a major shakeup at the utility is reaching a crescendo, especially from lawmakers. One of those voices is coming from Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna...
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City of Vallejo Welcomes Visitors
Matt Bigler/KCBS
Matt Bigler
October 31, 2019 - 10:37 am
Crime increased in Vallejo during PG&E's intentional power outage, according to city officials. More cars and businesses were broken into as burglars took advantage of the darkness and diminished security, according to Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park. “Unfortunately when there's natural disasters...
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My Sustainable Table's Sharon Girdlestone prepares pizza for people who are homeless on Oct. 30, 2019 with food donated from people who lost electricity during the PG&E power outage.
Carrie Hodousek/ KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
October 30, 2019 - 3:44 pm
An East Bay meal delivery service is cooking up food that would've gone to waste during the power outages this week and serving it to people who are homeless. My Sustainable Table collected frozen food items such as sausage, turkey, fish, broccoli and other vegetables from people living in...
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Anderson Vice Mayor Melissa Hunt fires up a generator to keep a friend's refrigerator-freezer running on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019,
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Megan Goldsby
October 30, 2019 - 10:32 am
PG&E customers affected by the utility's Public Safety Power Shutoffs on October 9th could soon see a credit on their bill.
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ire retardant lingers in the air after being dropped by a plane ahead of the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
All News KCBS Radio
October 29, 2019 - 11:06 pm
As the Kincade Fire burns through the North Bay, the state senator representing the areas ravaged by 2018’s Camp Fire has introduced legislation aimed at preparing for the threat of wildfires and widespread power outages. Jim Nielsen, the Republican state senator representing Paradise and its...
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 Ashley LaFranchi (L) and Stephanie LaFranchi (R) walk through a family home that was destroyed by the Kincade Fire on October 28, 2019 in Calistoga.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 29, 2019 - 9:10 am
The Kincade Fire grew slowly overnight to 75,415 acres Tuesday morning while firefighters in Sonoma County and across the region braced for the return of strong winds that could quickly spread flames over long distances. The Kincade Fire had added 1,091 acres to its path of destruction between...
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