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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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Holly Quan
October 21, 2019 - 8:57 am
Don't look now, but PG&E says it may be shutting power off again to customers in parts of the North Bay this week because of high fire danger. Fewer customers could lose electricity than the intentional blackouts earlier this month that hit 730,000 homes and businesses. Still, PG&E has...
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Pacific Gas & Electric crews work on October 09, 2019 in Vallejo, California. PG&E plans on cutting power to hundreds of thousands of customers across central and northern California as a precaution against starting wildfires.
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October 17, 2019 - 1:36 pm
A PG&E executive has been fired after entertaining the company’s top customers at a Sonoma winery in a poorly timed event just before power was cut to customers across the Bay Area and Northern California. Mel Christopher was PG&E’s top gas executive, in charge of the Natural Gas Division...
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he Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) logo is displayed on a sign in front of the PG&E Service Center on January 15, 2019 in San Rafael, California.
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October 15, 2019 - 10:10 am
PG&E is trying to emerge from an avalanche of public criticism about last week's power outage by emphasizing that there were no major wildfires in its territory despite a red-flag warning. "First and most important, during the Public Safety Power Shutoff, there were no catastrophic wildfires...
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athy Sanchez bartends at The Town Square bar where the lights are out on October 10, 2019 in Sonoma, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
October 14, 2019 - 8:48 am
The California Public Utilities Commission will be investigating PG&E’s massive power outage last week, according to state Senator Jerry Hill. Hill (D-San Mateo), a frequent critic of the huge gas and electric company, said the intentional blackouts affecting parts of Northern California to the...
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acific Gas & Electric crews work on October 09, 2019 in Vallejo, California.
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October 10, 2019 - 11:54 pm
The top executive at PG&E apologized Thursday for the company's poor communications during the intentional power outages that affected people across California.
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A fire prompted dozens of evacuations in Moraga during PG&E's intentional power outage on Oct. 10, 2019.
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Holly Quan
October 10, 2019 - 9:35 am
A brush fire that broke at 1 a.m. Thursday in Moraga forced residents of 140 homes to flee shortly after PG&E intentionally cut power in the area. The 40-acre blaze burned land near the Sanders Ranch development and St. Mary's College. It was spread by winds of 15 mph. "The flames were all over...
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October 10, 2019 - 9:00 am
A large number of schools and universities in the Bay Area have told students and teachers to stay home Thursday due to the widespread power outages. Classes are cancelled at UC-Berkeley Thursday for a second day because of the PG&E shutoff. The area surrounding the campus nestled along the...
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UC-Berkeleys entrance.
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October 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
The widespread PG&E power outage s have forced officials to close schools and universities in some of the affected parts of the Bay Area. UC-Berkeley has canceled classes on Wednesday, but the campus remains open. Mills College and Merritt College in Oakland have canceled classes for Wednesday...
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October 09, 2019 - 11:39 am
An estimated 2.5 million people will be without power by the end of the day Wednesday, as a part of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, and is expected to last up to five days.
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A message is displayed on a wall inside the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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October 09, 2019 - 10:18 am
Tens of thousands of Bay Area residents, mainly in the North Bay, lost power from PG&E early on Wednesday while many more homes and businesses will go dark later on Wednesday in the next phase of intentional shutdowns. After initially sayin a second round of outages would commence at noon in...
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