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All News KCBS Radio
October 08, 2019 - 3:10 pm
PG&E customers in parts of 34 counties across Northern and Central California — including parts of the Bay Area — will lose electrical service as part of a sweeping attempt to reduce wildfire risk across the state.
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 Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Senior Wildfire Operations Center Analyst Sarah Gibson monitors weather and satellite images of fire areas at the PG&E Wildfire Safety Operations Center on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 07, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Severe winds forecast for Wednesday and Thursday has PG&E monitoring conditions for the threat of fire in more than half of all counties in California. The utility company is preparing to shut power if necessary in an area that includes seven out of nine Bay Area counties. Customers in Alameda...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30: Pedestrians walk by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) truck at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has added 27 new charges, including obstruction of justice, the criminal case agains
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Megan Goldsby
October 03, 2019 - 11:51 am
(KCBS Radio) – California is adopting nearly two dozen new laws aimed at preventing and fighting the wildfires that have devastated the state in recent years. Governor Gavin Newsom signed 22 wildfire-related bills Wednesday, which he says build on the state’s $1 billion budget devoted to emergency...
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A sign on the Soul Rebel coffee shop in Calistoga notifies customers that the shop is one of many PG&E users who lost power in a deliberate power outage to reduce fire risks on Sept. 25, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 25, 2019 - 6:56 am
CALISTOGA (KCBS Radio) -- PG&E began a round of so-called Public Safety Power Shutoffs before dawn on Wednesday as hot, dry, windy conditions prevail over Northern California. According to PG&E's website, approximately 1,400 customers in scattered parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties are in...
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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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KCBS Radio Overnight News
September 24, 2019 - 11:11 pm
PG&E announced it would cut power to 48,000 customers on Wednesday morning dispersed across a wide stretch of fire-prone Northern California, including parts of Napa and Sonoma counties. Turning off electricity is one of the emergency measures the huge utility wields when there are high risks...
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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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Jeffrey Schaub
September 23, 2019 - 2:34 pm
PG&E officials decided against cutting power to customers in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties on Monday while there's a heightened risk of fire. About PG&E 58,000 customers in the three counties had been advised that the utility company might turn off the flow of electricity this week while...
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 A traffic cone sits next to a Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) truck on January 17, 2019 in Fairfax, California.
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Holly Quan
September 23, 2019 - 9:32 am
PG&E could shut off power to part of nine Northern California counties, including Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties, because of high fire danger this week. The utility is expected to decide Monday morning about whether to intentionally turn off electricity to reduce the chance of starting and...
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A power outage allegedly caused by construction workers knocked out electricity to 22,000 customers and was centered at this PG&E substation in Potrero Hill on Sept. 20, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 20, 2019 - 10:05 am
Electric power was lost across large areas of San Francisco, stretching from Dogpatch and Mission Bay west to Noe Valley and Twin Peaks on Friday morning. PG&E said that 22,000 customers had lost power in the city. Workers on a construction project at Pier 17 struck an underground power line,...
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Megan Goldsby
September 18, 2019 - 6:50 pm
PG&E customers should expect to see higher bills in the near future, as California creeps closer to the peak of wildfire season.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 13, 2019 - 7:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A group of insurers announced Friday it has reached a deal with PG&E to settle a long list of claims related to wildfires for $11 billion--well below the $20 billion it had originally sought. It's part of a complex series of moves and countermoves playing out in...
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