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Rebekah Sager
October 16, 2019 - 3:59 pm
A UC Berkeley Ph.D. student told KGO that PG&E's scheduled shutdown may have wiped out years of ground-breaking cancer research worth about $500,000. "I kind of had a moment of thinking, 'is my dissertation thesis going to include the lines: I did this, and then it got wiped out because of a...
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CBS News
October 11, 2019 - 10:19 am
As PG&E prepared to shut down power for millions of California residents earlier this week, some of its employees were wining and dining 60 of its biggest customers at a Sonoma County winery. The wine event on Tuesday, which preceded the grid shutdown by less than 24 hours, came two years to...
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AP
Rebekah Sager
October 11, 2019 - 8:27 am
At this time, SDG&E reports that 395 customers in the unincorporated area of Descanso, part of east Valley Center, Live Oaks Springs and Campo Reservation are without power as a result of initiating a Public Safety Power Shutoff last night. Power shut off due to PSPS* - 21,047 customers Kern (5...
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AP
AP News
September 13, 2019 - 7:46 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018. The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from...
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Getty
May 15, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Cal Fire has determined that the Camp Fire, that burned in Butte County in November, was caused by electrical transmission lines owned by PG&E. In February of this year, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying...
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AP
January 14, 2019 - 3:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest utility said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages from lawsuits over the catastrophic wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018 that killed scores of people and destroyed thousands of homes...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:07 pm
(KNX 1070) -- C onsumer Watchdog group says it wants the state to stop the utilities from turning off the lights on windy days. In a letter to the California Public Utility Commission , Consumer Watchdog’s Jamie Court is asking the utility companies not only to stop the preemptive blackouts but to...
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