Golden Gate Xpress

Blackouts continue as state burns

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 29, 2019

PG&E briefs and updates Expect Bay Area power outages for the next decade, according to Utility PG&E chief executive Bill Johnson during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting earlier this month. According to t...

Plea to end PG&E

Frank Sumrall

October 29, 2019

“These past few nights I’ve been unable to sleep and I know many of my fellow Sonoma County natives feel the same,” said Alina Robello, a Santa Rosa resident. “Tonight is the same. I cannot sleep.” Whether PG&E is responsib...

Power outages expected to strike Northern California again

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 22, 2019

Fifteen California counties and 209,000 premises may lose electricity once again on the heels of the largest imposed power outage in state history, the bankrupt utility Pacific Gas and Electric announced the afternoon of Oct. 2...

Nor Cal blackouts leave residents in the dark

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 15, 2019

San Francisco’s investor-owned utility imposed preemptive power outages on 738,000 premises in Northern California last week to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires amid forecasts of strong winds and dry weather. ...

SF negotiating infrastructure buyout PG&E

Corey Browning

September 18, 2019

San Francisco offered Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) $2.5 billion to purchase its power infrastructure that serves the city. The offer, which was outlined in a Sept. 6 letter sent by the city to PG&E, comes a...

Bay Area storm leaves roughly 5,100 residents without power

Noemy Mena

November 30, 2012

An estimated 5,100 residents are currently without power in the Bay Area as of in result of this morning’s storm, according to an email from Fiona Chan, PG&E’s spokeswoman. Chan said the outages are a result of damaged...

San Francisco residents could switch to renewable energy options to power their homes

Ellie Loarca

October 3, 2012

An initiative that was almost a decade in the making will finally find its way into the homes of San Francisco residents in mid-2013. CleanPowerSF, a program that encourages citizen power in purchasing energy, intends to supply 100 pe...

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