• Los Angeles November 3, 2019 2:47 am

    Crews Make Progress on Large Southern California Wildfire

    Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community Saturday as firefighters make progress on a large wildfire in Southern California that continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings. Ventura County officials allowed an unknown number of residents in Somis to return home Saturday morning after firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles...

  • Los Angeles November 3, 2019 2:47 am

    Crews Make Progress on Large Southern California Wildfire

    Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community Saturday as firefighters make progress on a large wildfire in Southern California that continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings. Ventura County officials allowed an unknown number of residents in Somis to return home Saturday morning after firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles...

  • head October 31, 2019 11:21 am

    Disabled, Infirm at Senior Complex ‘Abandoned' in the Dark

    One woman in her 80s tripped over another resident who had fallen on the landing in a steep stairwell. Others got turned around, even in their own apartments, and cried out for help. At least 20 seniors with wheelchairs and walkers were essentially trapped, in the dark, in a low-income apartment complex in Northern California during a two-day power shut-off...

  • Gavin Newsom October 14, 2019 8:09 pm

    Do California Power Shutoffs Work? Hard to Know, Experts Say

    Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state’s large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has preemptively cut the power but by far the largest to date in the utility’s effort to prevent a deadly wildfire sparked by its...

  • California December 31, 2018 4:45 am

    PG&E Could Face Murder Charges in California Wildfires: Calif. AG

    California’s attorney general has told a federal judge it’s possible the state’s largest power utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., could face charges up to murder if investigators find reckless operation of power equipment caused any deadly wildfires in the past two years.

  • energy September 2, 2018 10:07 pm

    California Approves Measure Allowing Utilities to Pass on Wildfire Costs to Consumers

    The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year’s deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin.

  • spokesman April 19, 2015 2:49 pm

    Some Victims of Central California Explosion Released From Hospital; PG&E Investigating

    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff’s gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.

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