| Dec 17, 2010
The most immediate consequence of this storm fell on drivers; from highways to neighborhood streets. The storm brought big rain drops; and combined with some winter fog gave people fits behind the wheel.
Heavy rains started to pound the valley just...
| Dec 19, 2010
Several thousand Lincoln residents have lost power in the middle of the Sunday storm.
The PG&E website reports there are seven outages in the area affecting more than 5,000 customers.
The cause of the outage is unkown, as well as any estimate on time of...
| May 10, 2011
| 11:17 AM
PG&E will pay two Northern California water agencies $1.6 million to help cover additional costs because of a canal collapse last month.
Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District asked the utility company for financial help after the...
| Jul 14, 2010
Around a dozen Home Depot employees in Natomas had to be evacuated this morning for a natural gas leak. We're told employees inside the store on Truxel Road called emergency crews after smelling the gas just after 4 o'clock this morning.
Police and store...
| Jul 24, 2010
Dark orange flames ravaged dry brush along Midway Road in Allendale on Saturday, sending black smoke into the air.
Some residents were evacuated as the 25-acre fire, damaged at least one home and destroyed two outhouses, along with several old vehicles....
| Aug 12, 2010
One couple says installing those sophisticated "SmartMeters" was a dumb thing to do.
Elvin and Betty Gorham say it has done nothing but cause headaches and cause their bill to soar. They tell FOX40 their May bill was about $150. Then they installed the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay San Bruno $70 million in restitution for the pipeline rupture that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in September 2010, the utility and city said Monday.
"This money will be used...
| Sep 2, 2010
An independent analysis of the electronic meter-reading system operated by California's largest utility says the devices are highly accurate, despite thousands of customer complaints.
The report on Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s "smart meter" program was...
| Sep 7, 2010
1,200 Roseville Residents had to go without gas, after PG&E repairs on a gas line break caused wider-spread outages.
A PG&E representative says the leak that had the intersection of Cirby and Riverside Avenue closed down for much of Tuesday was caused by...
| Sep 8, 2010
Fire crews are evacuating apartments following a gas main leak.
Madison Avenue between Garfield and Manzanita has been shut down, and about 40 apartment units have been evacuated.
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department is working with the Sacramento...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:12 PM
SAN BRUNO -- A contractor accidentally ruptured a three-inch gas distribution line at the San Bruno site of a deadly pipeline explosion, prompting evacuations and putting residents on edge.
The leak was reported about 10:45 a.m. at Earl Avenue and...