June 22, 2017
PG&E has completed construction of a parking area for whitewater enthusiasts along the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County. The purpose of the new parking area is to create safer access to the river during whitewater higher flow events.
June 20, 2017
As baseball season wrapped up, Wheatland’s little league team celebrated recent improvements to its home ballpark. New bleachers, dugouts and netting were installed, part of a PG&E effort to improve gas safety in the community.
June 15, 2017
As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct low-flying helicopter patrols in Plumas County on Tuesday (June 20) to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.
May 26, 2017
CHICO, Calif. —Several Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) public campgrounds in Plumas County are opening today after delays caused by winter storms damaged facilities, roads and trees.…
May 12, 2017
Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be above normal this summer due to record-setting precipitation this season, PG&E announced.
May 8, 2017
PG&E is working in Yuba City to convert overhead power lines to underground to make way for the Twin Cities Bridge replacement.
April 24, 2017
PG&E is upgrading more than two miles of power lines along Highway 45 in Glenn County to improve safety and electric reliability in the area.
April 4, 2017
PG&E is working near the corner of Grant Avenue and Pine Street in Oroville to install an underground transformer that will enable faster power restoration to 626 nearby Oroville homes and businesses.
April 3, 2017
PG&E’s Wise Powerhouse began operating March 4, 1917 and shows no signs of slowing down after 100 years. Equipped with a Francis-type turbine built by the Pelton Water Wheel Company of San Francisco, the powerhouse is capable of generating 14 megawatts and passing 393 cubic feet of water per second.
March 2, 2017
PG&E will fly low by helicopter in the hills of Butte and Yuba counties next week to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines.
February 22, 2017
Five years of drought, pest infestations and warmer temperatures are transforming some of California’s beloved landscape. The total number of dead trees in the state since 2010 stands at 102 million. Now PG&E continues to use helicopters to inspect power lines and identify dead trees, work that can help reduce the risk of wildfires.
February 21, 2017
The food bank, which serves eight counties, helped feed evacuees even though its main warehouse was in the evacuation area and many of its own employees also had leave their homes earlier this month.
February 21, 2017
PG&E is using a contract helicopter service to fly foresters to check for trees weakened by the drought. Weakened trees and branches can fall into power lines, leading to outages and even wild land fires.
February 14, 2017
With the recent evacuation of nearly 200,000 near Lake Oroville recently evacuated due to potential flooding, PG&E reminds customers the importance of having an emergency plan in place in the event of a disaster.
January 13, 2017
Two PG&E IT telecommunication technicians were on assignment during the storm that battered Northern California this week. It was important work but an even more pressing need took priority as they drove in heavy snow.