Local: Sacramento Valley


August 17, 2017

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Plumas County River

By Paul Moreno QUINCY — PG&E will again increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County. The…

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July 20, 2017

Sacramento Becomes State’s First ‘Gold Shovel’ City

In front of Sacramento City Hall, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg accepted a gold shovel from PG&E’s John Higgins, commemorating the City’s commitment to safe digging practices.

July 19, 2017

Trailhead, Trails Near Oroville Dam to Close for PG&E Transmission Tower Work

With the use of helicopters, PG&E will be unloading electric transmission towers being disassembled near the Oroville Dam and will close off the area for public safety from July 24-28.

July 14, 2017

PG&E to Increase Water Flows on Part of North Fork Feather River

Beginning the weekend of July 22, PG&E will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Ranch of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County.

July 10, 2017

PG&E Project Will Upgrade Electric Capacity, Boost Reliability

A new underground transformer, switches and cables are being installed by PG&E to improve electric reliability and capacity in the area of West Third Street and Broadway in downtown Chico.

July 5, 2017

Pit 5 Powerhouse Road Closed for Safety During Repair Work

Repairs are being done along a storm-damaged stretch of road leading to PG&E’s Pit 5 powerhouse and James B. Black Day Use Area along the Pit River in eastern Shasta County.

June 26, 2017

PG&E Flying Low in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity Counties to Patrol for Dead Trees

By Paul Moreno As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct low-flying helicopter patrols in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity counties this week to…

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June 22, 2017

PG&E Completes Parking Area for Whitewater Recreation

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.

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June 20, 2017

PG&E, Wheatland Little League Partner on Ball Park Improvements

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

PG&E Flying Low to Inspect for Dead Trees

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

PG&E Campgrounds in Plumas County Available for Public Use

CHICO —Several PG&E public campgrounds in Plumas County are opening today after delays caused by winter storms damaged facilities, roads and trees. PG&E’s Rocky Point Campground near Canyon Dam…

May 12, 2017

PG&E Expects High Summer Water Levels at Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake

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 Converting Overhead Electric Lines to Underground

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 Upgrading Power Lines along Highway 45

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 Installing Transformer to Improve Electric Reliability

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.

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