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October 2, 2017

PG&E Distributes Emergency Safety Kits to Children Impacted by Recent Evacuations

They may be young, but the students at Ophir Elementary School have more practice than even most grownups when it comes to responding to life-or-death emergencies. Their families have had to evacuate their city due to the Oroville Dam incident, as well as several wildfires. Last week, PG&E led an emergency preparedness assembly and gave fourth and fifth graders emergency safety kits.

September 25, 2017

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Pit River

Higher water flows along a portion of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County will occur next month, over the Columbus Day weekend. Recreationists are urged to use extra caution.

September 15, 2017

PG&E Improving Safety along Canal; Area Closed During Work

PG&E is making safety improvements along a road next to the Hat 2 canal in eastern Shasta County. The area is closed to public access for about six weeks until the project is completed.

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August 28, 2017

PG&E Shares Tips on Safety, Preparedness at Sacramento Event

Being prepared before a natural disaster or emergency is a crucial step with many benefits, including saving lives. And if learning about preparedness can be fun, that’s all the better.

August 24, 2017

PG&E Sponsors Cal OES Day of Preparedness in Sacramento, Urges Customers to Be Ready

The 12th annual California Day of Preparedness takes place on Saturday in Old Sacramento. PG&E is one of the sponsors of the free, family-friendly event where visitors can learn about emergency preparedness.

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.

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