Plumas County


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April 15, 2014

PG&E Pays $302 Million in Taxes and Fees to California Cities and Counties

PG&E paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which provides service to 15 million Californians.

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December 12, 2013

PG&E Pays $158 Million in Property Taxes to 49 California Counties

PG&E this week is making property tax payments totaling more than $158 million to the 49 counties in which it operates. Mark Caron, PG&E’s vice president of tax, says local governments are facing challenges including public safety, environmental protection and education. These payments help fund those critical needs.

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November 22, 2013

A Half Century Later, a Father’s 1955 Rescue by PG&E Crews Evokes Memories for Son

The discovery of a journal leads to the retelling of the story of a 1955 rescue by a PG&E crew of an injured man trapped in a canyon.

November 20, 2013

Planned Power Outage for Portion of Lake Almanor While PG&E Improves Reliability

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for a portion of Lake Almanor the evening of Nov. 23, lasting into early the next morning while crews complete substation improvements.

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September 6, 2013

Major Electric Upgrades to Reduce Power Outages in Mountainous Area

PG&E this week began work on a three-month project designed to reduce the frequency and duration of power outages for 5,000 customers in the Lake Almanor Basin in Plumas County.

July 23, 2013

Water Flow on North Fork of Feather River to Temporarily Increase

PG&E will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River in Plumas County over three weekends.

July 16, 2013

PG&E Inspecting Water Tunnel at Canyon Dam to Ensure No Earthquake Damage

As a precaution, PG&E will drain and inspect the water outlet tower and tunnel at Canyon Dam on Lake Almanor to ensure the facility has no earthquake damage. The public might notice workers and equipment at the site through July 26. Water levels in Lake Almanor will not be affected by the work.

June 25, 2013

PG&E Inspecting Water Tunnel at Canyon Dam to Ensure No Earthquake Damage

As a precaution, PG&E will drain and inspect the water outlet tower and tunnel at Canyon Dam on Lake Almanor to ensure the facility has no earthquake damage. The public might notice workers and equipment at the site from June 28 to July

June 21, 2013

PG&E Works to Prevent Tree-Caused Power Outages, Fires in Mountain Communities

PG&E is working to prevent tree-caused power outages and fires along a power line that runs between Challenge and Clipper Mills in Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties.

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December 26, 2012

Restoration Efforts Continue as New Snow Falls

Snow storms on Christmas day and today (Dec. 26) caused fresh power outages in Shasta and Plumas counties, where PG&E crews continue to work 16-hour days to repair broken poles and downed wires from fallen trees.

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December 24, 2012

PG&E Crews Continue Restoration Efforts on Christmas Eve; Many Customers Restored in North Valley

PG&E crews worked on Christmas Eve to restore power to customers after a series of winter storms swept through Northern California over the last few days. As of 5 p,m,. today, fewer than 3,500 customers were without power in PG&E’s North Valley Division, which is comprised of Shasta, Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Plumas and part of Trinity counties.

December 11, 2012

PG&E Making $157 Million in Property Tax Payments to 49 California Counties

PG&E announced today (Dec. 11) it is making property tax payments totaling more than $157 million to the 49 counties in which it operates.

October 8, 2012

PG&E Harvesting Trees Damaged by Chips Fire

PG&E has started to remove fire-damaged trees to improve the forest health on its property in the areas burned by the Chips Fire in August in Plumas County.

October 3, 2012

Water Flows on North Fork of Feather to Increase on Thursday

PG&E will increase water flows for one day on Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Belden Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River in Plumas County as it works to upgrade transmission power lines.

September 11, 2012

PG&E to Increase Flows on Part of Feather River

PG&E will increase water flows in the Belden Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River in Plumas County starting Sept. 11. The higher flows are necessary so PG&E can meets its water delivery obligations as well as provide water for hydropower generation. The higher flows will be maintained until PG&E finishes replacing generator bearings at the Belden Powerhouse.

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