Plumas County


October 9, 2014

PG&E Reducing Wildfire Risk, Improving Public Access to Bucks Lake

PG&E is removing hazardous trees, along with dead and dying trees, near Bucks Lake in order to reduce wildfire risk, improve public access and boost forest health.

September 22, 2014

PG&E Project Will Upgrade Reliability in Chester

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Chester on Saturday, Sept. 27, while crews make upgrades to improve electric reliability. The outage is scheduled to take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and will impact approximately 2,500 customers in virtually all of Chester and small portions of Lake Almanor and Westwood.

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August 26, 2014

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Rock Creek Reach of North Fork Feather River

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

May 9, 2014

Water Levels at Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake to be Below Normal This Summer

Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be below normal this summer due to drought conditions, PG&E said today.

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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.

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