August 21, 2015
PG&E crews will work through December to build an all-new underground electric system along several blocks of central Greenville. Work is being done at the request of Plumas County and ahead of a highway improvement project.
May 21, 2015
PG&E announced today that Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be below normal this summer due to continued drought conditions.
February 11, 2015
More than 2,000 PG&E personnel fanned out across Northern and Central California over the past five days to restore power to hundreds of thousands of customers impacted by the first storms of 2015. Heavy rain and high winds pummeled a large swath of the utility’s service area. From early morning on Friday through Tuesday, the utility restored service to nearly all of the more than 460,000 customers who lost power.
December 19, 2014
PG&E increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric system to improve safety and…
October 9, 2014
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 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.
August 26, 2014
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
Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be below normal this summer due to drought conditions, PG&E said today.
April 15, 2014
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.
December 12, 2013
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.
November 22, 2013
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
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.
September 6, 2013
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
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
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.