December 6, 2016
PG&E will be flying low by helicopter in Shasta County on Tuesday (Dec. 6) to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur over Round Mountain, Montgomery Creek and Big Bend.
November 18, 2016
PG&E played a significant role in helping spot and report wildfires before they could become larger thanks to daily flights conducted over much of the energy company’s service area in the past four months.
October 25, 2016
PG&E will provide higher flows on a portion of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County. The higher flows will occur from Oct. 24 to Nov. 20.The higher flows are the result of both powerhouse maintenance at the Pit 1 Powerhouse and for whitewater recreation scheduled Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 29-30).
September 19, 2016
PG&E will conduct a pre-winter helicopter patrol of electric distribution power lines and poles in remote areas of eastern Shasta County on Wednesday (Sept. 21).
August 25, 2016
PG&E crews responded to a seemingly routine report of a gas odor on a rural residential road outside this Shasta County city. But what they found surprised them.
August 8, 2016
Kayakers and other recreationists, take note. PG&E will increase whitewater flows on the Pit 5 reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County the weekends of Aug. 13-14 and Sept. 10-11.
June 27, 2016
As this video shows, PG&E has begun daily aerial fire patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area to assist state and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.
May 5, 2016
PG&E will work mid-May through October to upgrade three gates of the Pit 1 Fall River gate structure to automated gates.
March 10, 2016
When a land survey revealed that a Redding woman’s mobile home was too close to a gas pipeline, PG&E’s Annalesa Wagner had the difficult task of notifying the homeowner. But Wagner and her team got creative and it resulted in the company providing a new home for the woman.
February 19, 2016
Work will begin this spring to enhance the safety and reliability of PG&E’s natural gas system serving several communities in Shasta County.
December 30, 2015
PG&E will install a new section of natural gas transmission line in a rural area of Cottonwood from January through April.
December 18, 2015
PG&E property taxes increased sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric infrastructure to improve safety and reliability for its customers.
November 4, 2015
Daily air patrols began in June and ended Oct. 31. The PG&E patrols spotted 146 fires and in 25 instances were the first to report them to Cal Fire or the U.S. Forest Service allowing the agencies to respond quickly.
October 19, 2015
PG&E will be testing high-flow warning sirens along the Pit River on Tuesday (Oct. 20). The sirens are meant to warn recreationalists and others in the area that dangerously high river flows will soon occur.
October 2, 2015
PG&E will create a parking area and walk-in access to its property on the east side of Fall River Lake.