Shasta County


August 29, 2014

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River over Two September Weekends

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows in the Pit 5 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends in September

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August 8, 2014

Meet the Interns: Dion Celebrado Explores His Passion for Sustainable Energy

The Shasta County town of Burney offers beautiful scenery and a valuable resource — hydroelectric power. And it’s where PG&E intern Dion Celebrado has spent his summer, learning firsthand what it takes to harness the power of water to create sustainable energy.

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August 6, 2014

PG&E Crews Restore All Power from Shasta County Fire Damage

After a series of lightning strikes sparked nearly a dozen wildfires in far Northern California, PG&E crews sprang into action to protect gas and electric facilities and ensure safety for the public and firefighters.

May 6, 2014

Planned Outage in Whitmore as Electric System Upgraded

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Whitmore on Saturday, June 7, so crews can safely replace two wooden poles and make additional upgrades on power lines to increase electric reliability in eastern Shasta 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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March 6, 2014

PG&E Wins Award for McArthur Swamp Habitat Restoration

PG&E has been recognized for its wetland habitat improvement project in eastern Shasta County by an engineering society.
The Sacramento Section of the American Civil Engineering Society recognized PG&E and Black & Veatch Corporation with the 2013 Environmental Engineering Project of the Yea

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March 4, 2014

Whitewater Enthusiasts, Others Should Use Caution as PG&E Increases Flows on Pit River

PG&E will increase flows on the Pit 3 Reach of the Pit River from March 16 to May 9 while planned maintenance occurs at the Pit 3 powerhouse electric switchyard. PG&E encourages people recreating in or near this portion of the river to use extra caution during the increased flows.

January 13, 2014

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Line in North Redding

PG&E is upgrading 200 feet of natural gas distribution pipe with larger pipe in north Redding.

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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.

October 2, 2013

PG&E to Provide High, Whitewater Flows on 10-Mile Portion of Pit River

PG&E will provide high, whitewater flows down 10 miles of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends. The higher flows will occur on October 4-6 and 18-20 below PG&E’s Pit 1 Forebay in Fall River Mills to Lake Britton,

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September 20, 2013

1930s Cabin Removed for Safety

The old “Rat Farm” cabin near the McArthur Swamp in eastern Shasta County was demolished this week because it had become a potential hazard to visitors on the site. In recent years, the building had greatly deteriorated, was beyond a state of repair and interestingly enough, harbored rodents.

September 17, 2013

PG&E Reaching Out to Customers about Removing Trees Damaged in Wildfire

PG&E is conducting emergency tree inspections and removals along power lines in areas that burned recently in the Clover Fire in Shasta County.

September 15, 2013

PG&E Restores Power in Clover Fire Burn Area

PG&E crews have restored power to the last 10 customers in the Clover Fire burn area in Shasta County.

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September 11, 2013

PG&E Begins Rebuilding from Fast-Burning Clover Fire

PG&E crews were making repairs and assessing power poles and electric lines damaged from a fire in Shasta County that has burned more than 7,000 acres, including 80 structures. Another PG&E crew arrives Thursday to aid in the rebuilding.

July 19, 2013

Lake Britton Campground to Close While PG&E Upgrades Recreation Facilities

Dusty Campground on Lake Britton in Shasta County will close Aug. 1 and reopen by January while a PG&E contractor makes improvements to the campground and other sites at Lake Britton.

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