Pacific Gas & Electric

Another View: Thank you from PCWA to all its customers

The failure of the Pacific Gas & Electric Bear River Canal this spring to sustain water supplies to PCWA was a very serious situation for the people of Placer County. Thankfully w ...

Our View: Coming this Sunday: Your primer to fire, water and preparation

The Sierra foothills are a wondrous, scenic place – rushing rivers, soaring forests, golden fields dotted with oak trees that could tell stories of years gone by and changes the ...

Petition drive begins

The League of Placer County Taxpayers is at the forefront of a petition drive that could see voters being asked in November to put Middle Fork Project spending controls in place. ...

Virtual Red Kettle another way to help Auburn’s needy

Hanging the notebook by the chimney with care in order to make room for my annual lump of coal ... Come to think about it, what with the recent “global warming” dumping a deca ...

Water agency seeks corporate partner to sell energy

The Placer County Water Agency is looking for a corporate partner to help bring its electricity to market. With a contract with Pacific Gas & Electric up in 2013, the water agency ...

Group puts supervisor in hot seat over solar ties

Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s status as employee of a solar-power business that has contracted with Placer County is getting some close scrutiny from a Granite Bay group threatening to ...

Body found in canal identified

A man whose body was recovered from a canal off of Edgewood Road shortly after noon Wednesday was identified Thursday. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said David Lee Miller, 51, of Aubur ...