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PG&E, Placer Water working on King Fire asset recovery

Pacific Gas & Electric crews are moving ahead with repairs to a transmission power line damaged by the King Fire while Placer County Water Agency is poised to move in to add up ...

PG&E fire safety concerns shut power to 49,000

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shut down its power to 49,000 customers in the Placerville-Shingle Springs area on Monday afternoon. PG&E “de-energized” lines to th ...

PG&E delivered for State Theater

Last Thursday (April 5) the power went off at the State Theater building due to a failed PG&E transformer. We had a series of very important meetings scheduled for Friday morning. ...

PG&E works to restore power in Placer as winds kick up

Strong winds were creating pockets of power outages Thursday in Auburn and other areas of Placer County. With winds continuing to peak at 30-40 mph through the foothills and into ...

Placer County Water whittles down number of potential hydropower brokers

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency have authorized staff to select three or more power-marketing firms for further discussions on how the agency can best market its hydroe ...

600 residents still in the dark

5:30 p.m.--Almost 600 Auburn area residents did not have power restored Wednesday evening after a storm damaged multiple lines Tuesday. PG&E spokesman Brian Swanson said crews wer ...

Through Irish Eyes

Little things can make such a big difference in life. For me it has been the installation of ramps that make it easy to get my power chair from here to there. Actually, it all sta ...