power outage

Crash into pole knocks out rural Auburn power to hundreds

AUBURN CA - A large section of rural Auburn northwest of city limits was without power Saturday night after a vehicle allegedly driven by a drunken driver left the road and hit a p ...

PG&E responsible for widespread power outage in Auburn, Cool, Georgetown Divide

AUBURN CA - Power was knocked out in some areas of Auburn, Cool, Pilot Hill, Georgetown and Greenwood shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Some 11,000 customers in those areas experience ...

Parts of North Auburn, Bowman experience power outage

Parts of North Auburn and Bowman were without power early Thursday night after strong winds and a heavy rainstorm rolled through the area. Among the businesses without electricit ...

Cut tree shuts off power to 3,600 residents in Colfax area

A felled tree caused about 3,600 Pacific Gas & Electric Company customers to lose power Thursday afternoon. Initial reports indicate that someone cut the estimated 100-foot tall t ...

Downed tree limbs from snowstorm challenge PG&E power restoration bid

More than a foot of snow that fell in the Placer County high country over the weekend is causing power outages for some residents in rural, mountain areas. While Auburn had zero p ...

PG&E should add workers

From the problems from the snow that caused the power outage on Monday, Dec. 7, people were left without power for one, maybe two days in 20-degree weather. PG&E went to work, bu ...

Are we powerless to prevent outages?

This is regarding Dec. 8th’s “Auburn: 3,000-plus without power” article. I think PG&E needs to update all of their equipment because when the snow storm hit Auburn the othe ...

Neighbors help during outage

I was one of the 3,000 people without power from 4 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. When I could finally got my messages from the telephone on Tuesday morning I was very pleasant ...

Power outage closes Auburn’s Placer High School early

Placer High School students were arriving home early today following a power outage in the morning. The outage, which lasted less than two hours, was being blamed by PG&E on a squ ...

Update Brief: Foresthill power outage over

Power was restored to about 2,600 Pacific Gas & Electric customers at 3:30 p.m. Monday after an outage that lasted more than seven hours. Brian Swanson, a PG&E spokesman, said the ...