PG&E will begin cutting power at midnight Wednesday. Nearly 800000 California customers will be affected

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PG&E has come under fire for its role in a series of catastrophic wildfires across the state. The company has previously said it is "probable" that its equipment started the 2018 Camp Fire -- the state's deadliest and most destructive blaze -- when a power line ...

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Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk

4 months ago by USA TODAY

More than 800,000 subscribers in California will be left in the dark for days as the state's leading utility shuts off power to parts of 34 counties to reduce the risk of wildfires in dry and windy conditions. Pacific Gas and Electric said blackouts across parts of ...

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Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk
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PG&E Power Shutdown Timeline: When your power could come back

4 months ago by KGO-TV

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- PG&E's unprecedented power outage event is expected to leave nearly a million customers across Northern and Central California without power. The utility says it expected that the shutdown will damage some of its equipment ...

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PG&E Power Shutdown Timeline: When your power could come back
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Bay Area Power Outage Survival Guide

4 months ago by CBS San Francisco

Sign up for PG&E alerts so you can be quickly informed if a power outage is about to begin in your neighborhood. It is also a good idea to sign up for alerts with your county. On Tuesday evening before going to bed, make sure to have all your electronic ...

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Bay Area Power Outage Survival Guide
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PG&E shutoff: Your food is spoiled, business shut down — can you file a claim with the utility?

4 months ago by San Francisco Chronicle

It's been three days, your power is still out due to dangerous fire weather and you're forced to dump your spoiled spaghetti and meatball leftovers and the rest of your perishables. Your neighbor's restaurant has been closed and he's lost $3,000 in business.

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PG&E shutoff: Your food is spoiled, business shut down — can you file a claim with the utility?
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The Latest: PG&E says massive power outage is 'last resort'

4 months ago by WGEM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on power shutoffs in California to prevent wildfires (all times local):. 8 p.m.. Pacific Gas & Electric is defending its decision to shut off power to potentially millions of Californians to prevent deadly wildfires. PG&E wildfire ...

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Unprecedented power shut-down coming as winds bring critical fire danger

4 months ago by Los Angeles Times

In an unprecedented move, Pacific Gas & Electric said it will shut off power to about 800,000 customers across Northern California in a desperate attempt to avoid wildfires caused by winds damaging power equipment. PG&E said the power cut-offs will begin ...

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LIST: Counties, cities affected by PG&E power outage in California

4 months ago by KFSN-TV

SAN FRANCISCO -- PG&E has confirmed that it will shut off power to nearly 800,000 customers across Northern and Central California starting just after midnight. LIST: Counties, cities affected by PG&E power outage in Bay Area, rest of California. Here's a list ...

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LIST: Counties, cities affected by PG&E power outage in California
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UC Berkeley, Schools In San Leandro, Oakland And San Jose Cancel Wednesday Classes

4 months ago by CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The threat of a PG&E power outage led UC Berkeley officials to announce early Tuesday evening that classes were canceled for Wednesday. The school tweeted that all classes would canceled just after 5 p.m. due to the ...

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UC Berkeley, Schools In San Leandro, Oakland And San Jose Cancel Wednesday Classes
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Massive California power outages may begin early Wednesday

4 months ago by CNN

"Given the prolonged period during which the wind event will unfold, and the large number of power line miles that will need to be inspected before restoration, customers are being asked to prepare for an extended outage," PG&E said in a release.

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Massive California power outages may begin early Wednesday
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PG&E To Open Community Resource Centers During Power Shutdown

4 months ago by CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — PG&E announced Tuesday morning that the utility would open a number of Community Resource Centers to support customers in the areas affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff. PG&E will open a total of 28 centers in the ...

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Map shows neighborhoods impacted by PG&E power shutoffs

4 months ago by SFGate

More than 250,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers in the Bay Area will lose power starting Wednesday as the utility company plans to preemptively shut down power to mitigate wildfire risks. On Tuesday afternoon, the utility announced will shut off power to ...

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Map shows neighborhoods impacted by PG&E power shutoffs
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Customers angry as PG&E threatens power shutoffs for huge swath of residents

4 months ago by San mateo county times

Notified my staff of our plans for if PG&E shuts down power in an effort to head off potential fires. If you're in NorCal, ask for your employer's plan, and check this site to see if your home or place of work is within the estimated shutdown areas.https://t.co/ ...

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WATCH LIVE: Oakland officials discuss PG&E power outages in Bay Area

4 months ago by KGO-TV

PG&E has alerted customers in 30 counties they may lose power. The proactive outage alert covers every Bay Area county, except San Francisco and Marin County. PG&E says it will shut off power to parts of Napa County, as well as the cities of Lafayette, ...

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WATCH LIVE: Oakland officials discuss PG&E power outages in Bay Area
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Power outages considered across California as fire danger rises

4 months ago by Los Angeles Times

Citing the potential for extremely dry air and steady winds of up to 30 mph, with gusts that experts said could be twice as strong, Pacific Gas & Electric announced it was considering a public safety power shut-off for 29 counties between Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon. On Tuesday, Southern California Edison announced it too was ... PG&E officials said the shutdown could be adjusted Tuesday as the forecast for the rest of the week came into better focus. It's a bit cooler this year than it was in 2017, but ...

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Power outages considered across California as fire danger rises
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Update: PG&E confirms Wednesday blackout, now estimated to affect nearly 800000

4 months ago by Sacramento Bee (blog)

PG&E says it will shut off power to 66,289 Sonoma County customers, including parts of Santa Rosa; to 51,641 customers in Placer County, including parts of Roseville, Rocklin, Auburn, Lincoln, Granite Bay, Loomis and Colfax; and to 51,284 customers in El ...

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Update: PG&E confirms Wednesday blackout, now estimated to affect nearly 800000
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LIST: Counties, cities affected by PG&E power outage in Bay Area, rest of California

4 months ago by KGO-TV

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- PG&E has confirmed that it will shut off power to nearly 800,000 customers across Northern and Central California starting just after midnight. LIST: Counties, cities affected by PG&E power outage in Bay Area, rest of California.

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PG&E confirms power will shut off to 800000 customers statewide

4 months ago by SFGate

After days of warning, Pacific Gas & Electric confirmed Tuesday afternoon that 800,000 customers across 34 California counties would be left in the dark starting starting at midnight. The utility planned the shut-off as a precaution due to high wildfire risk.

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BLACKOUT ALERT: That Big, Upcoming PG&E Shutdown May Well Include Humboldt After All, Says County Office of ...

4 months ago by Lost Coast Outpost

But the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services apparently has no idea what will happen if one or both of those lines are shut down, or how locally produced power might fill up at least part of the grid. Reached this morning, PG&E's media hotline read ...

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BLACKOUT ALERT: That Big, Upcoming PG&E Shutdown May Well Include Humboldt After All, Says County Office of ...
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PG&E Power Outage? Humboldt Officials Await the Final Word

4 months ago by North Coast Journal (blog)

Multiple media reports indicate that the North Coast would not be alone in the dark, with hundreds of thousands slated to see power shut off in the Bay Area, as wells as parts of Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Mariposa, ...

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PG&E Power Outage? Humboldt Officials Await the Final Word
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What to know as PG&E considers blackouts for nearly 650000 customers Wednesday

4 months ago by Sacramento Bee (blog)

PG&E has emphasized that due to the magnitude of the potential shutdown and the time it would take to restore power given the necessary inspections that some affected customers could be without power for “several days.” More specific estimates are ...

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What to know as PG&E considers blackouts for nearly 650000 customers Wednesday