Articles Tagged With ‘Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)’


Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

 

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Paraglider gets tangled in Templeton power lines

A paraglider crashed into a power pole in Templeton and became tangled in power lines early Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews responded and rescued. The paraglider was not electrocuted, but he did suffer injuries. His current condition is unclear. The accident... (Continue reading)

North County man rescued hours after plunge into ravine

A Heritage Ranch man spent more than 12 hours trapped in a North County ravine after wrecking his car and suffering serious injuries Friday night. Emergency crews rescued him Saturday morning after the keen eye of a former PG&E worker... (Continue reading)

SLO County presses on with Diablo desal plan

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move ahead with plans to pipe water from the Diablo Canyon desalination plant to a South County water system. The board authorized spending $900,000 on project planning and... (Continue reading)

Monning calls for economic study on closing Diablo Canyon

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced a bill that would require officials to begin planning for the economic repercussions of closing the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Diablo Canyon’s current licenses expire in 2024 and 2025. While PG&E is... (Continue reading)

Storm causes rock slide, downs trees and power lines

Following a weekend storm, parts of Highway 1 and Highway 41 are closed. A rock slide spilled onto Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero, and downed trees and power lines fell on Highway 1 in Grover Beach. [KSBY] The... (Continue reading)

Is Gavin Newsom trying to close Diablo Canyon?

California’s second-in-command and a leading candidate in the 2018 governor’s race, Gavin Newsom, is predicting Diablo Canyon power plant will close by the time its current licenses expire in 2024 and 2025. Newsom is also using his position as chair... (Continue reading)

One fault near Diablo Canyon links to another

An earthquake fault that neighbors Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant links to a second, larger fault, scientists have discovered. [SF Chronicle] The Hosgri fault was discovered three miles offshore of Diablo Canyon during construction of the power plant in 1971.... (Continue reading)

Power out in parts of Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande

A power outage in Pismo Beach has caused about 1,707 customers to lose electricity. The outage is also affecting parts of Arroyo Grande. The center of the power outage is in the Toucan Terrace area of Pismo Beach. The outage... (Continue reading)

Car knocks out power in Nipomo

Thanksgiving began without electricity for some Nipomo residents after a car knocked over a power pole Wednesday evening. The crash also caused a fire hydrant to burst and spray water on to the street. [KSBY] At about 9:30 p.m., the... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown signs Diablo Canyon bill

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 361 which provides continued funding for two Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant oversight bodies. AB 361 was authored by Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) and coauthored by Senators Bill Monning (D-Carmel)... (Continue reading)