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California residents bracing for possibility of more blackouts due to high winds

California residents are bracing for another round of widespread, deliberate blackouts after Pacific Gas and Electric Company it may need to proactively shut off power.

pg&e - ABC News
11:46am PDT - October 22nd, 2019

California’s wildfire blackouts are a mess. Here are 3 key solutions.

Grid hardening, land-use reform, and restructuring PG&E, oh my.

pg&e - Google News
7:30am PDT - October 22nd, 2019

Introducing New California Real Estate Coverage

Tuesday: See homes in Sea Ranch, Pasadena and Palm Springs. Also: PG&E says it’s weighing another power shut-off, and exploring East L.A.’s underground scenes.

pg&e - The New York Times
6:07am PDT - October 22nd, 2019

Blackouts Possible Again as Fire Danger Looms in California

The state's largest utility is warning that dangerous fire weather could prompt it to shut off power to about a half-million people.

pg&e - Time
12:26am PDT - October 22nd, 2019

PG&E says more potential power cuts could hit about 209,000 customers

PG&E Corp said on Monday about 209,000 customers could be hit by potential power cutoffs this week, less than two weeks after its most recent unprecedented shut-offs hit more than 730,000 homes and workplaces in northern California.

pg&e - Reuters
6:31pm PDT - October 21st, 2019

California's PG&E plans more power cuts, warns of severe weather

The utility says possible power cutoffs would be 'significantly smaller' than those that took place earlier this month.

pg&e - Al Jazeera English
9:54am PDT - October 21st, 2019

A Leader of Farmworkers, and Filipinos’ Place in American History

Monday: Shedding light on Larry Itliong. Also: The benefits of immigrants to cities, and withering criticism of PG&E.

pg&e - The New York Times
6:14am PDT - October 21st, 2019

PG&E Chief Says Blackout ‘Cannot Become the Status Quo’

The head of California’s biggest utility, under fire over the company’s handling of a pre-emptive power shut-off, will face questioning from state regulators.

pg&e - The New York Times
7:37am PDT - October 18th, 2019

Mexican security forces caught one of 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons but set him free after a massive attack by cartel gunmen

Jesus Bustamante / Reuters Mexican security forces on Thursday captured Ovidio Guzman Lopez, one of the sons of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. But after catching him, the security personnel came under heavy attack by cartel gunmen, and they eventua…

pg&e - Business Insider
7:01am PDT - October 18th, 2019

California’s Outages Show How Climate Change and Corporate Accountability Are Entangled

After millions of people in California were left in the dark last week when Pacific Gas & Electric, the giant utility company that provides service to much of the state, preventatively shut off power to avoid possible wildfires, the conversation quickly turne…

pg&e - Time
6:02pm PDT - October 16th, 2019

California governor says PG&E must pay for power shutoffs

Gavin Newsom says Pacific Gas and Electric Co should give credits or rebates to affected customers.

pg&e - Al Jazeera English
7:20am PDT - October 15th, 2019

Inside a Homeless Encampment — as It’s Being Torn Down

Tuesday: A special report from Oakland. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom slams PG&E; and layoffs at Uber.

pg&e - The New York Times
6:04am PDT - October 15th, 2019

Turning Off the Lights in California

The state faces enormous challenges to prevent the catastrophic wildfires of recent years.

pg&e - The New York Times
3:00am PDT - October 14th, 2019

Power returns to Northern California; firefighters gain on wildfires in SoCal

The lights were back on for more than 2 million Northern Californians after strong winds fueling wildfire concerns prompted a preemptive outage.

pg&e - USA Today
10:04am PDT - October 13th, 2019

After Math: Who turned the lights out?

If you live in California, the answer to that is our local power company, PG&E. But they're not the only ones unilaterally shutting down their operations, users, dissent, and what have you. Here are some highlights from a ban-tastic week.

pg&e - Engadget
8:30am PDT - October 13th, 2019

Extreme wave of embers pours over Los Angeles County terrain

In what looked like a bona fide hellscape, waves of orange embers poured down a hillside and swept over Los Angeles' 210 freeway early Friday morning. The footage, captured by KTLA News, is a vivid depiction of the extreme fire weather propelling flames and e…

pg&e - Mashable
8:30am PDT - October 11th, 2019

Some Wall Street analysts think PG&E could plummet to zero after a week of blackouts and a potentially disastrous bankruptcy ruling (PCG)

PG&E shareholders were dealt a blow on Wednesday when a California judge stripped the utility giant of exclusive control over its bankruptcy process. The decision clears the way for a rival bankruptcy plan that favors bondholders. The company also recently tu…

pg&e - Business Insider
8:01am PDT - October 11th, 2019

Millions of Californians Lost Power Because PG&E Refused to Spend Money to Fix Its Problems

“I can’t say how frustrated I am,” says a city councilor in Paradise, a town that was completely razed by the 2018 fires caused by PG&E.

pg&e - Vice News
7:19am PDT - October 11th, 2019

California governor slams PG&E, saying 'greed,' 'mismangement' led to widespread power cuts

California Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized PG&E for greed, mismanagement amid power cuts

pg&e - USA Today
7:09pm PDT - October 10th, 2019

‘People Are Freaking Out.’ Thousands of Californians Left Powerless Amid Electricity Cuts to Prevent Wildfires

As hundreds of thousands of Californians grapple with a power shutoff intended to reduce the risk of wildfires, people affected by the outages say that their communities are racked by anxiety and frustration about the disruption — as well as fear that the com…

pg&e - Time
2:45pm PDT - October 10th, 2019

Scientists rushed to save lab specimens as California's PG&E cuts power

José Cerca left his lab on the University of California, Berkeley campus Wednesday evening, the fateful day Pacific Gas and Electric began intentionally cutting power to wide swathes of Northern California. Cerca, an evolutionary biologist working at school's…

pg&e - Mashable
2:23pm PDT - October 10th, 2019

The California Blackouts Are Leading to Fear, Rage, and Uncharged Teslas

The decision to cut power in the Bay Area and elsewhere has led to residents struggling in all sorts of ways.

pg&e - Vice News
12:56pm PDT - October 10th, 2019

The Questions Surrounding California’s PG&E Outage

The utility turned off power to hundreds of thousands of customers to reduce the risk of wildfires. Many could be without electricity for days.

pg&e - The New York Times
11:56am PDT - October 10th, 2019

In California, my kids and I are used to making 'apocalypse boxes'

In the last hours before power was scheduled to go out over large swaths of the Bay Area where I live, the mood was eerie, disciplined and uneasy. In Berkeley, one CVS was out of batteries and I know it wasn't the only one. REI had been sold out of solar lant…

pg&e - CNN
11:27am PDT - October 10th, 2019

PG&E Power Outage Expands in California: Live Updates

The second phase of a safety plan intended to prevent wildfires left hundreds of thousands more without electricity.

pg&e - The New York Times
9:36am PDT - October 10th, 2019

RT @WSJ: PG&E filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday and state political leaders have no plans to help the once-influential utility https://t.co/A…

Boom Boom Room Guy (@BoomRoomGuy)
4:35am PST - January 30th, 2019
HOT TOPIC: It’s all routine #vegetation management... until PG&E goes bankrupt - #utilities #wildfires #DTECH2019 
 https://t.co/zj5RbugVfX https://t.co/8KU8GgervL

HOT TOPIC: It’s all routine #vegetation management... until PG&E goes bankrupt - #utilities #wildfires #DTECH2019 https://t.co/zj5RbugVfX https://t.co/8KU8GgervL

Kelvin Ross (@kelvinross68)
4:35am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @nytimesbusiness: “PG&E’s bankruptcy filing is just another example of them looking out for their own interests,” said Senator Jerry Hil…

Dont't Retweet nytimesbusiness (@dore_nytimesbus)
4:35am PST - January 30th, 2019
“PG&E’s bankruptcy filing is just another example of them looking out for their own interests,” said Senator Jerry Hill, a Democrat from San Francisco.  https://t.co/3WSoB4FY9e https://t.co/ngtDxW3Q0S

“PG&E’s bankruptcy filing is just another example of them looking out for their own interests,” said Senator Jerry Hill, a Democrat from San Francisco. https://t.co/3WSoB4FY9e https://t.co/ngtDxW3Q0S

NYT Business (@nytimesbusiness)
4:35am PST - January 30th, 2019

The Spark That Burned Down a Utility: The Decline and Fall of PG&E https://t.co/5N23yrtM5V via @YahooFinance

Magnolia Gallery (@MagnoliaG2012)
4:34am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @prayingmedic: California utility PG&E files for bankruptcy protection https://t.co/f1YWuz1Nfw

judy3birds (@judy3birds)
4:33am PST - January 30th, 2019

PG&E is the largest company to file for bankruptcy in the U.S in the past decade

JayG (@JG_SBALending)
4:33am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @BuzzFeedNews: PG&E, the biggest utility company in the United States, has filed for bankruptcy. It's the first time a major corporation…

mcarey (@Bobblinger)
4:30am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @prayingmedic: California utility PG&E files for bankruptcy protection https://t.co/f1YWuz1Nfw

Ray McDowell (@RayMcDo36695596)
4:30am PST - January 30th, 2019
PG&E files for bankruptcy protection after catastrophic California wildfire
https://t.co/QotKBOIfeS https://t.co/vPNWCqtJJL

PG&E files for bankruptcy protection after catastrophic California wildfire https://t.co/QotKBOIfeS https://t.co/vPNWCqtJJL

Business Day (@BDliveSA)
4:30am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @SarahTaber_bww: PG&E blamed climate change in their bankruptcy filings. Funny how climate change becomes real when it's an excuse for…

Pause For Irony - Massive Insects of Modesty (@PauseForIrony)
4:27am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @stockspastor: PG&E files for bankruptcy after California wildfires - CNN https://t.co/vFGn3pTPMY $PCG https://t.co/KZlgKQgCQl

Rookie Trader™️ (Chaz) (@RookieTrader9)
4:26am PST - January 30th, 2019

PG&E files for 'Chapter 22' bankruptcy https://t.co/6aIPsU2Olz

Keydreaming (@Texastweetybird)
4:25am PST - January 30th, 2019

$PCG After bankruptcy, PG&E headed back to court over wildfires https://t.co/ioZFFe85lK via @YahooFinance

Afurakan Emporium (@AfrakanEmporium)
4:24am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @mlagos: PG&E already started skipping payments to victims of an earlier (2015) Butte County fire, even though it had reached settlement…

Woody CASH (@Politmod)
4:24am PST - January 30th, 2019

PG&E Files for Bankruptcy Following California Wildfires https://t.co/V2d4KHxI0r

Against The Odds (@A_T_O)
4:23am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @GregoryNYC: Good morning! The next round of trade talks begins; Trump's rosy view of the economy is not shared by others; Apple's vulne…

Noble (@jpnoblejr)
4:23am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @baloo499: More liberal dogma & crap business practices that we the American ppl have been & will be paying for. #liberals suck. CA PG…

Deplorable❌Warrior (@GingerKinsey111)
4:22am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @baloo499: More liberal dogma & crap business practices that we the American ppl have been & will be paying for. #liberals suck. CA PG…

dana gardner (@liger57)
4:18am PST - January 30th, 2019

After bankruptcy, PG&E headed back to court over wildfires https://t.co/MmKXw7DCdh

Capitalism Institute (@Cap_Institute)
4:18am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @WEWS: The company has cited at least $7 billion in claims from the Camp Fire. It is believed that the Camp Fire was started when a PG&E…

#IAmLoomer (@LoomerFanClub)
4:17am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @business: 82 days after a fire, California’s largest utility declared bankruptcy. Here's the story of the fall of PG&E https://t.co/phY…

Dharma Djojonegoro (@dharmadjo)
4:17am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @sfchronicle: PG&E and its parent company followed through on their plans to seek bankruptcy protection because of the mounting toll the…

#IAmLoomer (@LoomerFanClub)
4:17am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @Vanessa1971: America's PG&E, the largest utility in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy Tuesday as it faces billions of dollars in potential…

John Kaminar (@jidk1187)
4:17am PST - January 30th, 2019

Will Bankruptcy Stay Criminal Proceedings For PG&E? https://t.co/fSVzIza4gh

Squire Patton Boggs (@SPB_Global)
4:16am PST - January 30th, 2019
.@nytopinion 

One message of the bankruptcy is that climate change is already creating calamitous conditions. As PG&E put it recently, “California faces an ever-increasing threat from catastrophic wildfires, extreme weather and higher temperatures.” https://t.co/T4VjWvmdDl

.@nytopinion One message of the bankruptcy is that climate change is already creating calamitous conditions. As PG&E put it recently, “California faces an ever-increasing threat from catastrophic wildfires, extreme weather and higher temperatures.” https://t.co/T4VjWvmdDl

J.M. Hamilton (@jmhamiltonblog)
4:15am PST - January 30th, 2019

Bankrupted by deadly wildfires, PG&E vows to keep the lights on: https://t.co/lAkzVBQQS0 qua @YouTube

namninhvuong (@namninhvuong)
4:15am PST - January 30th, 2019

California Power Provider PG&E Files For Bankruptcy In Wake Of Fire Lawsuits: https://t.co/TNv8ILMhBW qua @YouTube

namninhvuong (@namninhvuong)
4:15am PST - January 30th, 2019

PG&E bankruptcy: Utility seeks to pay $130 million in bonuses, void green energy contracts https://t.co/f38fS2pang

wake1up (@n2oneness)
4:15am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @WSJ: PG&E filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday and state political leaders have no plans to help the once-influential utility https://t.co/A…

Darrell W. Gentry (@Dwgplanner)
4:14am PST - January 30th, 2019

With bankruptcy they won't have to pay the claims of all of those poor victims of the Cali fires, especially those in Paradise, Ca. And who sits on the PG&E board? Moonbeam's sister. It's all a scam as most everything in Cali is these days. https://t.co/BppeDU5zUu

zenj8 (@zenj8)
4:14am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @sfchronicle: PG&E filed documents in a U.S. court seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy despite state investigators determining last week that…

(@ckalva_)
4:13am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @baloo499: More liberal dogma & crap business practices that we the American ppl have been & will be paying for. #liberals suck. CA PG…

TD Deplorable NRA Member (@tdpga)
4:13am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @soloalam1: Any judge with morals KNOWS to help the victims of the fires that lost everything including Loved ones..bankruptcy protectio…

Kamelot's Table (@soloalam1)
4:13am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @BuzzFeedNews: PG&E, the biggest utility company in the United States, has filed for bankruptcy. It's the first time a major corporation…

P. BEAN (@Restoration112)
4:12am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @grist: Nearly a quarter-century after winning millions from PG&E, the 'Erin Brockovich' town continues its fight for clean water. https…

Samanninghowe (@schowe78)
4:12am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @baloo499: More liberal dogma & crap business practices that we the American ppl have been & will be paying for. #liberals suck. CA PG…

The Sultan of Catnip (@SultanOfCatnip)
4:11am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @prayingmedic: California utility PG&E files for bankruptcy protection https://t.co/f1YWuz1Nfw

Susan Charbonneau ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@Queendode)
4:10am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @WSJ: PG&E filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday and state political leaders have no plans to help the once-influential utility https://t.co/A…

Stan Buell (@BuellStan)
4:09am PST - January 30th, 2019

RT @YahooFinance: Highlight: PG&E Corp files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. @AlexisKWeed: "If the court does approve this bankruptcy…

I check all the ▪️s. ©️ (@UrbanSouthBelle)
4:09am PST - January 30th, 2019