Photo of Armando Espinoza delivering paper products to a cafe in Sonoma, CA

Power Outages Begin in California Amid Hot, Windy Weather

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power to more than a million people Wednesday for what could be days on end, in the most sweeping effort in state history to prevent wildfires caused by windblown power lines. The utility plans to shut off...
Photo of PG&E worker and PG&E truck

PG&E Reaches $11B Deal With California Wildfire Insurers

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from Califonria's wildfires in 2017 and 2018. "Today's settlement is another step in doing what's right fo...
Photo of utility crews repairing overhead lines along the PCH

San Francisco Can Pursue Legal Fight With PG&E, Judge Rules

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge has allowed San Francisco to renew its stalled legal fight with Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. over power delivery costs. The city has been fighting with PG&E for years, arguing the utility requires it to install unnecessary an...