Photo of power line in Big Bend, Ca.

California Regulator Sanctions Utility Over Power Outages

SAN FRANCISCO — California's top utility regulator blasted Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday for what she called "failures in execution" during the largest planned power outage in state history to avoid wildfires that she said, "created an unacceptable situat...

PG&E Offers $105M ‘Wildfire Assistance’ Plan

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric says it will set up a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's equipment. In a court filing Wednesday, PG&E s...

Prosecutors: Fires May Mean PG&E Violated Criminal Sentence

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric's role in igniting wildfires last year could allow a judge to find that it violated terms of its criminal sentence in a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people, federal prosecutors said Monday. In a co...