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Blackouts Possible Again as Fire Danger Looms in California

Less than two weeks after blacking out much of Northern California, PG&E is warning that dangerous fire weather could prompt it to shut off power to about a half-million people. Pacific Gas & Electric began notifying customers Monday that it could b...
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California Regulators Approve $373M PG&E Rate Hike

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators have approved a $373 million rate hike for Pacific Gas & Electric to pay costs related to a series of wildfires. KTVU-TV says the California Public Utilities Commission Thursday unanimously OK'd an increase that rai...
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Gov. Newsom Criticizes PG&E’s Plan for New Board

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility o...
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Board Weighs New Rules After 22 Horse Deaths at Santa Anita

LOS ANGELES — The California Horse Racing Board will weigh new safety and medication rules Thursday in the wake of 22 horse deaths at Santa Anita. The board is meeting at the track northeast of Los Angeles to consider whether to ban medication and whips on ...

‘Slow Your Pace, It’s Not a Race’ When Driving In Fog

When driving in the fog this winter, Caltrans encourages you to "Slow Your Pace, It's Not a Race." "Not only is fog dangerous to drive in, but it can turn deadly when people drive too fast," said Sharri Bender Ehlert, the district director for Caltrans."Whi...