PG&E cuts power to nearly 1 million customers, California wildfires force thousands to evacuate

PG&E shut off power to nearly 1 million customers across Northern and Central California over the weekend, and a wildfire raging in Sonoma County resulted in nearly 200,000 people being forced to evacuate. Meanwhile, a wildfire is now burning in Los Angeles that is forcing evacuations, as well. Read More …

CPUC to meet in SLO over planned PG&E rate hike

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a pair of meetings in San Luis Obispo this week to gather input from local residents and ratepayers on PG&E’s plan to raise rates to offset the rising cost of decommissioning the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Read More …