Iran and the U.S. conducted a prisoner exchange Saturday that saw a detained Princeton scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
During California’s recent wildfires, the intentional blackouts PG&E implemented to reduce danger frustrated residents. The utility’s poorly maintained infrastructure is blamed for at least five previous fires. Now, the mayors of over a dozen California cities are suggesting PG&E should…
Although California’s battle with wildfires eased a bit Friday, officials warn that the concern is far from over. Firefighters faced a fast-moving brush fire north of Los Angeles overnight, fueled in part by the flammable oil in the eucalyptus trees…
By Don Thompson, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. said its latest blackout will start early Tuesday and affect 605,000 customers.
By Associated Press
The utility is already under severe financial pressure after its equipment has been blamed for a series of destructive wildfires in Northern California.
By Robert Jablon, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading over the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.
By Jocelyn Gecker, Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Pacific Gas & Electric Company said it would begin precautionary power shutoffs Wednesday afternoon to nearly 180,000 homes and businesses in portions of 17 counties.
By Brian Melley, Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
The fire danger spread to Southern California on Thursday as raging winds moved down the state.
This week's Diablo winds were projected to be the strongest in two years, but early signs suggest that PG&E may have overestimated the fire risk.
By Olga R. Rodriguez, Janie Har, Associated Press
California's main utility announced is shutting off power to customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties to reduce the chance of fierce winds knocking down or toppling trees into power lines during a siege of hot, dry, gusty…
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