PG&E

10 Oct 2019

The Areas & Times Effected by PG&E Power Outages & Why

If you do not have power this morning, it may be because a) you forgot to pay your bill or, b) you’re part of PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff Program.  Which seems a bit chaotic, but that’s mostly because PG&E isn’t taking any chances with causing any more wildfires.  They

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09 Oct 2019

The Power Apocalypse is About to Hit the Bay Area

Update, 1:50 p.m.: PG&E tortures residents by postponing the scheduled shutoff in many East Bay cities until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening. A bunch of kids woke up today in parts of Northern California thrilled that schools were closed, that is until they realized their phones won’t charge and microwaves can’t

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17 Jul 2019

Berkeley Bans Natural Gas Buildings

The city of Berkeley made a bold move at Tuesday’s City Council meeting by banning natural gas pipes in future building developments. The legislation makes the East Bay city the first in the state to pass such a strong anti-natural gas policy. There will of course be exceptions to the

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16 Jan 2019

Doing Away With Private Utilities Is a Matter of Life and Death

By Ryan Smith The toll of this year’s wildfires is the second in as many years to break entirely too many state records, increasing the call to hold private utility companies like Pacific Gas & Electric to the flames of their own making. When the last embers cooled there was

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26 Nov 2018

Help Stop the PG&E Bailout

This has come to me by way of the Democratic Socialists of America: San Francisco. Stay updated on this by RSVPing to the Facebook event. Join the in-person efforts to stop the California Public Utilities Commission from sheltering PG&E from their criminal liability and negligence at their upcoming meeting in

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22 May 2015

The City That Was: 9/11 Didnt Kill Caffe Proust, But PG&E Did

 In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. Many months ago, I told you about Caffè Proust, the

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