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PG&E doing PSPS practice helicopter inspection flights over Humboldt

PG&E doing PSPS practice helicopter inspection flights over Humboldt

PG&E Today, June 2, PG&E conducted pre-inspection helicopter flights in Humboldt County to improve its Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program events for our customers and communities. Flights will continue tomorrow, June 3 as well. PG&E is flying a Bell 407 helicopter along electric distribution lines located along the North Coast. The pre-PSPS flights are

PG&E girds grid, warns customers of coming power shutoffs

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With temperatures and power consumption soaring across the state, PG&E held a YouTube briefing Monday night on planned Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events. Areas in Humboldt, including Arcata and Blue Lake, are among those that will be affected beginning Tuesday at midnight, with power restoration predicted for Wednesday at

PG&E watching for wildfires via weather stations, HD cams

PG&E news release PG&E Adds More Weather Stations and High-Definition Cameras to Monitor Wildfire Conditions More than 600 weather stations, 130 HD cameras now installed across Northern and Central California  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As part of its Community Wildfire Safety Program (CWSP), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has now installed more than 600 weather stations

Bohn says no more power shutoffs in 2020

Supervisor Mike Wilson said county residents were led to believe a “mythology” that power generation could be locally isolated in a so-called energy island. “I think there were many people within PG&E who were just as shocked as we were that the larger bureaucracy just didn’t perform in the way that they thought it would,” he continued.

PSPS update: Arcata, most of Humboldt gets to stay lit

According to the City of Arcata and Humboldt County, PG&E is now saying that “most” Humboldt communities won’t be affected by tonight’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). Says the city: City of Arcata announcement Posted on: October 24, 2019Humboldt County PG&E Public Safety Power Outage Update 5:45 PM, UPDATE: PG&E has confirmed that most of

UPDATE: Power to remain on Tuesday night

Tuesday evening, Oct. 29 update: Power will remain on throughout most of Humboldt Tuesday night. Details here. PG&E update OCT 29 PSPS UPDATE: PG&E Begins Shutting Power Off for Next Offshore Wind Event Impacting Approximately 597,000 Customers; Approximately 400,000 Customers from Oct. 26 PSPS Remain Impacted  Nearly 70 Community Resource Centers in 29 Counties Available

Big Blue Café burns, other businesses evacuated

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An electrical power generator is the cause of the Sunday fire that damaged Big Blue Café on the Plaza, leaving it and adjacent businesses and offices closed Monday. Assistant Fire Chief Sean Campbell said the generator had been placed at the restaurant’s back door, providing electricity to