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PG&E’s name being used in various scams – here’s how to protect yourself

PG&E’s name being used in various scams – here’s how to protect yourself

PG&E Warns Humboldt County Customers of Potential Scams EUREKA – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers in Humboldt County to be aware of ongoing scam phone calls with criminals threatening to shut off power if a payment is not made immediately. PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past

PG&E flying safety missions out of ACV for a few weeks using IR-equipped choppers

PG&E to Conduct Enhanced Transmission Inspections by Helicopter in Humboldt County EUREKA, Calif. — Starting today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) contract crews will be working in Humboldt and Trinity Counties to conduct accelerated safety inspections of transmission towers and poles using infrared cameras affixed to helicopters. Infrared technology is used to determine hot

PG&E gas project exposes festering sewage leak that puts bay in peril

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An infrastructure problem discovered by PG&E is going to cost the City of Arcata up to $60,000 to repair, and it has to be done quickly. Toiling underneath Samoa Boulevard on its California Natural Gas upgrade project, utility workers found that the connection linking Arcata’s main sewer

About those helicopters in the sky…

PG&E HUMBOLDT – On Friday, Oct. 6, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will fly two helicopters along electric distribution lines in Humboldt County in order to survey the lines for improved electric reliability. The lines to be surveyed run from Garberville to Shelter Cove up to Petrolia and then from Hoopa up to Orleans.

Green or blue PG&E helicopter buzzing about

PG&E Press Release PG&E to Conduct Helicopter Patrols in Humboldt County to Ensure Gas Reliability  EUREKA, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will conduct routine low-level helicopter patrols today, March 16, to inspect gas transmission lines for potential threats and future maintenance in parts of Humboldt County. A helicopter from Red Bluff will fly between 300 to 500

McK committee gets down to business

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee learned about a proposed marijuana excise tax, heartily endorsed a new local electricity provider and gave a round of applause to the man behind the Central Avenue improvement project at its meeting last week. Measure S Connie Beck, director of the Department of Health

Power is out in Manila (Update: Power on.)

UPDATE: Power restored at about 9:47 a.m. Mad River Union MANILA – In the salty outpost, 469 Pacific Gas & Electric customers are without power this morning. According to PG&E, the electricity went out at about 6:45 a.m., although some homes in Manila didn’t lose power until after 7:30 a.m. The cause of the outage is