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Wildfires: PG&E will place 10,000 miles of electric lines underground

Pacific Gas & Electric, the state’s largest power company, said Wednesday that it plans to place 10,000 miles of power lines underground…

PG&E Aims to Curb Wildfire Risk by Burying Many Power Lines

Pacific Gas & Electric, aiming to show its determination to overcome a history of safety problems, announced Wednesday that it…

PG&E equipment may be linked with another Northern California wildfire, utility reports

Dive Brief: Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) equipment may have been involved with a new Northern California wildfire…

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Raising Rates for Essential Needs During COVID is Wrong

With lower-income Californians bearing the brunt of the pandemic economically, utilities are still rapidly raising rates for essential heat and light despite the COVID crisis. Constantly raising rates is wrong.

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Beware of Phone Scammers

  by TURN Managing Attorney Christine Mailloux   I was working in my office and I received a call on my Spectrum cable VoIP landline phone line, that I primarily

Keep the Lights ON!  Request to Fu...

TURN, The Redwood Community Action Agency, ACCES, Centro La Familia Advocacy Services, The Central Valley Urban Institute and CARA tell the Governor Utility Debt Relief is urgently needed.    


Electric companies are allowed to shut off power throughout their territories when the weather causes high risk of fires sparked by their equipment.  During a planned power shut off, landline