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PG&E Turns Off the Power for Safety to Approximately 48,200 Customers in Seven Counties in Sierra Foothills and North Bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed this morning that customers in the Sierra Foothills and the North Bay who were notified of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) are now without power. The PSPS event is impacting approximately 48,200 customers in seven counties: Butte, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sonoma and Yuba. The process to ... Read More »

FIRST SIGNS OF WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN YOLO COUNTY

Activity continues throughout Sacramento County Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito &Vector Control District announced today that the first signs of West Nile virus activity have been detected in Yolo County as 2 mosquito samples, one from Winters and the other from Zamora both tested positive for the disease. At the same time, West Nile virus activity continues to gradually ... Read More »

PG&E Encourages Customers to Update Their Contact Information, So They Can be Prepared for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

As Wildfire Season Progresses, Updates Needed from More Than 240,000 Customers    More than 390,000 Customers Have Updated Information Since June 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is sending postcards to more than 240,000 customers encouraging them to update their mobile number, email and other key information so the company can contact them in advance ... Read More »

RTD’s Van Go! Service Available on Independence Day

Stockton, CA–In observance of Independence Day, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will offer its newest mobility on-demand service in place of its regular services (all fixed-route and Dial-A-Ride) that will not be operating on Thursday, July 4. Van Go! mobility on-demand service will be available from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Passengers may book a ride the minute they ... Read More »

PG&E Spreads the Word About Wildfire Safety Within the Multicultural Community

FREMONT — PG&E has communicated the importance of preparing for the upcoming wildfire season through direct communications to customers, advertising and media channels people know and trust. Those familiar channels include multicultural newspapers, news websites, television and radio stations. That’s why PG&E recently played hosts to 20 multicultural media representatives during an event at the company’s facilities in Fremont. Attendees ... Read More »

Great American Petting Zoo Returns to the Sacramento County Fair

Sacramento, Calif., (5/14/19) – The Great American Petting Zoo is a must-see attraction at the 2019 Sacramento County Fair. This petting zoo is truly unique because there are no barriers inside the enclosure. Once inside, the guests are free to pet, feed, and play with numerous animals. The farm contains 55 beautiful, friendly hand-raised animals including: Nubian and Alpine Goats, ... Read More »

Sacramento Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer $20,000 down payment assistance grants and homebuyer education for eligible Sacramento County and West Sacramento residents; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders SACRAMENTO – May 1, 2019 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its local network member, NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region, today announced an additional $6 million donation by ... Read More »

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