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More Than 100,000 PG&E Customers Update Contact Information, Sign up for Emergency Alerts, Prepare for Wildfires and Extreme Weather

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) customers are responding to the energy company’s call-to-action to update their contact information, as part of a campaign encouraging customers to have a plan for the growing threat of climate-driven extreme weather and wildfires.

To help educate customers from Bakersfield to the Oregon border, PG&E has mailed letters and postcards and sent emails to more than 570,000 homes and businesses served by electric lines that run through high fire-threat areas. The company is informing customers that it may be necessary for PG&E to temporarily turn off power as a last resort for safety if extreme fire danger conditions occur.

More than 100,000 PG&E customers so far have updated their mobile numbers, email addresses and other contact information so PG&E can communicate with them through important wildfire safety alerts.

“With the 2018 wildfire season off to the worst start in 10 years, we all need to be better prepared to stay emergency-ready and keep our families and friends safe,” said Laurie Giammona, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer. “We are asking our customers who live in or near high fire-threat areas to be sure we have their latest contact information so we can do our best to reach them in advance of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff event.”

The Public Safety Power Shutoff program is one of many additional precautionary safety measures that the company is putting in place as part of its Community Wildfire Safety Program, intended to further reduce wildfire threats and strengthen communities for the future.

Wildfire Safety Alerts

Extreme weather threats can change quickly. PG&E’s goal, dependent on weather and other factors, is to send customer alerts through automated calls, texts and emails at 48 hours, again at 24 hours, and again just prior to shutting off power.

In addition to notifying customers directly, PG&E will provide outage updates and information through community channels such as social media, local news, radio and the website.

Importantly, these advance notifications are for a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff event to help reduce the risk of wildfire during the most extreme fire danger conditions. But loss of power can happen for a variety of reasons like storms or emergency response and there is no advance notice when PG&E needs to turn off power at the request of a first responder agency due to an active wildfire or other emergency response situation.

How Customers Can Take Action

PG&E thanks those customers who have taken action to ensure they will receive its wildfire safety alerts. For customers who have not yet confirmed or updated their contact information, PG&E strongly encourages everyone to do so by logging on at or by calling the PG&E contact center (1-866-743-6589).

Customers can visit to enter their address and find out if their home or business is served by an electric line that may be turned off for safety during high wildfire threats (click on “Check Your Address” under the “Shutting Off Power For Safety” tab). Customers will also find tips on preparing their own emergency plans.

PG&E Installs 100th New Weather Station in 2018, Network Helps Bolster Wildfire Prevention and Response Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reached an important milestone this month, installing its 100th new weather station this year and further enhancing its capacity to capture additional meteorological data to better predict where extreme wildfire danger could occur. The expansion is part of the additional safety precautions following the 2017 wildfires that PG&E is taking as part of its Community Wildfire Safety Program, intended to further reduce wildfire threats and keep its customers, their families and communities safe.

Since January of this year, PG&E has installed more than 100 new weather stations, of an expected approximately 200 new stations in high fire-threat areas across its service area by the end of the year. Counties that have received new weather stations so far this year include Alameda, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Sonoma and Tuolumne.

Data collected by these stations is streamed in real time and available to state and local agencies and the public through online sources such as the National Weather Service, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and MesoWest.

“With these new, additional weather stations, PG&E is able to capture additional real-time data related to temperature, wind speeds and humidity levels to provide improved awareness of current fire danger conditions,” said Kevin Dasso, PG&E vice president of Electric Asset Management. “Our team of meteorologists and wildfire safety experts will use this data to determine any needed actions the company can take to help reduce wildfire risks.”

Public Safety Power Shutoff

One of the actions PG&E may take, as a last resort during extreme fire danger conditions, is temporarily turning off electric power lines for safety. No single factor will drive a Public Safety Power Shutoff. PG&E will take a combination of many criteria into consideration, including:
• “Extreme” fire danger threat level as classified by the National Fire Danger Rating System
• A Red Flag Warning declared by the National Weather Service
• Low humidity levels, generally 20 percent and below
• Sustained winds above approximately 25 mph and wind gusts in excess of approximately 45 mph
• Site-specific conditions such as temperature, terrain and local climate
• Critically dry vegetation that could serve as fuel for a wildfire
• On-the-ground, real-time observations from PG&E field crews

PG&E has alerted more than 570,000 homes and businesses served by electric lines in extreme-fire threat areas about the Public Safety Power Shutoff program, encouraging customers to visit for information about how to prepare. Customers are also asked to update their contact information at to receive important wildfire safety alerts in the event PG&E needs to take this step for safety.

Ipagdiwang ang Moon Festival sa Pechanga Resort Casino May Ipamimigay na 2018 Mercedes Benz at Magagarang Premyo

Samahan kami sa Pechanga Resort Casino ngayong Setyembre upang ipagdiwang ang Mid-Autumn Festival kaugnay din ng kapana-panabik na “Harvest Moon Grand Drawing.” Magkakaroon ng 50 mananalo sa EasyPlay at isang swerteng mananalo ang magmamaneho ng bagong 2018 Mercedes Benz. Sa karagdagan, sa aming tatlong araw na “Harvest Moon – Swipe & Win” na promosyon, may pagkakataong manalo ang mga miyembro ng Club hanggang $1,000 sa EasyPlay!

Ang prmosyong “Harvest Moon – Swipe & Win” ay isasagawa sa araw ng Huwebes, Setyembre 6, 13 at 20. Mula 1pm hanggang 9pm, ang mga miyembro ng Pechanga Club ay maaaring magkaskas ng Club card sa himpilan ng promosyon sa pagkakataong manalo ng hanggang $1,000 sa EasyPlay o sa bunutan ng mga kalahok upang makasali sa Grandeng Bunutan.

Ang “Harvest Moon Grand Drawing” ay isasagawa sa Linggo, Setyembre 23. Sa takdang panahon ng promosyon mula 1pm hanggang 9pm, ang mga miyembro ng Club ay maaaring lumahok sa paggamit ng Club card habang naglalaro ng slots at table games. Maaaring lumahok paulit-ulit depende sa bahagdan/antas ng sinumang Miyembro. Ang miyembro na may Red Card ay maaaring lumahok ng 8x sa pagsali, ang miyembro na may Silver Card ay maaaring lumahok ng 1x. Ang mga kalahok ay bubunutin alas 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm at 9pm. Isa ang mananalo ng grandeng papremyo at mag-uuwi ng 2018 Mercedes Benz, habang ang total na 50 maswerteng mananalo ay makakapanalo ng kaniyang parte sa EasyPlay bonus. Dalasan ang paglalaro upang paulit-ulit na manalo! Ang mga mananalo ay ipapaskel sa kabuuang palapag ng casino. Sa karagdagang impormasyon, tumawag lamang sa 1-877-711-2946 o bumisita sa

Lahat kami sa Pechanga Resort Casino ay bumabati sa inyo ng Happy Moon Festival!

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Celebrate the Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort Casino With A 2018 Mercedes Benz Giveaway and Great Prizes

Join us at Pechanga Resort Casino this September to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with our exciting “Harvest Moon Grand Drawing”. There will be 50 winners of EasyPlay and one lucky winner will drive away in a new 2018 Mercedes Benz. In addition, with our three days “Harvest Moon – Swipe & Win” promotion, Club members will have a chance to win up to $1,000 in EasyPlay!

The “Harvest Moon – Swipe & Win” promotion will be held on Thursday, September 6th, 13th and 20th Starting from 1pm to 9pm, Pechanga Club members can swipe their Club card at the promotion area for a chance to win up to $1,000 EasyPlay or drawing entries to take part in the Grand Drawing.

The “Harvest Moon Grand Drawing” will be held on Sunday, September 23th. During the promotional period from 1 pm to 9 pm, Club members can earn entries by using their Club to play at any slots and table game. Multiple entries can be earned depending on membership/tier level: Red Card members earn up to 8x entries; Platinum Card members up to 5x entries; Gold Card members up to 3x entries, and Silver Card members earn 1x entry. Entries will be drawn at 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8 pm and 9 pm. One grand prize winner will drive away in a 2018 Mercedes Benz, while a total of 50 lucky winners will win a share of EasyPlay bonus. Play more to win multiple times! Winners will be posted throughout the casino floor. For more information, please call 1-877-711-2946 or visit

All of us at Pechanga Resort Casino wish everyone a Happy Moon Festival!

About Pechanga Resort Casino
Pechanga Resort Casino offers one of the largest and most expansive resort/casino experiences anywhere in the United States. Voted the Number One casino in America by readers of USA TODAY and rated a Four Diamond property by AAA since 2002, Pechanga Resort Casino provides an unparalleled getaway. Offering more than 4,500 of the hottest slots, table games, world-class entertainment, 1,090 hotel rooms, dining, spa and championship golf at Journey at Pechanga, Pechanga Resort Casino features a destination that meets and exceeds the needs of its guests and the community. Pechanga Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. For more information, call toll free 1-888-PECHANGA or visit Follow Pechanga Resort Casino on Facebook and on Twitter @PechangaCasino. Pechanga Resort Casino is open 24-hours. Guests must be 21 and older to enter the casino.

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