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With High Winds and Dry Conditions Expected in the Northern Sierra and North Valley, PG&E May Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Portions of Butte, Plumas and Yuba Counties

An estimated 21,000 customers who might be affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff are receiving the initial notifications today–two days ahead of the potential event Fewer than 1 percent of PG&E customers could be affected by shutoff SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — This afternoon, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) notified customers in portions of three Northern Sierra and North …

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Cal Hope – Crossings TV Interview with Dr. Hendry Ton on Mental Health during COVID-19 and CalHOPE

UC Davis Psyhciatry Professor and Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Hendry Ton, explains the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health ofminority communities, the CalHope project, mental health resources and various tips. CalHope is a project by California Department of Health Care Services to provide support for communities impacted by national disasters.

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Immigrants, Respond to the 2020 Census and Be Counted

By Chuck Park Almost every Saturday morning for the last four months, I’ve donned a fresh surgical mask and latex gloves; loaded up a “United States Census 2020”-branded reusable bag with hand sanitizer, cellular data-enabled iPads, and flyers; and walked the 0.18 square miles of census tract 871 in downtown Flushing to urge you — my fellow New Yorkers — …

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As Wildfires Burn Across California, PG&E Shares Lifesaving Tips with Customers During National Preparedness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— The magnitude of California’s 2020 wildfire season is hard to comprehend. To date, CAL FIRE reports that more than 7,600 fires have scorched approximately 3.2 million acres this year in the Golden State — an area almost the size of Connecticut. And five 2020 fires – the August Complex, the SCU Lightning Complex, the LNU Lightning Complex, the North …

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Great Plates like CPR for struggling restaurants

Program has delivered more than 9.1 million hot meals statewide to seniors during pandemicDALY CITY – San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa will hold a press conference, 11 a.m., Friday, September 11 at Maharlika Restaurant, 7367 Mission Road, Daly City to highlight the state’s Great Plates program, which provides food for sheltered seniors and supports restaurants financially impacted by …

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REINVESTING IN DOWNTOWN FRESNO’S CHINATOWN DISTRICT – Fresno Housing Breaks Ground on The Monarch @ Chinatown

Fresno, CA – Today, Fresno Housing hosted a virtual groundbreaking of The Monarch @ Chinatown, a transformative, affordable housing community in Fresno’s historic Chinatown community. Funded by California’s cap-and-trade program, Transformative Climate Communities (TCC), The Monarch @ Chinatown is a mixed-use, infill development that will eliminate a blighted vacant lot and provide environmentally friendly amenities to residents and the community. …

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Public Safety Power Shutoff Update: For Customers Who Can Be Restored, Approximately 97 Percent Now Have Power

Some Customers to Remain Out of Service Due to Ongoing Wildfire Threats, Smoke Impacts and Requests from First Responders to Keep Lines De-energized to Support Firefighting Efforts SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has restored power to approximately 97 percent of customers who can be restored and who were affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff …

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Public Safety Power Shutoff Update: Patrols Begin at Daybreak as PG&E Issues Weather ‘All Clear’

Inspections and Restoration Work Beginning Wednesday Morning for Majority of Impacted Areas in Sierra Foothills, Sacramento Valley, Northern Sierra, Elevated North Bay Terrain and Kern County Remaining Weather All Clear and Patrols for Northern Sierra Expected Later this Morning SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— This morning, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) electric crews will start patrolling in the air, in vehicles …

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PG&E Turns Off Power for Safety to Approximately 172,000 Customers in 22 Counties in Sierra Foothills, Sacramento Valley, Northern Sierra and Elevated North Bay Terrain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed this morning that customers in the Sierra Foothills, Northern Sierra and elevated North Bay terrain who were notified of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) are now without power. The PSPS event is affecting approximately 172,000 customers in 22 counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Humboldt, Lake, …

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