Advertisements


Northern California blackouts may mean mobile outages

Mobile companies are scrambling to maintain service for the 800,000 Californians who may experience power outages this week......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: California at heightened risk of wildfires, blackouts this week

The National Weather Service issued high-level fire warnings for Southern California on Sunday, while PG&E Corp. warned of more power outages in Northern California where high winds and dry conditions also posed a fire risk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 17th, 2019

PG&E faces public firestorm after massive outages over wildfire fears

After facing blame for a catastrophic Northern California fire, the powerful utility is ripped for mismanagement for imposing sweeping blackouts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2019

California power outages: Here"s how you can keep the lights on next time

PG&E's CEO has said wildfire-prevent blackouts could continue for another decade. PG&E's CEO has said wildfire-prevent blackouts could continue for another decade......»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 28th, 2019

PG&E has announced power outages for 2 million Californians, after acknowledging that a broken wire may have sparked the Sonoma blaze

Noah Berger/AP California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has notified 850,000 customers that they could lose power this weekend. The blackouts are meant to reduce wildfire risk amid warm, dry, windy conditions. PG&E .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

California"s huge, humiliating power outages expose the vulnerabilities of PG&E"s power grid

California utilities are woefully behind on maintenance and new power systems to prevent long-term blackouts. California utilities are woefully behind on maintenance and new power systems to prevent long-term blackouts......»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 10th, 2019

Key Words: CNBC’s Jim Cramer: Elon Musk may be a ‘zealot’ but he’s ‘dead right’ about his decision to break the rules

Cramer joined President Trump and others in throwing his support behind Elon Musk and his controversial move to reopen Tesla’s manufacturing plant in Northern California despite county orders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2020

Tesla could move headquarters to Texas, Elon Musk tweets

The Tesla chief also said the company would file a lawsuit "immediately" over coronavirus restrictions in Alameda County, in Northern California, because a factory there remains shuttered. He has been wrangling with California officials for weeks......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2020

How a brewery is combating COVID-19 and helping a nearby hospital test patients

Sierra Nevada Brewing is making the transport medium needed to process COVID-19 tests for its Northern California neighbor E.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 5th, 2020

How a brewery is combating COVID-19 and helping the nearby local hospital test patients

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is making the transport medium needed to process COVID-19 tests for northern California neighbor E.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 5th, 2020

Farmers face new challenges in their ongoing quest for water

Not a drop of rain fell in February in Sacramento until the end of the month, making it the driest February on record for much of Northern California. For many farmers it was a painful harkening back to the drought that reached its peak and 2015, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Santa Clara County officials identify additional COVID-19 deaths, including one from early February

Health officials in Santa Clara County said they have identified at least three other people who died at home from COVID-19 before the first documented death in the Northern California county on March 9. The local medical exami.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2020

T-Mobile wins final approval for closed merger with Sprint

California's Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted on Thursday to approve the merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, marking the final approval for a $23 billion deal which closed on April 1......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

Bay Area debt and structured financing expert: "There aren"t many happy financing stories these days"

The head of commercial brokerage firm Newmark Knight Frank's Debt and Structured Finance team in Northern California believes the Bay Area is already in an economic downturn, which spells trouble for developers seeking construction loans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2020

PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of manslaughter over Camp fire

The utility admitted  its equipment probably caused 10 wildfires last year in Northern and Central California......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 23rd, 2020

Kaiser Permanente bans visitors at Northern California hospitals

Effective Wednesday, visitors are no longer allowed in Kaiser Permanente's Northern California hospitals, the nonprofit health provider and insurer announced.   The tight restrictions are intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect pat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Local blood donation centers concerned about ‘critical shortage’ of blood

Northern California hospitals, alongside the rest of the country, are facing mounting concerns over blood supply shortages, according to blood donation nonprofit Vitalant. Vitalant is one of the largest operators of blood donation centers and blood.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

The deal is done: Sprint, T-Mobile clear last major hurdles

The final roadblocks preventing the merger between T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. were eliminated Wednesday after an administrative law judge with the California Public Utilities Commission recommended approval. Until the CPUC votes on the recom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2020

California, other states end opposition to T-Mobile, Sprint merger

California and other states which had fought a merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc over concerns about higher prices for consumers and less innovation have agreed to end their opposition......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2020

California attorney general will end fight against Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The office of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will not appeal a court's decision that a merger of wireless carriers Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc may go forward, it said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2020

Microsoft says it will continue to pay hourly service workers during the coronavirus outbreak, even if they can"t come in to work (MSFT)

Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images Microsoft says it will continue to pay vendors who work hourly in the Seattle area and northern California during the coronavirus outbreak — even if conditions me.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 5th, 2020