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Storm Watch– Schools, Road Conditions, Power Outages

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–From rain to hail to snow, thunderstorms, and wind, our communities have been dealing with the first major winter storm of the season which began on Sunday. The National Weather Service Hanford Office has predicted that Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will be the worst of the storm with snow levels dropping and more thunderstorms possible. Check below for ...

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Oak Fire And PG&E’s Recycled Dirt Program

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MARIPOSA—Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is currently in the process of implementing The Recycled Dirt Program in the Oak Fire burn scar. The program is a new PG&E community service that provides non-hazardous excavation dirt to recipients located nearby our service centers. The soil comes from the excavation of our construction projects. PG&E is committed to reducing energy, water and ...

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PG&E Surveying Power Lines by Helicopter

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PG&E Surveying Power Lines by Helicopter in Fresno and Mariposa Counties  FRESNO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is surveying distribution power lines in the Auberry area starting this week, using helicopters equipped with Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology. Later this week through next week, patrols will fly over circuits in and around Auberry. Similar flights will begin ...

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Alert: Power Outage Midpines and Oak Fire Areas

MARIPOSA COUNTY–A power outage affecting approximately 3900 customers has been reported in the Midpines and Oak Fire area.  There is currently no estimated time of restoration. We will update this article when more information becomes available. For more information you can go to the PG&E website here. Update Power has been restored to all areas as of 8:15pm, Thursday, August ...

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Hiking With Fannie to Chilkoot Lake

Just a short hike up to a pretty lake with Fannie the Corgi. We made this hike when the very rare plant named Shuteye Peak faun lily was blooming. Although almost a month has gone by since we did this hike, it will still be a nice, short hike but watch for rattlesnakes and bring your bug spray! Oh, and ...

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Oakhurst Lutheran to Hold Annual Flag Day Celebration

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OAKHURST — Oakhurst Lutheran Church will be holding its annual Flag Day celebration on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14th. The celebration begins with a fundraising dinner for Semper Fi at 6 p.m. The dinner will include a pulled pork sandwich, chips, and water for a suggested $10.00 donation. All profits from the dinner will go to Semper Fi. The dinner is being ...

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Prepare Now for Coming Increase in Summer Energy Use

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Summer’s warm weather is coming, and Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) customers can benefit by participating in a variety of programs to prepare for the inevitable increase in air conditioning usage associated with hotter weather that typically drives up summer energy costs. To prepare eligible customers are encouraged to take advantage of income-qualified assistance programs including: ...

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Save Money and Energy by Helping the Power Grid This Summer

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — With the new Power Saver Rewards Program being launched this month, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) customers will be rewarded for saving energy during select hot days through October. The purpose is simple: Saving energy on hot days reduces the strain on California’s grid. “The Power Saver Rewards Program is truly a win-win as customers will be rewarded ...

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PG&E and CFF Help to Bolster Wildfire Safety & Preparedness

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — During California’s Wildfire Preparedness Week May 1-7, 2022, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the California Fire Foundation (CFF) are announcing their continued partnership in support of wildfire safety and preparedness. PG&E and the PG&E Corporation Foundation are providing, in the aggregate, $1.4 million to CFF’s Wildfire Safety and Preparedness Program (WSPP). Now in its fifth ...

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PG&E Offering STEM Education Scholarships To Local Students

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OAKLAND — The PG&E Corporation Foundation is inviting applications to the annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program. This year, responding to a trend in applications from students admitted to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), eligibility is expanding to students planning to attend HBCUs anywhere in the United States, as well as California colleges and universities. The foundation will provide ...

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