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  • High-tech high school breaks ground in Nipomo

    January 26, 2012 9:46 PM

    School officials and community leaders broke ground today on a new school in Nipomo that emphasizes technology. Central Coast New Tech High School will welcome its very first freshman class this fall. The school, located next to Nipomo High, has been in the works for more than two years.... more »
  • Blown transformer knocks out power in Santa Maria

    December 1, 2010 8:46 PM

    An elementary school and thousands of homes were briefly without power Wednesday morning in Santa Maria. PG&E says a transformer blew out at about 8:45 am on West Alvin Avenue. We're told 4,900 homes lost power. It was restored to a majority of those homes and Robert... more »
  • Diablo Canyon saftey discussed at town hall meeting

    June 30, 2010 1:15 AM

    The focus of a public meeting hosted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Tuesday night was supposed to be the safety at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in 2009, but that didn't stop some concerned residents from bringing up last week's alert at the plant. A town hall meeting was... more »
  • Public meeting to discuss proposed PG&E rate increase

    June 14, 2010 6:28 PM

    The state Public Utilities Commission is inviting members of the community to weigh in on a proposed rate increase by PG&E. PG&E is proposing to increase some customers' rates at the beginning of 2011 in order to raise $1.1 billion dollars within the year. The meeting will be held... more »
  • Atomic Safety Board in SLO to hear arguments over Diablo Canyon license renewal

    May 26, 2010 12:08 PM

    The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board handling the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactor license renewal will be in San Luis Obispo Wednesday at the request of a local organization called San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace. Back in March, Mothers for Peace filed paperwork with the federal government opposing the... more »
  • Downed power lines leave thousands in the dark

    May 24, 2010 9:45 PM

    Downed power lines left some 2800 customers without power in Santa Maria. It happened just before 11:30 this morning near the 500 block of South Oakley. Santa Maria firefighters responded to a small grass fire and shut down the street while PG&E crews worked to restore power. Within 40 minutes,... more »
  • Downed lines leave thousands without power

    May 24, 2010 4:25 PM

    Downed power lines near the 500 block of South Oakley left some 2800 people without power. It happened just before 11:30 this morning. Santa Maria firefighters responded to a small grass fire and shut down the street while PG&E crews removed the hazard and restored power. Within 40 minutes,... more »
  • Powering through Proposition 16

    May 18, 2010 9:25 PM

    Tonight, we're shedding some light on Proposition 16. It's a controversial proposition surrounding whether the public should decide if a city or county can enter the power business. If Prop 16 passes, it would require a two-thirds majority vote from the public before starting or expanding electric service. So... more »
  • PG&E crews working to get power back up for Grover Beach residents

    April 28, 2010 1:45 AM

    PG&E crews are trying to get the lights back on for people in Grover Beach, after a transformer fire knocked out power. PG&E says it happened just before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of Ramona Street. Originally, more than 2,000 customers were without power. As of 10:40... more »
  • Oceano school becoming more energy efficient

    March 30, 2010 7:54 PM

    A local school is doing its part to become energy efficient. Representative Lois Capps, (D) 23rd District, toured Oceano Elementary. It's taking steps to transform itself into a sustainable school. The elementary was able to install a solar panel through a grant from PG&E. It has also started a community... more »
  • Safety concern at Diablo Canyon addressed at public meeting

    January 27, 2010 12:46 AM

    A recent safety concern at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant took center stage at a public meeting Tuesday night. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission discussed their findings of a special inspection. This comes after PG&E changed the position of some valves in a safety system. The system was designed to... more »
  • Latest power outage numbers from PG&E as of 10:45 p.m. Friday

    January 23, 2010 2:42 AM

    PG&E crews are working to get the lights back on for hundreds of folks across the Central Coast. As of 10:45 p.m. Friday, PG&E says there are about 540 customers in San Luis Obispo County without power. The largest outage is in Atascadero, with 320 customers. 13 people in Santa... more »
  • Thursday morning update on power outages

    January 21, 2010 6:44 AM

    The wild weather has Pacific Gas and Electric crews working overtime to restore power to thousands on the Central Coast. As of 3:30a.m., 2,387 homes or businesses in San Luis Obispo county are without power. Another 900 are in the dark in northern Santa Barbara county. The hardest hit local... more »
  • Power outages force some businesses to close early

    January 18, 2010 7:28 PM

    Tens of thousands of Central Coast homes and businesses have been without power at some point during the day. One Santa Maria business experienced firsthand a power outage on Monday. The owner of Seven Star Food Store, Samir Fadel, said it's frustrating. Fadel said, "We had to close the doors,... more »
  • Storm causes widespread power outages

    January 18, 2010 5:28 PM

    The weather is creating power outages on the Central Coast and around the state. A spokesperson for PG&E says about 33,000 customers in San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria area have experienced power outages at some point today. She also says in PG&E's territory, which makes up about... more »
  • Simple steps to prepare your home for power outages

    January 18, 2010 1:11 PM

    The wet weather could bring along with it the possibility of power outages. But there are some simple steps you can take to prepare for this type of situation. PG&E recommends having battery-operated flashlights and radios with fresh batteries ready. Also, listen for updates on storm conditions and power outages.... more »
  • Power restored to thousands of PG&E customers in Morro Bay

    January 11, 2010 8:09 PM

    A piece of malfunctioning equipment is to blame for a power outage in Morro Bay earlier, according to a PG&E spokesperson. Residents lost power around 4:00p.m. Monday for about 20 minutes. About 3,800 people were effected by the power outage.
  • CA utility companies offer holiday help

    December 17, 2009 9:26 PM

    California's utility companies are giving their customers an early gift this holiday season. PG&E is one of several utilities promising not to cut off electricity and gas service from now until January 4th.The move is aimed at helping those who've fallen behind on their bills. Utility companies say the... more »
  • San Luis Obispo County prepared for a disaster

    December 2, 2009 8:29 PM

    In the event of a disaster, emergency workers in San Luis Obispo County say they are prepared. A routine disaster drill was conducted at Camp Roberts Wednesday. It's a joint effort between state and local agencies. Those involved in the drill included the American Red Cross, San Luis Obispo County... more »
  • San Luis Obispo County prepared for a disaster

    December 2, 2009 6:52 PM

    They say they are prepared and ready to protect your family during a disaster. A disaster relief drill was set up at Camp Roberts on Wednesday. The drill focused on emergency preparation in the event a serious emergency took place at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. It's a joint effort... more »
  • Diablo Canyon seeks license extension

    November 24, 2009 8:18 PM

    PG&E announced, that it's filed an extension on the plant's operating license That could extend it's life by 20 years. The news was met with mixed reaction by supporters and opponents of nuclear power. KSBY takes a closer look at both sides by putting the issue on the balance bar.... more »
  • Power back up for many PG&E customers in SLO County

    November 18, 2009 12:43 PM

    A PG&E spokesman says the lights are back on for many customers who lost power in San Luis Obispo County. About 2,000 customers lost power at about 8:20 a.m. in areas of San Luis Obispo, Santa Margarita and Highway 1. As of 9:40 a.m., only 100 customers were still... more »
  • PG&E working to restore power for SLO County residents

    November 18, 2009 12:12 PM

    PG&E crews are working to restore power to parts of San Luis Obispo County. A PG&E spokesman says about 2,000 customers in areas of San Luis Obispo, Santa Margarita and parts of Highway 1 lost power at around 8:20 a.m. PG&E does have crews on the way and... more »
  • Prescribed burn to begin Monday evening

    November 16, 2009 1:57 AM

    CAL FIRE will be conducting a 1 90 acre prescribed burn beginning Monday evening , and will go through W ednesday. T he burn will be located on PG&E property near P oint B uchon and in C rowbar C anyon. CAL FIRE conducted a prescribed burn near... more »

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