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  • Santa Maria High School awarded check for literacy program

    September 10, 2012 10:12 PM

    Santa Maria High School was given a big check Monday to help improve student literacy. United Way and PG&E handed over a $7,500 check which will go to the school's "Power Reading" program. KSBY visited a freshman class Monday, where the majority of students read at a fourth... more »
  • Vandenberg fire burning on base near old explosives

    October 28, 2010 11:01 PM

    Fire crews says the brush fire has scorched 400 acres, but is weakening. They say the six structures threatened initially are no longer in danger, but there are still some concerns. Firefighters say the fire is burning near a large number of old explosive devices from previous wars. That's... more »
  • Residents lose power, phone, and internet service

    July 22, 2010 10:05 PM

    PG&E says more than 600 people are still without power in Santa Maria tonight, but for some, that wasn't their only inconvenience today. Verizon says a tree trimming crew in Goleta accidentally cut a main data and phone line between Goleta and Solvang. The outage caused some 8,000 Verizon customers... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Cities take up fight against Prop 16

    May 18, 2010 12:57 PM

    Tonight, we're taking a look at the controversial Proposition 16. It would require a 2/3 vote from the public before any city could enter the power business. PG&E is the primary driving force behind the proposition and has spent millions of dollars in advertising compared with the tens of... 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 »
  • Diablo reduces power output during storm

    January 20, 2010 5:45 PM

    Officials at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant reduced output in both Unit 1 and Unit 2 to 24 percent power after high swells affected plant operations. Large waves increase water pressure on traveling screens that filter ocean water entering the intake system. The swells may also bring an increased... 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.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission to visit Central Coast

    January 10, 2010 11:40 PM

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is planning a visit to the Central Coast Monday. Members of the commission are visiting the Diablo Canyon Power Plant to inform community leaders about the plant's licensing renewal process. But not all parties are happy about the visit. California's Energy Commissioner says PG&E filed renewal... more »
  • Lights back on for Cambria homes

    December 22, 2009 5:27 PM

    Power was restored to 65 homes in Cambria at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to a representative from PG&E. The outage occurred at 10:15 p.m. Monday evening, when a tree fell and knocked down power lines. Crews had initially thought power would be back up by 8 a.m., but the damage... more »
  • Power restored to homes affected by morning outage

    November 18, 2009 5:30 PM

    A PG&E spokesperson says power has been restored to all the homes affected by an outage Wednesday morning. About 2,000 homes lost power around 8:20 a.m. in some parts of San Luis Obispo, Santa Margarita and along Highway 1, after a tree hit some power lines. Crews were able... 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 »

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