Weather
The Pine Tree, News for Calaveras County and Beyond Weather
Amador Angels Camp Arnold Bear Valley Copperopolis Murphys San Andreas Valley Springs Moke Hill/West Point Tuolumne
News
Business Directory
Weather & Roads
Sports
Real Estate
Search
Weekly & Grocery Ads
Entertainment
Life & Style
Government
Law Enforcement
Business
Wine News
Health & Fitness
Home & Garden
Food & Dining
Religion & Faith
Frogtown USA
Legal Notices
Calendar
Polls
Columns
Free Classifieds
Letters to the Editor
Obituaries
About Us

Coming Soon...
Saturday, Jul 4
08:00 AM AMA Youth Football & Cheerleading Registration Now Open
Sunday, Jul 5
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
Tuesday, Jul 7
10:00 AM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Offering Weekly Grief Support
Wednesday, Jul 8
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Jul 9
08:00 PM Thursdays is Karaoke Night at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Friday, Jul 10
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Saturday, Jul 11
08:00 AM AMA Youth Football & Cheerleading Registration Now Open
Sunday, Jul 12
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
Tuesday, Jul 14
10:00 AM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Offering Weekly Grief Support
Wednesday, Jul 15
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Jul 16
08:00 PM Thursdays is Karaoke Night at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Friday, Jul 17
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill

Search Events




Log In
Username

Password

Remember Me



Calendar
PG&E Holding PSPS Drill in Angels Camp, Using Helicopters
Angels Camp, CA...This week, PG&E will conduct a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) drills, using helicopters, in Angels Camp to practice response during a PSPS event. Power will not be interrupted during the drill held on Wednesday and Thursday, July 24 and 25.


Given the continued and growing threat of extreme weather and wildfires, and as an additional precautionary measure following the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, we are expanding and enhancing our Community Wildfire Safety Program to further reduce wildfire risks and help keep our customers and the communities we serve safe.

In response to the rapidly changing environmental conditions in our state, this includes expanding our Public Safety Power Shutoff program to include all electric lines that pass through high fire-threat areas – both distribution and transmission. In the event of extreme weather, we will proactively de-energize the lines, shutting off power, for the safety to those communities.

During an actual PSPS, crews will inspect every part of the de-energized lines from the sky and from the ground, to identify and repair damage, before restoring power.

We are practicing those inspections with these drills, to improve the time it takes to turn the power back on safely. We will fly a helicopter, as part of the drill, in the vicinity of Angles Camp and surrounding areas Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 and 27. Those in Angels Camp may see additional PG&E and contractor trucks.

We know how much our customers rely on electric service and that there are safety risks on both sides. We understand and appreciate that turning off the power affects first responders and the operation of critical facilities, communications systems and much more.
07/24/2019 to 07/25/2019
All Day Event

Mark Twain Medical Center
Meadowmont Pharmacy
Bank of Stockton
Bear Valley Real Estate
Bear Valley Cross Country
Cedar Creek Realty
Cave, Mine & Zip Lines
Fox Security
Bistro Espresso
Pinnacle Physical Therapy
Chatom Winery
Middleton's Furniture
Bear Valley Mountain Resort
Paul D. Bertini
Premier Properties
High Country Spa & Stove
Calaveras Mentoriing

Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
Sierra Logging Museum
Jenny's Kitchen

Copyright © The Pine Tree 2005-2020