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Power restored to all but 194 customers in outage

Original post made on Oct 31, 2011

Power has been restored to all but 194 customers following an outage in the Danville and Alamo areas, according to Pacific Gas & Electric. The outage occurred around 5:45 p.m., and affected around 5600 customers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, October 30, 2011, 9:46 PM

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Posted by Failed Infrastructure
a resident of Danville
on Oct 31, 2011 at 6:24 am

All infrastructure is failing and has been publicly stated by some governmental and utility agencies.

Each will continue to fail or fall since no efforts is real being made to replace with upgrades.

With all the years which these infrastructures have been on line, hasnt there been any money been set aside to replace or upgrade? Have the CEOs not done this? Why not?

Rates continue to climb but to cover what? Replacement? Salaries? and not public safety concerns????

What do you think?

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Posted by Nice Guy
a resident of San Ramon
on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:33 am

Mr. Failed Infrastructure, you make a pretty broad statement and I'd love you to share the data showing no preventive mauntenance is provided by utility agencies. Yes items will continue to fail and when they do they are replaced. Again where is the data to back up "no efforts are being made to replace with upgrades"? Yes, rates will always rise to cover replacements and salaries just like your paycheck rose over time. You're wrong regarding public safety, it's the number one priority throughout the utility industry, just like it's for PG&E. You asked what I think! I think you're probably a retired senior who has gotten negative and needs something positive to do. Try volunteering!

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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:42 am

"You're wrong regarding public safety, it's the number one priority throughout the utility industry, just like it's for PG&E."

I'm not here to defend FI or to take him to task either Nice Guy, but you are one profoundly deluded person if you actually believe the statement above in lieu of PG&E's recent (and apparently not so recent) performance regarding natural gas delivery. Try keeping up with the news. It's really not that hard. The Chron has run article after article in the last six months about PG&E's negligence and utter indifference at management level.
To paraphrase myself on Chevron's lame old TV commercial,
Do people really have to die to protect PG&E's profits? People Do!

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Posted by Failed Infrastructure
a resident of Danville
on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:28 am

If one paid attention to newspaper or tv reporting, one would have heard from many agencies as governmental, all roads, bridges, water ways are failing due to lack of proper maintenance.

All persons who pay for gasoline pay for road maintenance but it never gets there.

As for facts, details, numbers, I have none by to cite what has been reported countless of times.

If you chose not to listen and do something, is a general lack of focus on essentials which afflicts many. Plus anytime I bring this up, I hear the same thing when facts, numbers, and daily gas payments are made by all persons who cant draw the line between the dots.

Your world is falling apart on a daily bases. Do you not drive the roads, walk the pavements, pay for gas?

We are all connected, like it or not, to the same events anywhere which comes to our wallets whether we realize it or not.

Have a wonderful day; look at what is costing all of us while it blindly takes place.

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