"I wanted to notify you of an announcement from
"To help reduce the risk of wildfire and keep our customers, their families and their homes and businesses safe, the company may be turning off power in areas of the
Other cities where power may be shut off include parts of
"We know how much our customers rely on electric service and would only consider temporarily turning off power in the interest of safety during extreme weather conditions,"
The announcement came as top leaders of
The tour, which was ordered last month by the federal judge overseeing the utility's criminal probation, took place Friday but details of the trip were closely guarded.
The Chronicle reported that a large white bus carrying Johnson and U.S. District Judge
"It is a private thing, at the order of
At about the same time Johnson took over in April, the company overhauled its board of directors to put a greater emphasis on leaders with expertise in utility safety. The new board chairwoman is
But its board also includes several executives from the world of finance, causing Gov.
Company representatives seen at Friday's trip would not provide the Chronicle the names of everyone on the trip.
A spokeswoman for the department,
Alsup, who has been critical of
Alsup has taken a supervisory role in
The company has pledged to spend
Facing an estimated
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