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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Let me know when you are ready to move out of the continual issues that California seems to present, we have some amazing homes up here in Wisconsin.

Oct 10, 2019 08:41 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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As long as I live in the political climate I live in and as long as I continue to be lied to, I am not safe.  Too many people believe the bull crap of the press. What PG&E is doing now is a cheeky but blatant FU for the $11B settlement for the fires. 

Oct 10, 2019 08:35 AM
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Lyn Sims
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Kathleen Daniels mentioned it on FB. Sounds horrible to put up with.

Oct 10, 2019 08:15 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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If we did proper controlled burns and forest management, we wouldn't have such big fires.  We let brush get way out of hand and then complain when a fire strikes and goes out of control because we left a giant Vegas-sized buffet of food for it.

Oct 10, 2019 07:41 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
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My daughter is in the east bay, and her power has been off since last night.  No major issues, they used the grill to cook, until their son realized that Wifi requires electricity.

Small meltdown.

Oct 10, 2019 09:40 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Odd indeed.  On many levels.  

Oct 10, 2019 08:26 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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that's horrible....just what California needs is more fires.... underground utilities....no above ground wiring....

Oct 10, 2019 07:37 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Sam,

I hope you are OK, and yes PGE is laden with law suits, which is why they declared bankruptcy.  A

Oct 10, 2019 08:09 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I fear for some of my friends in the area.

 

Oct 10, 2019 09:54 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
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As I mentioned yesterday we are not affected by PGE but we are affected by this record setting snow storm Sam Shueh 

Oct 10, 2019 10:07 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Last night I told all neighbors that we were be out of power by  8 AM. Ate all ice creams , put more ice cubes for the long haul.  I have flash lights and candles ready. Nothing happened in our area. 

At South SJ Costco 10/10/19  11 AM the gas attendant told me he has no power near McKee/Alum Rock area since last night. The rich lawyers in west side will sue the heck out of utility company. Their estates are affected as well.

Wind will die down as my allergy level is less severe.

Oct 10, 2019 11:24 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I hope everyone is safe. 

Oct 10, 2019 10:07 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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I hadn't really heard about it until someone mentioned it here and then today, Kathleen Daniels mentioned it elsewhere. I think it's horrible and feel for those who are caught in the ridiculous political crossfire (no pun intended).

Oct 10, 2019 09:51 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
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I hope the power will be back no time.

Oct 10, 2019 09:20 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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No issues in my area other than some wind. But inland I believe they have cut power in some communities with perhaps more to come.

Oct 10, 2019 01:38 PM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
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I hope everyone is safe and the threat is over. We read about this when the power shutdown occurred and I cannot understand how doing that so far in advance helps diminish fire risk. How do the hospitals and businesses continue to operate? 

Some people mentioned they have generators those run on gas and if there is a fire wouldn't there be a risk of explosions from that? Things are so much different here in Florida I just can't wrap my ahead around the concept of shutting off power to prevent fires. Don't you have underground utilities there? 

 

Oct 10, 2019 12:15 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Cannot imagine this happening!

Oct 20, 2019 08:04 AM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
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I'm keeping my eye on the news. I'm not hearing anything bad as a result of the power outage thus far. There are times we lose power for a few days after an ice storm. We wait for the power company to get us back up and running. It doesn't happen every year and it usually isn't for long periods of time minus the one year some people were out of power for almost 2 weeks.  They need a better solution in Cali. Of course you want to prevent any further deaths and devastation but, it doesn't sound like they have a permanent solution they're working on.

Oct 12, 2019 05:57 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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I really feel for those impacted.  Food will spoil, people with medical needs may face life threatening situations. Terribly all around.

Oct 11, 2019 10:14 AM
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Don Hackett
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We were.  It is understandable but sucked non the less.  We had chears here in the house when we came back online.  Happy it was only 2 days!.

Oct 11, 2019 09:04 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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The news we are receiving in Chicago is not good. Fires jumping freeways, especially wide California ones!!!

Oct 11, 2019 04:05 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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I have an agent in California this week, where he was raised. Needless to say he is not a happy camper.  

Oct 11, 2019 02:05 AM
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

Unbelievable  It is just bizarre they are getting by with doing this and your state officals are letting them.  

Oct 10, 2019 11:22 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I'm in L.A. hood of SoCal and I did not hear any complains so far, but the winds were quite strong today.

Oct 10, 2019 11:07 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
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Kathleen Daniels ! 

Oct 10, 2019 09:40 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I hope all are safe. Lots of frozen food has spoiled.

Oct 10, 2019 11:07 AM