Sen. Dodd to Host Sonoma Power Shutoff and Wildfire Safety Forum

Thursday, November 14, 2019

SONOMA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will host a town hall meeting Nov. 25 in Sonoma to discuss continued concern over wildfire safety and recent widespread electric power shutoffs by Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

“We must keep our communities safe, and the way PG&E has responded is unacceptable,” said Sen. Dodd. “I’m calling for fundamental change to the governance, control and oversight of the troubled utility.”

The town hall will feature a panel of state and local experts discussing actions already underway to protect the public, necessary improvements and next steps. Questions from the audience will follow.

Who: Sen. Dodd and experts

What: Power Shutoff & Wildfire Safety Town Hall

Where: Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall, 126 1st St W, Sonoma

When: Nov. 25, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Senator Bill Dodd represents the 3rd Senate District, which includes all or portions of Napa, Yolo, Sonoma, Solano, Sacramento and Contra Costa counties. More information on Senator Bill Dodd can be found at www.senate.ca.gov/dodd.  

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