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Power lines are silhouetted by the sun seen through a smoky sky in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, June 30, 2018. According to the National Weather Service, smoke comes from fires in Yolo County and beyond. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

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As hedge funds’ fight for control of PG&E, here is how workers see it