San Bruno Blast Survivors Call For New Leadership At CPUCSeveral survivors of the pipeline explosion that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood offered emotional testimony Thursday calling on state regulators to reopen public hearings to determine how much Pacific Gas and Electric will pay for its role in the tragedy.
PUC To Decide If PG&E Customers Should Pay For Pipe UpgradeThe California Public Utilities Commission is expected to make a decision about whether PG&E customers will have to cover the cost for pipe upgrades, possibly as soon as this week.
PG&E Earns $260M Last Quarter, Shareholders Meeting Met By ProtestsPG&E is reporting higher earnings this last quarter than the same time last year despite penalties from the San Bruno pipeline explosion.
California Regulators Weigh Who Will Pay For Costly PG&E UpgradesPacific Gas and Electric has asked state regulators for permission to pass along to consumers the cost of upgrading its natural gas transmission system to safety standards adopted after the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
San Mateo Lawmaker Meets With Man Who Broke Into His HomeMark Harvin was 18, and high on crystal meth and alcohol, when he broke into a garage that turned out to belong to a state assemblyman a decade ago.
Lawmaker Claims PG&E Would Profit From Pipeline UpgradeAssemblyman Jerry Hill and a consumer watchdog group want the PUC to intervene in a proposal in which they claim PG&E would profit off of ratepayers for gas line improvements in the wake of the San Bruno explosion.
CPUC President Responds To Critics Over Pipeline InvestigationThe president of the California Public Utilities Commission was widely criticized for appointing himself in charge of the penalty phase of the San Bruno pipeline explosion investigation, and now, CPUC President Michael Peevey said that he won't be working alone on the probe.
Peninsula Lawmaker Wants More Stringent Pipeline ReformAssemblyman Jerry Hill said progress is being made but the state needs more reforms regarding pipeline safety.
Peninsula Legislator Asks Voters To Suggest New LawsState Assemblyman Jerry Hill is encouraging his Peninsula constituents to submit ideas for new laws.
California Assemblywoman Wants Legislature To Work Part-TimeA Bakersfield lawmaker wants California’s State Legislators to work part time and take a pay cut.
PG&E Accused Of Still Using Salvaged PipelinesAssemblyman Jerry Hill has appealed to the California Public Utilities Commission to change the method used to establish the rate of return on utilities. This request comes amid reports Pacific Gas and Electric could still have "salvaged" pipe in its system.
Hundreds of Families Learn Car Seat Safety at College of San MateoAbout one hundred families turned out at the College of San Mateo Saturday to learn car-seat safety and kids from the experts.