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California Public Utilities Commission

Lyft Rideshare Service

Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair Regulations

UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.

03/07/2014

Summon is the first Transportation Network Company to receive a permit from the CPUC, March 5, 2014. (Summon)

Summon Becomes First Rideshare Service Licensed In California

The car service, formerly known as InstaCab, is the first to comply with a list of regulations from the California Public Utilities Commission.

03/05/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

SF Taxi Association Wants Stricter Rideshare Service Rules After Deadly Accident

San Francisco cab drivers are lobbying state lawmakers to require rival ride-share services to have the same insurance rules that they do.

01/07/2014

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E Reduces Pressure Of At-Risk Gas Line In San Carlos

PG&E crews in San Carlos should finish de-pressurizing a 20-inch, underground gas line considered to be at risk by Monday night.

10/07/2013

San Bruno Explosion DL

KCBS In Depth: San Bruno Mayor On Lessons From Pipeline Blast

Three years after the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, the city’s mayor is still not satisfied that an incident like the one that devastated his city couldn’t happen again.

09/09/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Admits Giving Flawed Safety Reports After San Bruno Blast

Nearly three years after a deadly pipeline explosion ripped through a San Bruno neighborhood, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. admitted Friday that it gave flawed reports about the safety of its pipelines after the disaster.

09/06/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Bruno Mayor Pushes For Reform 3 Years After Deadly Pipeline Explosion

Nearly three years after a gas pipeline explosion tore through a San Bruno neighborhood, the city’s mayor continued his push for regulatory reforms in the wake of the disaster.

09/03/2013

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

Regulators Call On PG&E To Pay Record $300M Fine In San Bruno Explosion

California regulators are calling on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline blast.

07/16/2013

Frank Lindh (CPUC)

Lead CPUC Lawyer Recused From PG&E San Bruno Explosion Case

The lead attorney for California’s utility regulator has recused himself from the agency’s investigation into how much Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should be fined for the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

06/27/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Area Lawmaker’s Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent Fires

In response to a deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last month, East Bay lawmaker Ellen Corbett has introduced legislation that would add safety features in limos.

06/11/2013

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