California Public Utilities Commission

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 Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E Pipeline Explosion

The San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Michael Peevey (PG&E)

San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With Protests

After stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.

02/12/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For ‘Lifetime Of Service’ At San Francisco Dinner

Amid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.

02/10/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

PG&E Releases Thousands Of Emails With CPUC Amid State Investigation

The California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.

01/30/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

Embattled CPUC President Michael Peevey Presiding Over Final Meeting – ‘I Surrender, Don’t Shoot’

The embattled president mentioned a long list of accomplishments during his tenure, but failed to address the San Bruno pipeline explosion and backdoor dealings with PG&E.

12/18/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Attorney General Opens Investigation Into State Public Utilities Commission

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.

10/10/2014

Michael Peevey

Peninsula Lawmaker Presses To Fire Top State Regulator Over PG&E E-Mails

State Senator Jerry Hill said Thursday he would ask the Legislature to remove Michael Peevey from the California Public Utilities Commission because the regulatory agency has been too lax in its oversight of Pacific Gas and Electric.

10/09/2014

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

Attorney General Kamala Harris Called On To Investigate Secret PG&E-CPUC Emails

The mayor of San Bruno and two state lawmakers are asking Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate secret, illegal emails between PG&E and the state agency that is supposed to regulate it.

09/19/2014

Uber Ridesharing App

California Sets Insurance Standards For Ridesharing Companies

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

(AP)

California Regulators Approve PG&E Rate Hike; Unrelated To San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

California regulators have approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers that will see the typical customer’s monthly bill increase by $7.50 starting in the fall.

08/15/2014

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