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SAN RAFAEL, CA - MAY 17:  Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CPUC Wants All New Homes To Produce All Their Own Energy Within 5 Years

California is setting an ambitious goal for home builders that would make all new houses produce as much energy as they use within the next five years.

06/09/2015

People in Leap bus in San Francisco. (Leap)

Leap Suspends Private Bus Service In San Francisco After Receiving Cease And Desist Notice

The San Francisco startup has received a Cease and Desist notice from the California Public Utilities Commission, and has temporarily suspended service.

05/20/2015

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

CPUC Imposes Record $1.6 Billion Fine On PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

The California Public Utilities Commission has approved to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.6 billion for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

04/09/2015

Flames and a smoke plume rise from the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is ‘Too Big’ To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion Penalty

Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California’s largest power utility, is too large and has too much money to be held accountable. That’s expected to be the message Thursday as the state’s top utility regulator prepares to vote on a penalty for the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

04/09/2015

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.

03/31/2015

Invitation to dinner honoring former CPUC President Michael Peevey on February 12, 2015. (Office of State Sen. Jerry Hill)

$55,000 Raised From Farewell Dinner For Former CPUC President Michael Peevey Won’t Go To UC School Of Public Policy

The University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy will not receive any of the money raised from last month’s dinner held in San Francisco.

03/18/2015

San Bruno Explosion

CPUC Proposes New $1.6 Billion Fine Against PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

The President of the California Public Utilities Commission has proposed a $1.6-billion fine against PG&E for the pipeline rupture and explosion that killed eight people in 2010.

03/13/2015

415 number area code phone

7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing Procedure

Dialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime “415” area code fans are not happy about it.

02/20/2015

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Get Ready To Start Dialing ‘415’ Before All Local Numbers

If you’re moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.

02/17/2015

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

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