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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30:  Pedestrians walk by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) truck at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has added 27 new charges, including obstruction of justice, the criminal case against Pacific Gas and Electric for the 2010 fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California. The new indictment charges PG&E with felonies and replaces a previous indictment of 12 charges related to the utility's safety practices.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Wants To Raise Gas Rates By $1 Billion Over 3 Years

PG&E has asked the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to raise natural gas rates by $1 billion over three years, but a ratepayer’s advocacy group is trying to prevent them from doing so.

10/20/2014

Michael Peevey

CPUC President Peevey Won’t Seek Reappointment At End Of Term Amid Flap Over Inappropriate PG&E Emails

California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey announced Thursday that he will not seek reappointment to a new term amid criticism over inappropriate email exchanges between CPUC and PG&E over regulatory proceedings.

10/09/2014

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

2nd Batch Of Private PG&E Emails Released That CPUC Says Violated Rules

PG&E released a second batch of private emails between its staff and the California Public Utilities Commission Monday and said it believes both sets of messages violated commission rules.

10/07/2014

(Credit: James Martin/CNET)

ConsumerWatch: Recycled Email Accounts Posing Privacy Problem

Yahoo is giving away email addresses that have gone unused for at least 12 months. This poses security problems when sensitive information intended for the original user is sent to the addresses.

11/13/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo To Offer Inactive Email Addresses To Other Users

Yahoo announced that it is resetting accounts that have been inactive for more than a year and making those usernames available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

06/19/2013

San Jose City Hall

Judge Rules San Jose Officials’ Private Texts About City Affairs Be Made Public

A judge has ruled that San Jose officials’ private text messages, emails and other electronic communications about city affairs must be made public, in a decision with statewide implications.

03/20/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Mailbox Client Launches For iPhone

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid delves into Mailbox, aimed at clearing the clutter in your inbox.

02/07/2013

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Fielding More Government Demands On User Searches, Emails

Google said it is fielding more legal demands from governments around the world seeking to learn more about the people using its Internet search engine, email and other services.

01/23/2013

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Faces Ethics Complaint Over Campaign Emails

A political dustup in Oakland has the city’s attorney defending her political campaign from accusations of violating campaign rules.

09/18/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E Execs Knew About Social Media Snooping Over SmartMarters

The former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. employee who spied on SmartMeter opponents did not act alone, according to California energy regulators.

04/26/2012

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