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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

San Jose Fire Department fighting one-alarm fire in San Jose on September 3, 2014. (Craig Rose/Friends of SJ Firefighters)

Gas Meter Explodes, Starts One-Alarm Fire In San Jose

The fire was contained in less than an hour and along with evacuations, it did cause some road closures in the area.

09/03/2014

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 Fined $1.4 Billion For Violations Leading To 2010 San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

The California Public Utilities Commission has levied a $1.4 billion fine against PG&E the result of an investigation behind the utility’s operations and practices including the lead-up to the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.

09/02/2014

San Bruno Explosion

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To Indictment In 2010 San Bruno Explosion; New Grand Jury Probe Revealed

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.

08/18/2014

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Novato Teen Badly Burned In Explosion Was Helping His Dad Blow Up Fence

A father and his son were trying to dig a hole with a torch before the explosion. Deputies found hand tools, lighter fluid, matches and canisters with powders the pair were using to break up concrete fence posts.

08/16/2014

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

Judge Allows Shareholders’ Lawsuit Against PG&E Continue

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders’ lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.

08/05/2014

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 Charged With Obstruction Of Probe Into Deadly San Bruno Explosion

A federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

07/29/2014

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay Men

A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.

07/05/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fire pit explosion at a Campbell home on July 2, 2014. (CBS)

Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit Explosion

Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

Oakland Apartment Fire

Suspects Sought In Explosion, Fire At Oakland Apartment Building

Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.

06/28/2014

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