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A sprinkler waters a lawn in the Bay Area. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton Spending $250,000 To Make Sure People Know They Have To Save Water During Drought

An East Bay city which has enacted mandatory water cutbacks is now paying big bucks to inform those who still are not aware of the restrictions and the message to save water.

06/19/2014

A passenger uses a Clipper card at a fare gate. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Faulty Clipper Card System Angers Muni Riders Subject To Fines

The technological advances to make San Francisco’s Muni a more efficient public-transportation system are actually working against riders, several of whom are getting fined because of faulty Clipper card readers .

05/22/2014

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Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Season Sees Record Number Of Alerts, Citations

30 Spare the Air alerts were issued during the past winter season, with 267 people being cited for violating the no-wood-burning rule.

03/05/2014

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PG&E Fined Millions For Faulty Communication Regarding San Carlos Pipeline

Pacific Gas and Electric is once again defending itself before state regulators over recordkeeping on a leaky pipeline, this time in San Carlos.

12/19/2013

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Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.

12/11/2013

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PG&E Shareholders Suing Over San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

This comes after the utility’s president on Wednesday called for full review of how management handled another flawed pipeline in San Carlos.

11/07/2013

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Oakland Hospital Fined For Patient Death; Marin Hospital Also Fined For Patient Safety Violations

Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.

08/15/2013

A woman puts money into a parking meter in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Parking Tickets Now Most Expensive In Country

Drivers who fail to heed the meters in San Francisco will now be hit with the priciest parking tickets in the country.

07/01/2013

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PG&E: Shareholders Will Pay For Pipeline Explosion Penalties, Not Customers

Officials at Pacific Gas & Electric say customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but that PG&E’s shareholders will bear that cost.

05/25/2013

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Fines For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Likely To Exceed $1B

The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

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