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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

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Cheap Gas Likely To Last Next 20 Years As Global Oil Prices Continue Plummeting

California continues to have the highest prices among all 50 states with $3.20 per gallon — $ .80 above the national average — but it’s starting to come back down thanks to a drop in the price of crude oil globally.

03/30/2015

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Car Crashes Into Hayward Home, Severing Gas Line

A car crashed into a home, severing a gas line in Hayward Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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What Caused NorCal Gas Prices To Rise 75 Cents Last Month?

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Northern California rose by 75 cents in the last month.

03/11/2015

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Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas Line

An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.

03/03/2015

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Did My Gas Cost Really Just Go Up 70 Cents A Gallon This Week? Yep

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. In today’s blog I’m going to keep it short and simple! I am a little shocked and extremely bummed about […]

02/27/2015

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Surging Bay Area Gas Prices Approaching $3 Mark Again

Our break from high gas prices may be coming to an end.

02/23/2015

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How Much Will Gas Prices Rise After The Torrance Refinery Explosion?

Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.

02/19/2015

Fire burns at a ruptured gas line outside a pizza parlor on El Camino Real in San Bruno, January, 26, 2015. (CBS)

San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor Blaze

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.

01/26/2015

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Fill Up The Tank Now? Wholesale Gas Price Hikes Likely To Be Passed To Drivers

Falling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.

01/25/2015

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