PG&E Fined $5.4M For Using Non-Qualified Contractors On InspectionsThe California Public Utilities Commission Friday issued a $5.45 million fine and citation to San Francisco-based PG&E for using non-qualified contractors to perform certain pipeline corrosion inspections.
Oakland Doesn't Have Enough Fire Inspectors, Union Head SaysAs accusations fly after the deadly warehouse fire in Oakland, the firefighter’s union says there aren’t enough inspectors to follow up on complaints.
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA InspectionsMore than 200,000-pounds of meat product from a Southern California-based sandwich store chain has been recalled after the U.S. department of agriculture found the manufacturer illegally marked the meat as inspected when it was not.
Santa Clara Water Waster Watchers Caught Letting H20 Go Down The DrainFor the past couple of days, KPIX 5 has been checking up on the sprinklers at the District's headquarters in South San Jose and found a shocking surprise.
California Utility Regulators Boost Pipeline Inspection TeamCalifornia utility regulators are hiring five more gas pipeline inspectors and creating a new unit aimed at preventing accidents like the devastating blast in San Bruno.
San Pablo Issues Emergency Declaration Following LandslideThe city of San Pablo issued an emergency declaration Sunday afternoon as mud continued creeping closer to homes following a landslide earlier this week.
Heavy Rains Could Mean More Landslides For 6 San Pablo HomesInspectors are keeping a close eye on six homes in San Pablo after heavy rains caused a landslide.
Increased California Gas Pipeline Scrutiny Reveals Lack Of InspectorsIncreased scrutiny of how natural gas pipelines are being inspected in California is revealing that the state has only small group of inspectors to check 110,000 miles of gas pipelines, mobile home park systems and propane distributors who do business in the state.