Michael Peevey

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

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Attorney General Opens Investigation Into State Public Utilities Commission

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.

10/10/2014

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

Michael Peevey

Peninsula Lawmaker Presses To Fire Top State Regulator Over PG&E E-Mails

State Senator Jerry Hill said Thursday he would ask the Legislature to remove Michael Peevey from the California Public Utilities Commission because the regulatory agency has been too lax in its oversight of Pacific Gas and Electric.

10/09/2014

San Bruno Explosion DL

KCBS In Depth: San Bruno Mayor On Lessons From Pipeline Blast

Three years after the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, the city’s mayor is still not satisfied that an incident like the one that devastated his city couldn’t happen again.

09/09/2013

The remains of a gas line lie on the ground after an explosion September 10, 2010 in San Bruno, California. The explosion rocked a neighborhood near San Francisco International Airport, destroying 38 homes, killing at least 4 people, and injuring dozens.  (Photo by Eric Risberg-Pool/Getty Images)

San Bruno Explosion Survivors Want CPUC President Replaced

Survivors of the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to replace the president of the California Public Utilities Commission.

10/22/2012

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

San Bruno Blast Survivors Call For New Leadership At CPUC

Several survivors of the pipeline explosion that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood offered emotional testimony Thursday calling on state regulators to reopen public hearings to determine how much Pacific Gas and Electric will pay for its role in the tragedy.

10/11/2012

Michael Peevey

CPUC President Responds To Critics Over Pipeline Investigation

The president of the California Public Utilities Commission was widely criticized for appointing himself in charge of the penalty phase of the San Bruno pipeline explosion investigation, and now, CPUC President Michael Peevey said that he won’t be working alone on the probe.

02/01/2012

Michael Peevey

Phil Matier: Questionable All-Expense Paid Trip For CPUC Officials

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at who is picking up the costs for a trip by CPUC officials to Sweden.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/15/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

CPUC Says PG&E Should Allow SmartMeter Opt-Out

California regulators will ask Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to set up a process so its customers can opt out of smart meters if they have concerns about the devices’ potential health effects.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

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