Federal Judge Reduces PG&E’s Maximum Penalty For San Bruno BlastA federal judge in San Francisco has reduced the maximum possible fine that PG&E faces in a criminal case over the deadly San Bruno blast in 2010.
Auto Burglaries Skyrocket 47-Percent In San Francisco After Penalties ReducedAuto burglaries are up a whopping 47 percent in San Francisco after California lessened the penalty for non-violent crimes in the past year.
Covered California Extends Health Insurance Enrollment After Many Affected By 2014 Tax PenaltyThe state's health insurance exchange is giving people who didn't know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty a little extra time to sign up for coverage this year.
East Bay MUD Considers Excessive Water Use Penalty For CustomersWater wasters in the East Bay are looking at new outdoor water restrictions as well as penalties because of California’s exceptional drought.
San Bruno Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E Pipeline ExplosionThe San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
UCSF Slapped With $100K Penalty For Giving Patient A Chicken Pox Vaccine That Left Him Blind In One EyeAfter the vaccination, the patient had to undergo multiple eye surgeries for chicken pox contracted to both eyes, and the patient is now blind on the right eye.
Chevron Fined $278,000 For Air-Quality Violations In RichmondChevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.
PG&E Appeals $1.4 Billion Penalty In San Bruno Gas Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
NFL Fines Seahawks, Coach For violating Offseason Workout RulesThe Seattle Seahawks have been fined $300,000 and forced to forfeit two days of 2015 offseason practice for allowing too much contact during workouts earlier this year.
Whole Foods Penalized $800,000 For Overcharging California Customers Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.
Death Penalty Sought In Forestville Triple Murder Over Marijuana DealSonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said she will seek the death penalty for Mark Cappello, the alleged gunman in a triple homicide during a marijuana deal in Forestville last year.
Keidel: The NFL, 'N' Word, And CensorshipThe NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It's probably the most delicate and toxic topic we'll ever discuss in sports.