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San Bruno Explosion

State Senator Says PG&E Trying To Get Away With Murder; Emails Following Deadly 2010 San Bruno Explosion Examined

The City of San Bruno is making their case against what they call a cozy relationship between PG&E and its regulator, the California Public Utilities Commission, after the city obtained emails following the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion.

15 hours ago

A plane tows a Geico banner. (nathanmac87/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Geico Banner Ad Falls From Plane, Lands On Fremont Home

An advertising banner touting Geico insurance fell from a plane towing it over Fremont on Monday, striking power lines and landing on a home.

07/23/2014

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Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Lines At Oakland Coliseum

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, Oakland A’s and PG&E officials said.

07/22/2014

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Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.

07/21/2014

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Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury Duty

The Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.

07/16/2014

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Power Restored To All But 30 PG&E Customers In SF’s SoMa

Power has been restored to all but 30 PG&E customers Thursday morning after an outage affected more than 1,400 customers initially.

07/10/2014

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Bullets Sever Live Power Line In Oakland; 19-Year-Old Electrocuted, Another Man Seriously Hurt

Multiple bullets appear to have been fired at a single power line, severing the electrified cable, and causing it to drop onto two Oakland men, killing one, and causing critical injuries to another.

07/07/2014

power outage, PG&E, power pole, electricity

Power Restored To Thousands After Outage In El Cerrito

Power has been restored to all but a couple dozen PG&E customers after an equipment problem affected nearly 6,000 customers in El Cerrito Tuesday morning, according to utility officials.

07/01/2014

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Portola Valley Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Alert

Emergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to a natural gas leak in Portola Valley, according to San Mateo County and PG&E officials.

06/18/2014

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Power Restored For Thousands Of San Francisco PG&E Customers, Outages Remain In Mountain View And Santa Rosa

Power is back for all PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Sunset District after many were initially affected following a pole fire this morning. Thousands of customers in Mountain View and Santa Rosa are still without power.

06/12/2014

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