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A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

PG&E Offers $250,000 Reward In San Jose Substation Attack

PG&E announced Thursday a $250,000 reward for the capture and conviction of suspects responsible for damaging a substation near San Jose last year by using sniper rifles to knock out 17 transformers.

04/10/2014

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Construction Crews Rupture Natural Gas Line In SF’s Bayview District

Several homes have been evacuated in San Francisco’s Bayview District after reports of a gas leak on Tuesday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.

04/08/2014

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SF Police Close Pacific Heights Intersection Because Of Gas Leak

San Francisco police closed a busy intersection in Lower Pacific Heights and evacuated some of the surrounding buildings for about an hour Thursday because of a gas leak at a construction site.

04/03/2014

Chimneys and a real estate for sale sign remain after a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

PG&E Public Relations Response Amid Felony Charges In San Bruno Explosion Is To Cut Out Journalists

While PG&E has been claiming it is being accountable for the San Bruno pipeline accident that killed eight people and resulted in federal felony charges being filed against the corporation Monday, the company’s executives have yet to face the media, instead choosing to distribute “video news releases” of edited sound bites for the media to use, in addition to purchasing television advertising.

04/02/2014

PG&E is working with other utilities and companies to test the new tool. (Source: PG&E)

PG&E Developing Robots To Inspect Gas Pipelines

Pacific Gas & Electric is teaming up with other utility companies across the country to develop robots to enhance gas pipeline safety.

04/02/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/01/2014

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Lightning Strike Blows Out Home’s Windows In Sausalito, PG&E Reports Outages

Lightning struck a tree and a home in Sausalito during Monday’s afternoon thunderstorm, blowing out the homes windows, though no one was injured.

03/31/2014

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PG&E Acknowledges It Will Likely Face Criminal Charges In San Bruno Explosion

A disclosure document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary said the company expects the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion of its transmission pipeline in San Bruno.

03/27/2014

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Oakland Power Outage Affecting 4,000 Customers

Nearly 4,000 PG&E customers are without power in Oakland Wednesday afternoon, according to PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian.

03/26/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Underneath High-Voltage Power Lines In Pittsburg

Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.

03/20/2014

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