State Senator Looking Into Skyrocketing PG&E BillsAccording to State Sen. Jerry Hill’s office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their gas and electric bills were raised significantly during the past winter months.
PG&E Customers Angry About Skyrocketing BillsMany PG&E customers say their bills have doubled or even tripled recently.
PG&E Fined $3 Million For Fatal San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal judge Thursday imposed a $3 million fine, ordered PG&E to conduct a newspaper and television advertising campaign and required top executives to serve community service as part of the sentence in the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion criminal case.
PG&E Ready To Pay Maximum For Deadly San Bruno ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Cold Weather In The Bay Area Has PG&E Out Doing Heater ChecksPG&E is trying to keep up with all the calls from customers who are just now realizing that their heaters aren't working.
Refinery Could Be Source Of Mysterious SF Rotten Egg SmellThe smell of rotten eggs that has perplexed residents in San Francisco and Richmond over the last two days could have come from a sulfur release during flaring incidents at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
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.
Massive East Bay Power Outage Leaves 41,000 Customers In DarkA massive power outage has affected thousands of customers in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville.
Evacuation Order Lifted After Gas Leak Capped In Dolores HeightsPG&E has capped a broken gas line damaged by a third-party contractor digging in San Francisco's Dolores Heights neighborhood Thursday afternoon, according to a utility spokeswoman.
PG&E Paying $85M To Close Diablo Canyon Nuclear PlantPG&E has agreed to pay $85 million to neighboring cities and a school district affected by the closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
Blown San Ramon Power Transformer Causes BlackoutA blown transformer shut down a major thoroughfare in San Ramon and knocked out power to tens of thousands of people Thursday morning, according to police.
Townsend Street Reopens After Gas Leak In San Francisco's SoMaA gas leak in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon temporarily shut down Townsend Street, fire officials said.

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