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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

A crowded BART train during rush hour on October 29, 2009. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Recovering After Power Outage Causes Major Delays From SFO To The East Bay

BART is recovering after a power outage at the San Francisco Airport station caused major delays Monday in both SF and East Bay directions. Airport crews repaired the outage just before 5 p.m.

03/17/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor David Chiu (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Asks Mayor Lee For Clean Energy Birthday Wish, Lee Declines

When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.

03/12/2014

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

San Jose Substation Attack Prompts Bill Requiring Utility Firms To Beef Up Security

An attack on a San Jose substation last year prompted a Peninsula lawmaker to propose legislation on Monday requiring PG&E and its regulators to come up with sufficient security protocols.

03/10/2014

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Gas Leak At San Jose Apartment Complex Prompts Evacuations

The San Jose Fire Department and PG&E crews responded to a gas leak that prompted evacuations at an apartment complex, but the leak was quickly capped,

02/19/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

PG&E To Add Security After San Jose ‘Terrorism’ Incident; Cost To Ratepayers Unclear

PG&E announced a plan on Monday to increase security at its network of electricity substations after the high-profile attack on a San Jose substation last year.

02/11/2014

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Pacifica Utility Scam Demands Payment For Unpaid PG&E Bill

Police in Pacifica warn of utility scammers claiming to be PG&E employees telling residents to immediately make a payment for an overdue bill or get their service shut off.

02/08/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Power Grid Review Sought After San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Called Terrorism

Four U.S. senators concerned about the sabotage of Silicon Valley’s power grid and phone lines last April are asking federal officials if mandatory security standards are needed.

02/07/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Ex-Federal Official Says San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Was Terrorism

The former head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission believes the attack on a PG&E substation in South San Jose last spring was not an act of vandalism, but instead a terrorist attack.

02/05/2014

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

San Bruno Suing CPUC Over San Bruno Explosion Documents; Alleges Improper Relationships With PG&E

The City of San Bruno is suing the California Public Utilities Commission to force the release of documents the city claims will show improper conduct between CPUC regulators and Pacific Gas and Electric company.

02/04/2014

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