Public Utilities Commission

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SFPUC Looks Into Outages On Treasure Island & Yerba Buena Island

More than 2,000 residents of Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island have endured more than two dozen power outages this year. Now the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is looking into the problem.

09/06/2012

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

PG&E Reforms Sought As San Bruno Marks 2 Years Since Explosion

As nearly two years have passed since a San Bruno neighborhood was rocked by a natural gas pipeline explosion, Assemblyman Jerry Hill met with survivors at the blast site Tuesday to discuss efforts to reform the utilities.

09/04/2012

A massive sinkhole opened up following a water main break in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley Tuesday. (CBS)

Visitacion Valley School In SF To Reopen After Being Flooded

A school in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley will reopen Tuesday after last week’s water main break caused flood damage and the cancellation of some school days.

09/03/2012

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

San Francisco To Evict City’s Lone Outdoor Shooting Range

San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is being evicted after 78 years on the southwestern shore of Lake Merced.

07/17/2012

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New San Francisco PUC Headquarters ‘Greenest In America’

The building features wind turbines, solar panels and is reusing water on site.

06/20/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco’s Cole Hardware Pleads Guilty In Embezzlement Scheme

Cole Hardware has entered guilty pleas to felony grand theft and fraud in connection with a embezzlement scheme at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

02/27/2012

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Sewer Main Collapses, Causes Sinkhole In San Francisco Richmond District

A 100-year-old sewer main collapsed in San Francisco’s Richmond District Sunday morning, a utilities spokeswoman said.

10/02/2011

(CBS)

Former San Francisco Utility Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement Scam

The ringleader of an embezzlement ring at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is headed to prison.

09/20/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Joins the Battle Against PG&E SmartMeters

Santa Cruz’s City Council filed a petition this week for the ability to opt out of PG&E’s SmartMeter program because of health risk concerns.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/27/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

State Rejects Emergency Repairs To Shore Up SF Ocean Beach

State officials have rejected emergency repairs San Francisco made to shore up storm-battered Ocean Beach.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

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