Public Utilities Commission
The ringleader of an embezzlement ring at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is headed to prison.
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.
State officials have rejected emergency repairs San Francisco made to shore up storm-battered Ocean Beach.
The general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission requested a halt Wednesday to construction around a centuries-old valley oak tree in San Mateo County while the agency considers alternatives to cutting it down.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is proposing to allow residents to switch off the wireless signals on their utility meters for a fee, but opponents of the devices aren’t satisfied.
State Assemblywoman Fiona Ma has proposed legislation that would more frequent reporting of San Francisco’s wastewater discharge into the ocean and The Bay, but the PUC disagrees with her.
Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to cover the cost of the investigation by the California Public Utilities Commission into last fall’s deadly explosion in San Bruno.
The proliferation of cell phones and other devices means Santa Clara County is getting a second area code 669 will be joining 408.