Uber picked up a hefty fare Wednesday when a judge fined the taxi-alternative company $7.3 million for refusing to give California regulators information about its business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
Two Peninsula lawmakers introduced a bill in the California Legislature Friday that would bar PG&E from taking state tax deductions on up to $1.3 billion of a $1.6 billion penalty levied on the utility in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
In clever San Francisco fashion, the city is using a certain kind of appeal to make water conservation more, well, “sexy.”
California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is ‘Too Big’ To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion Penalty
Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California’s largest power utility, is too large and has too much money to be held accountable. That’s expected to be the message Thursday as the state’s top utility regulator prepares to vote on a penalty for the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief
In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, Public Utilities Commission president Michael Picker said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses to top executives.
San Francisco city officials are warning residents of a scam, where would-be burglars are posing as water department workers.
California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.
Customers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
Two million customers from San Francisco’s Water Department are getting a collective pat on the back for reducing water consumption by at least 10 percent this summer.
State Senator Says PG&E Trying To Get Away With Murder; Emails Following Deadly 2010 San Bruno Explosion Examined
The City of San Bruno is making their case against what they call a cozy relationship between PG&E and its regulator, the California Public Utilities Commission, after the city obtained emails following the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion.