Menlo Park residents are negotiating with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to preserve the nearly 300-year-old oak tree, which stands in the way of an expensive water pipeline project.
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.
PG&E was scheduled to submit opt-out procedures Thursday for customers who don’t want to participate in the utility’s SmartMeter program.
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 California Public Utilities Commission took action Thursday to ensure that PG&E customers in San Francisco and San Mateo have heat this winter after gas transmission on a key line was reduced after the San Bruno explosion.
The State Public Utilities Commission has appointed a five-member Independent Review Panel to investigate the San Bruno PG&E pipeline explosion and with winter approaching the panel must move fast.
Help is on the way for PG&E customers behind on their bills, as several new regulations adopted by the state Public Utilities Commission Thursday are designed to reduce disconnections this coming winter.