Regulators

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

Senior PG&E, CPUC Officials Lose Jobs Over Improper Email Communications

Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility’s rate cases.

09/15/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Regulators Say Carpool Services Of Rideshare Firms Lyft, Sidecar, Uber Are Illegal

California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.

09/12/2014

Santa Clara Water Waster Watchers Caught Letting H20 Go Down The Drain

Santa Clara Water Waster Watchers Caught Letting H20 Go Down The Drain

For the past couple of days, KPIX 5 has been checking up on the sprinklers at the District’s headquarters in South San Jose and found a shocking surprise.

08/08/2014

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Google Submits Proposal To Avoid European Regulator Showdown

Google has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.

07/02/2012

(CBS)

California Regulators Want Pollution Rules On Non-Existent Technologies

The California Supreme Court said regulators may require pollution controls on future technologies that don’t exist.

06/26/2012

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From Regulators

Apple’s clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.

03/12/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Passes US, Euro Regulatory Hurdles

U.S. regulators have approved Google’s $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility. The announcement comes just hours after Google won clearance in Europe.

02/13/2012

Whipped Lightning, Alcohol-infused whipped cream, Whipahol

Alcohol-Infused Whipped Cream Creates New Underage Drinking Concern

Just weeks after cracking down on the alcohol and caffeine-fueled party drink Four Loko, federal regulators and public health officials are now eye-balling a new potential problematic product.

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