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PG&E Allowed To Reconnect San Carlos Natural Gas Line

Pacific Gas and Electric is reconnecting a Northern California natural-gas pipeline that it was ordered to seal off for safety reasons after concerns surfaced in an e-mail from an engineer.

10/22/2013

Intersection of Brittan Ave. and Avenida de las Pulgas in San Carlos where line 147 passes. (CBS)

San Carlos Hires Outside Experts To Inspect Pipeline Instead Of PG&E

Not satisfied with reassurances from Pacific Gas and Electric, San Carlos has hired its own lawyers and technical experts to do an independent assessment of the natural gas pipeline state regulators ordered shut down this week.

10/10/2013

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PG&E Ordered To Keep San Carlos Gas Line Closed, CPUC Investigates

The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday ordered PG&E to keep a disputed natural gas pipeline in San Carlos out of service until its safety is verified by the commission’s staff.

10/08/2013

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Lawsuit Says PG&E Execs, Not Shareholders, Should Pay For San Bruno Explosion

A PG&E shareholder filed a lawsuit on Monday against the utility company’s management stating that the executives, not the people who own the utility’s common stock, should bear the cost of the San Bruno pipeline disaster.

09/24/2013

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

PG&E To Pay $565M In Settlements Over San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. expects to pay a total of $565 million in legal settlements and other claims from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, the utility said.

09/10/2013

A chimney is all that remains at a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

DA Won’t Seek Criminal Charges Against PG&E 3 Years After San Bruno Blast

Three years after a deadly PG&E pipeline explosion in San Bruno, a spokeswoman for the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office told KCBS that they will not be filing criminal charges against the utility.

09/09/2013

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KCBS In Depth: San Bruno Mayor On Lessons From Pipeline Blast

Three years after the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, the city’s mayor is still not satisfied that an incident like the one that devastated his city couldn’t happen again.

09/09/2013

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

PG&E Admits Giving Flawed Safety Reports After San Bruno Blast

Nearly three years after a deadly pipeline explosion ripped through a San Bruno neighborhood, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. admitted Friday that it gave flawed reports about the safety of its pipelines after the disaster.

09/06/2013

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

San Bruno Mayor Pushes For Reform 3 Years After Deadly Pipeline Explosion

Nearly three years after a gas pipeline explosion tore through a San Bruno neighborhood, the city’s mayor continued his push for regulatory reforms in the wake of the disaster.

09/03/2013

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Lawmaker Hopes Prosecutors Act Before San Bruno Explosion Statute Expires

Sept. 9 will mark three years since the devastating pipeline explosion that rocked San Bruno; it will also be the final day for San Mateo County prosecutors and the State of California to file criminal charges against the utility for the deadly 2010 incident that claimed 8 lives, injured many, and leveled entire homes.

08/27/2013

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