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.
The San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
$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.
A young woman was transported to the hospital Monday morning after she was reportedly struck by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s vehicle in San Bruno.
The President of the California Public Utilities Commission has proposed a $1.6-billion fine against PG&E for the pipeline rupture and explosion that killed eight people in 2010.
A San Bruno homeowner interrupted a residential burglary late Tuesday night after hearing strange sounds in his home, according to police.
A skydiver posted video of himself having a seizure during a jump that quickly racked up views on YouTube.
Teachers in a Bay Area school district are pushing for their first pay raise in years. But they may just get the opposite instead.
The California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.