San Bruno

Flames and a smoke plume rise from the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

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.

04/09/2015

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 Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E 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.

03/31/2015

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

$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.

03/27/2015

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Vehicle Strikes Woman Leaving Mini-Mart Store, Victim Hospitalized

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.

03/23/2015

San Bruno Explosion

CPUC Proposes New $1.6 Billion Fine Against PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

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.

03/13/2015

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San Bruno Homeowner Interrupts Burglary After Hearing Noises Inside Home

A San Bruno homeowner interrupted a residential burglary late Tuesday night after hearing strange sounds in his home, according to police.

03/04/2015

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Caught On Video: Skydiver Suffers Seizure During Jump Before Instructor Pulls Ripcord, Saving Him

A skydiver posted video of himself having a seizure during a jump that quickly racked up views on YouTube.

03/01/2015

Children at a school in San Bruno. (CBS)

San Bruno School Teachers Seek First Raise In Years, May Get Pay Cut Instead

Teachers in a Bay Area school district are pushing for their first pay raise in years. But they may just get the opposite instead.

02/03/2015

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PG&E Releases Thousands Of Emails With CPUC Amid State Investigation

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.

01/30/2015

Fire burns at a ruptured gas line outside a pizza parlor on El Camino Real in San Bruno, January, 26, 2015. (CBS)

San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor Blaze

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.

01/26/2015

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