Excavator Creates Havoc In Sunnyvale; Power Knocked OutA third-party contractor's excavator toppled two utility poles and damaged two others Monday, triggering a power outage that knocked out electricity to more than 8,000 PG&E customers.
PG&E Executive Raises Grow Despite Criminal Negligence Ruling, Soaring RatesPG&E executives get hefty pay raises despite the utility raising rates for customers and being found criminally negligent in San Bruno explosion.
Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled HimThe chief investigator in a National Transportation Safety Board probe into the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno testified at PG&E's criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him.
Fatal San Bruno Gas Line Explosion Looms Large At PG&E TrialJury selection has began in the federal obstruction-of-justice and pipeline-safety-violation trial of utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric in the wake of the deadly 2010 San Bruno gas line explosion.
SF Judge Orders CPUC To Release Emails Regarding $3.3 Billion Ratepayer IncreaseA San Francisco judge ordered the CPUC to publicly release emails leading up to a $3.3 billion increase for utility ratepayers.
California's Cap-And-Trade Money Helping Put Solar Panels On Low-Income HomesA new program in California is aiming to put pricey solar panels within reach of low-income families.
Tesla 'Powerwall' Battery Technology Unveiled, Set To Cost Around $3KElectric car maker Tesla Motors wants to park its battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.
Get Ready To Start Dialing '415' Before All Local NumbersIf you're moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.
Phony Utility Workers Burglarize 2 Homes In San FranciscoThe suspects claimed to be workers from PG&E in one case and with the city's water department in the other and are the latest in a rash of home invasions.
Storm Forces PG&E To Utilize 'War Room' Operations Center To Direct Crews Restoring PowerPG&E officials hunkered down in the utility company’s “war room” directed crews working around the clock to restore power to customers cut off by this weekend’s powerful storm that brought down trees and power lines around the Bay Area.
Tree Branches Trimmed In East Bay Before Windy, Rainy StormPG&E crews trimmed tree branches in Orinda in the hope of avoiding power outages during a storm entering the Bay Area over Thursday night.
PG&E Ordered To Turn Over 65,000 Emails To City Of San Bruno By End Of JanuaryThe city claims that several sets of previously released emails show a “cozy and improper” relationship between PG&E and the CPUC.