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PG&E Residential Customers To Receive Credit On April Bills From Climate Credit ProgramPacific Gas and Electric residential customers are due to receive a credit on their bills this month because of a state program that distributes a share of payments for carbon pollution permits to customers.
FoodMaxx, Lucky, Save Mart Supermarkets Establish Hours For Coronavirus First RespondersSave Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx grocery stores will open their doors one hour early and one hour later for first responders starting on Thursday.
Zoom To The Top: Worldwide Coronavirus Lockdowns Send San Jose Video Conference Provider's Shares SoaringAs the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions around the world to stay in their homes, 9-year-old Silicon Valley video conference provider Zoom has exploded in public awareness as the go-to app for virtual meetings, classroom lessons, church services and general communication among workers, families and government officials.
Save Mart, FoodMaxx, Luckys Add Plexiglas Shields At Registers For Safety During Coronavirus PandemicGrocery shoppers may notice some remarkable changes at the checkout counter. In an effort to ramp up safety and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some supermarkets are installing Plexiglas shields at their registers.
Born in SF, American Craft Brewers' Future Dims As Coronavirus SpreadsAfter Fritz Maytag revived San Francisco's Anchor Steam Beer, launching the modern microbrewery movement, craft brewers flourished across the U.S. But Americans' love of beer has been trending down and, with COVID-19 closures, many brewers worry their livelihoods could be doomed.
PG&E To Use Funds For Wildfire Victims To Pay For Camp Fire CrimesPG&E is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its criminal liability in the deadly Camp Fire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate victims for their losses.