Muni Testing Out New Cars -- Almost Ready To RollMuni is shooting for August 20th to hand over all the safety tests to the California Public Utilities Commission. Once the CPUC signs off, the new cars will go online.
Tour Bus Driver Who Fatally Struck Man Cited for Misdemeanor Vehicular ManslaughterThe driver of a tour bus that struck and killed a man in San Francisco's Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood last weekend has been cited for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, police said Thursday.
CPUC Approves $33.4 Million Comcast Settlement For Releasing Private Phone NumbersThe California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco Thursday approved a settlement requiring Comcast Phone of California LLC to pay $33.4 million for releasing the unlisted phone numbers of nearly 75,000 customers over a two-year period.
Uber Fined $7.3 Million For Withholding Information From California RegulatorsUber picked up a hefty fare Wednesday when a judge fined the taxi-alternative company $7.3 million for refusing to give California regulators information about its business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
CPUC Wants All New Homes To Produce All Their Own Energy Within 5 YearsCalifornia is setting an ambitious goal for home builders that would make all new houses produce as much energy as they use within the next five years.
Leap Suspends Private Bus Service In San Francisco After Receiving Cease And Desist NoticeThe San Francisco startup has received a Cease and Desist notice from the California Public Utilities Commission, and has temporarily suspended service.
CPUC Imposes Record $1.6 Billion Fine On PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThe California Public Utilities Commission has approved to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.6 billion for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is 'Too Big' To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion PenaltyPacific 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.
San Bruno Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E Pipeline ExplosionThe San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
$55,000 Raised From Farewell Dinner For Former CPUC President Michael Peevey Won’t Go To UC School Of Public PolicyThe University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy will not receive any of the money raised from last month's dinner held in San Francisco.
CPUC Proposes New $1.6 Billion Fine Against PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThe 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.
7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing ProcedureDialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime "415" area code fans are not happy about it.
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.
San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With ProtestsAfter stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.
Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For 'Lifetime Of Service' At San Francisco DinnerAmid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.