San Francisco Judge Strikes Down Trump Healthcare Religious Refusal RuleA U.S. judge in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down a new federal rule that would have allowed health care workers ranging from ambulance drivers to receptionists to refuse to provide care for religious reasons.
PG&E Monitor: Inspectors Missing Potentially Hazardous Trees Near Power LinesA court-appointed monitor told a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday that PG&E Co.'s tree inspectors are missing some trees that may be at risk of causing fires by falling on electric lines.
PG&E Disputes Report Linking Delayed Repairs To Camp FirePG&E Co. told a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday that it denies a Wall Street Journal article's implication that it knowingly delayed repairing the transmission line maintenance problem that caused last year's deadly Camp Fire.
Judge Takes Oversight Of PG&E's Wildfire Prevention PlansA federal judge said Tuesday he will closely monitor Pacific Gas & Electric's tree-trimming this year and barred the utility from paying out dividends to shareholders as part of a new, court-ordered wildfire prevention plan.
Judge Who Berated PG&E Over Wildfires Demanding More AnswersA U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. for its role in California wildfires demanded that the utility answer more questions.
PG&E Objects To Bay Area Federal Judge's Proposals On Wildfire RiskPG&E says a federal judge's proposal to prevent the utility's equipment from causing any wildfires in 2019 would interfere with regulators, create safety risks and cost too much money.
Judge Tells PG&E To Explain Any Role In Camp FireA U.S. judge overseeing a criminal case against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. asked the utility Tuesday to explain any role it may have played in the massive Camp Fire.
Judge Holds Climate Change Class In Suits Against Big OilA federal judge presiding over lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying about global warming to protect their profits is turning his courtroom into a classroom in what could be the first hearing to study the science of climate change.
Judge: Ending DACA Program Creates HardshipA federal judge grilled an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday over the Trump administration's justification for ending a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, saying many people had come to rely on it and faced a "real" and "palpable" hardship from its loss.