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  • PG&E criminally charged in gas explosion that killed 8 people

    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with federal felony counts related to a deadly gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010. According to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office, a federal grand jury in San Francisco found...
  • Finances of charity run by SEIU official scrutinized

    A Bay Area officer of the scandal-clouded Service Employees International Union has collected double salaries, one as a city transit worker and the other from a charity that receives much of its funding from the labor organization and corporate interests,...
  • Prop. 16 benefits utility

    Vote "No" on Proposition 16 — "The PG&E Monopoly Act." This self-serving proposition is a perfect example of a company buying an election for themselves. They are spending about $35 million to buy deceptive, essentially nonstop TV ads. The fliers...
  • Mailbag: Stop jaywalking, start driving safely

    I am sick of reading all the garbage about crossing a street in an unmarked area. Hello, this is called jaywalking — always has been, and it deserves a ticket. Why do the people in Glendale and Burbank feel we all must bow down and change the laws...
  • Groups name their picks

    Jon Coupal was among friends May 27 when he was the guest speaker at a Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. meeting. Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., founded by Jarvis and his wife, Estelle, to rein in property taxes in California....
  • Mailbag: Telling 'the truth on Prop 16'

    Pacific Gas and Electric, the largest private electric provider in the U.S., has somehow been allowed to use $46 million collected from its customers to put Proposition 16 on the June ballot. PG&E is the dominant backer of Proposition 16 with a single...
  • Officials cheer Prop. 16 loss

    Utility officials across Burbank and Glendale breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after voters rebuffed a ballot initiative that would have limited the ability of municipalities to create or expand public power services. The Glendale City...
  • Council cheers Prop. 16 loss

    Utility officials across Burbank and Glendale breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after voters rebuffed a ballot initiative that would have limited the ability of municipalities to create or expand public power services. The Glendale City...
  • Michael Hiltzik: PG&E buys itself a ballot initiative

     
    The characteristic campaign photograph of Hiram W. Johnson, who served two terms as California governor and five as its U.S. senator early in the last century, depicted him in a three-piece suit and high collar, with his dukes up. It......
  • SolarCity gets $60 million in financing from PG&E Corp.

     
    Solar panel installer SolarCity Corp. will get its newest round of financing from a more unusual source than the typical bank – PG&E Corp., parent of utility company Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Another PG&E Corp. subsidiary, Pacific Venture Capital,........
  • Michael Hiltzik: PG&E and the corruption of California politics

     
    The serene nerviness of big corporations that poke sticks at their regulators and the general public when their reputations are already in tatters never ceases to amaze and amuse. There's Anthem Blue Cross, which in the heat of a national......