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  • San Bruno authorities search for 2 people believed missing; PG&E says gas line was inspected last year

     
    Authorities are searching for two people who remain unaccounted for in the thunderous explosion that left four people dead in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, officials said Saturday. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) confirmed that authorities had...
  • Blast victim worked for agency that regulates PG&E [Updated]

     
    A 44-year-old woman who worked for the state agency charged with regulating PG&E pipelines is among those missing and presumed dead in the San Bruno explosion. Jacqueline Greig, an employee of the California Public Utilities Commission, is believed to...
  • PG&E ordered to inspect entire gas system after San Bruno blast

     
    State utility regulators announced Sunday that they will order Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to inspect its entire natural-gas transmission system for leaks, preserve all records from the San Bruno explosion and report how much the company is spending on.......
  • PG&E announces $100-million relief fund for San Bruno gas explosion victims

     
    Pacific Gas and Electric announced a relief fund Monday of up to $100 million for residents displaced by the San Bruno gas explosion. Gas company officials said they expect to distribute checks by the end of the week of up......
  • Michael Hiltzik: PG&E lives down to its reputation

     
    If there's a saving grace for Southern Californians in following the dismal story of Pacific Gas & Electric Co., it's that PG&E isn't our utility, thank goodness. As my Sunday column observes, that burden falls on the unfortunate citizens of......
  • PG&E wants Diablo Canyon nuclear plant's relicensing to be delayed for seismic testing

     
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has asked federal authorities to delay the license renewal proceedings for its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until more thorough seismic testing of the area around the plant can be performed. In the wake of......
  • PUC President Peevey makes the right call, will step down

    PUC President Peevey makes the right call, will step down
    California Public Utilities President Michael Peevey, under investigation for his cozy relationship with the companies he regulates, announced Thursday that he would step down at the end of the year. That's the right call. Peevey's announcement came...
  • Explosion Causes Power Outages Throughout San Francisco

    Explosion Causes Power Outages Throughout San Francisco
    Around 4,000 PG&E customers lost power and several dozen people were reportedly trapped in elevators throughout San Francisco following an underground power transformer explosion Friday afternoon. The PG&E equipment located at the intersection of O'...
  • Winter Storm Blog: Low Snow, Wet Weather Continue Through NorCal; Schools Closed

    Winter Storm Blog: Low Snow, Wet Weather Continue Through NorCal; Schools Closed
    Visit this page on FOX40.com for rolling updates on the 12/07 Winter Storm from FOX40.com's online news producer: Update at 3:05pm: More photos have been added to the FOX40.com Winter Storm photo gallery. There's a link to the right of this page if you...
  • Rain & Snow: Is The Worst Over For Northern California?

    Rain & Snow: Is The Worst Over For Northern California?
    Northern California's rain and snow experience isn't over just yet. A string of rain showers, heavy at times, will continue to move through the Sacramento Delta extending through the Northern San Joaquin Valley for the rest of Friday evening. Over the...
  • Gas Leak Momentarily Causes Home Evacuations

    Gas Leak Momentarily Causes Home Evacuations
    A gas leak prompted the evacuation of several homes and a hotel in Sacramento County Friday afternoon. The leak happened near Channing Drive and Holiday Way in North Highlands after construction crews struck an underground gas pipe. Residents in the area...