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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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......
  • State regulators approve $9 million in solar research grants, PG&E solar contract

     
    The California Public Utilities Commission approved more than $9 million in solar research grants Thursday and also gave the go-ahead to a solar contract for the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. PG&E will move forward with a 25-year power purchase......
  • PG&E invests $100 million in SunRun home solar installations

     
    PG&E Corp. apparently enjoys playing banker, saying Monday that it is creating a financing fund for yet another Bay Area solar company. In January, the parent of the Pacific Gas & Electric utility invested $60 million with SolarCity, a firm......
  • PG&E partners with SunRun to finance home solar photovoltaics

     
    PG&E Corp. is partnering with yet another Bay Area solar company, investing $100 million to help pay for the installation of more than 3,500 home photovoltaic arrays. This time, the parent of the Pacific Gas & Electric utility is pairing......
  • Pipeline blast sends PG&E shares plummeting

     
    Shares of PG&E Corp., the parent of Pacific Gas & Electric, plunged more than 8% on Friday in heavy trading as investors fled in the wake of the gas-line break and fatal fire Thursday in San Bruno. The stock sank......
  • Fatal 2008 blast should have been 'wake-up call' for PG&E, reform group says [Updated]

     
    The massive explosion in San Bruno could have been avoided had Pacific Gas & Electric followed through on the promises it made after a 2008 fatal gas line explosion in a suburban community outside Sacramento, a utility reform group said......
  • PG&E did poor job inspecting gas pipes, advocacy group says

     
    PG&E has had extensive problems with a program to inspect leaks in a massive distribution system that stretches from the California-Oregon border to Bakersfield, according to a ratepayer advocacy group. Distribution pipes, which deliver natural gas to...