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  • PG&E confirms that one of its gas lines ruptured in area of massive San Bruno fire

     
    The utility company that serves San Bruno confirmed Thursday night that one its gas line ruptured in the neighborhood where a roaring fire left at least one person dead, destroyed a number homes and injured a couple of dozen victims.......
  • 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......
  • No Elevated Cancer Levels in Town Made Famous by "Erin Brokovich"

    No Elevated Cancer Levels in Town Made Famous by "Erin Brokovich"
    HINKLEY (AP) -- A California state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community that inspired the award-winning Hollywood movie "Erin Brockovich" through its struggles with contaminated groundwater. The...
  • Rain Causes Early Problems

    The most immediate consequence of this storm fell on drivers; from highways to neighborhood streets. The storm brought big rain drops; and combined with some winter fog gave people fits behind the wheel. Heavy rains started to pound the valley just...
  • More Than 5,000 Residents Lose Power In Lincoln

    More Than 5,000 Residents Lose Power In Lincoln
    Several thousand Lincoln residents have lost power in the middle of the Sunday storm. The PG&E website reports there are seven outages in the area affecting more than 5,000 customers. The cause of the outage is unkown, as well as any estimate on time of...
  • PG&E Diverted Repair Money For San Bruno Gas Pipeline

    PG&E Diverted Repair Money For San Bruno Gas Pipeline
    The cause of the spectacular and deadly explosion and fire is still being investigated. But documents PG&E submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission say the pipeline was one of the company's 100 riskiest. It reads... "...the likelihood of...