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  • 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...
  • PG&E official says investigators will look into reports that residents smelled gas before massive San Bruno fire

     
    The president of Pacific Gas and Electric said Thursday night that investigators would look into reports that residents smelled gas in the days preceding the huge explosion and massive fire that is raging across 10 acres in a San Bruno......
  • 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......
  • 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...