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  • PG&E Solves One Problem, Creates Another During Gas Line Break In Roseville

    PG&E Solves One Problem, Creates Another During Gas Line Break In Roseville
    1,200 Roseville Residents had to go without gas, after PG&E repairs on a gas line break caused wider-spread outages. A PG&E representative says the leak that had the intersection of Cirby and Riverside Avenue closed down for much of Tuesday was caused by...
  • Sacramento Apartments Evacuated After Gas Leak

    Sacramento Apartments Evacuated After Gas Leak
    Fire crews are evacuating apartments following a gas main leak. Madison Avenue between Garfield and Manzanita has been shut down, and about 40 apartment units have been evacuated. The Sacramento Sheriff's Department is working with the Sacramento...
  • Residents Recall Rancho Cordova Explosion

    Residents Recall Rancho Cordova Explosion
    The explosion in San Bruno brings back memories for people living in a Rancho Cordova neighborhood where, almost two year ago, a blast killed one man and injured others. "I feel for them. I understand how that is," says Charles Wheeler, feeling for the...
  • Local Man Mourns Mother Killed In San Bruno Blast

    Local Man Mourns Mother Killed In San Bruno Blast
    When it was time for the family to get together, they would all meet at Elizabeth Torres' house. That's just the kind of mother, and grandmother, she was. The picture you see is her at Thanksgiving. "She sat down on the steps to take a breather because...
  • San Bruno Families Return Home

    "There's my wrist band," San Bruno residents had to wear wrist bands, apply color coded stickers to their cars and follow a schedule before they could finally go home. For Christine Giannini it was gratifying and unsettling, "I'll never forget the roaring...
  • PG&E to inspect gas lines across state after San Bruno disaster

    PG&E to inspect gas lines across state after San Bruno disaster
    California regulators are ordering Pacific Gas and Electric to survey all its natural gas lines in the state in the wake of the devastating suburban San Francisco blast that killed at least four people. The order issued by the state's Public Utilities...
  • PG&E Provides Funds To San Bruno Fire Victims

    PG&E Provides Funds To San Bruno Fire Victims
    PG&E president Chris Johns says the company has set aside $100 million to make sure San Bruno recovers from the natural gas explosion that rocked a neighborhood destroying 37 homes and killing four people. The money will be given to homeowners in $15...
  • Age, regulation of local gas lines questioned

    Age, regulation of local gas lines questioned
    The San Bruno gas explosion has brought up a number of questions including the age of the steel pipes used in San Diego's gas infrastructure. Critics have also pointed to regulation and said gas companies are not watched closely enough. "We need more...
  • Gas Line Underneath San Joaquin County Considered High-Risk

    Gas Line Underneath San Joaquin County Considered High-Risk
    A PG&E study, released in 2009, revealed that a nearly eight mile stretch of natural gas pipeline in San Joaquin County is considered high-risk. The underground pipe runs through Ripon, Manteca and Stockton, and is part of what PG&E calls Line 108. The...
  • PG&E deferred 2009 maintenance on San Bruno pipeline

    PG&E deferred 2009 maintenance on San Bruno pipeline
    State regulators in 2007 gave Pacific Gas and Electric Co. the go-ahead to spend $5 million of ratepayer money to replace a 62-year-old section of the same pipeline that exploded last week in San Bruno, but the work never got done as scheduled in 2009....
  • 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...